Past Faber Lecturers

Peggy Phelan, the Ann O'Day Maples Professor of the Arts Professor of English at Stanford University gave a lecture on "Contact Warhol: Photography without End."

Since 1963, eminent writers, critics and scholars have come to campus through this program endowed by the Faber family and members of the Class of 1915. Each literature department and program may propose one visitor each year.

2019-20 Lecturers

2018-19 Lecturers
2017-18 Lecturers
2016-17 Lecturers
2015-16 Lecturers
  • Jon Whitman, Hebrew University: Encountering Scripture in Overlapping Cultures: Early Jewish, Christian and Muslim Strategies of Reading and Their Contemporary Implications
  • Clare A. Lees, King’s College London: Life Classes From Anglo-Saxon England: Three Studies in the Self
  • Alexander Zholkovsky, University of Southern California: “Who Organized the Standing Ovation?”: Stalin, Akhmatova, and Shakespeare
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