Phi Beta Kappa Lecture Series

The University of Louisville Phi Beta Kappa Lecture is presented annually by the College of Arts and Sciences in partnership with the Phi Beta Kappa Association of Kentuckiana.

The Phi Beta Kappa faculty of the University of Louisville are proud to present the Phi Beta Kappa Lecture series. In partnership with the Phi Beta Kappa Association of Kentuckiana, the Dean and faculty of the UofL College of Arts and Sciences host the annual PBK lecture which is free and open to the public.

The Phi Beta Kappa lecture series brings outstanding scholars to campus for a high-profile public lecture as well as for informal meetings with students in the College of Arts and Sciences. This lecture series has welcomed several speakers of national prominence covering a broad range of topics and intellectual interests.

Past PBK Speakers

2016-17 PBK Lecture: James Shapiro, November 17, 2016

2015-16 PBK Lecture: Lyle Roelofs, November 12, 2015

2014-15 PBK Lecture: Romano Mazzoli, March 11, 2015

2013-14 PBK Lecture: Anthony Appiah, March 17, 2014

2012-13 PBK Lecture: M. Sanjayan, March 26, 2013

2011-12 PBK Lecture: Eugene Robinson, February 2, 2012

2010-11 PBK Lecture: Gretchen Morgenson, October 5, 2010

2009-10 PBK Lecture: Kathleen Hall Jamieson, October 19, 2009

2008-09 PBK Lecture: Harvey Cox, October 8, 2008

2007-08 PBK Lecture: Ruth Faden, October 30, 2007

2006-07 PBK Lecture: John Churchill, September 27, 2006

2005-06 PBK Lecture: George Greenia, February 22, 2006