These campus-wide lecture series complement the wide range of lectures offered throughout the year by the schools, departments, and other units.

Life of the Mind

Sponsored by the Office of the President and the Office of the Provost, the Life of the Mind series celebrates Emory's outstanding faculty and the dynamic intellectual community of the university.

Contact: Tom Jenkins, Senior Director, Academic and Strategic Initiatives

Watch Recent Lectures
  • Game on: Emerging Interactive Technology for Research and Teaching | November 2016 | YouTube video 
  • Turning to Business: The Role of Business Schools in Addressing Inequality | March 2016 | YouTube video
  • Lessons My Parents Taught Me: Words of Wisdom from an Emory Expert on Aging | March 2015 | YouTube video
  • Bourgeois Radicals: Crushing the "White Man's Burden," NAACP-Style | January 2015 | YouTube video

Public Scholarship

Community discussions of public scholarship, sponsored by the Office of the Provost, help advance Emory's mission "to create, preserve, teach, and apply knowledge in the service of humanity" by connecting ideas and discoveries with real-world opportunities and applications.

Distinguished Faculty Lecture

The annual John F. Morgan Sr. Distinguished Faculty Lecture, developed by the Faculty Council, recognizes scholarly and teaching excellence in a community forum.

A Faculty Council committee nominates a speaker for consideration. The president and provost review the nomination and invite the speaker.