Lectures and Symposia

Clements Center for Southwest Studies Brown Bag Lectures:This monthly series features guest lectures during the semester for SMU faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students, and members of the community interested in the Southwest.  Usually held on Wednesdays during the lunch hour in the Texana Room of the DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University.

Al & Sadye Gartner Honors Lecture Series:  Brings to the SMU campus noted academics, business leaders, civic figures, and cultural experts.

Allman Family Lecture Series: Connects SMU students and community with highly acclaimed professionals and academic leaders.

Embrey Human Rights Program: Offers seminars centered around human rights themes.      

John Goodwin Tower Center Forum: Enables members to help advance the pursuit of global solutions to the important issues facing the world and provides access to leading voices shaping public policy today via monthly lectures, conferences, and dinners.


Departmental Symposia 
The departmental symposia feature guest lecturers discussing their areas of expertise and research. They are open to members of the SMU community and the general public. 

        Anthropology – George and Mary Foster Lectures in Cultural Anthropology

        Archeology – Wendorf Lecture Series

        Asian Studies - Asian Studies Lecture Series

        Biology - Seminars

        Earth Sciences - Events

        Economics - Seminars

        English - Gilbert Lecture Series

        History – Stanton Sharp Lecture Series

        Mathematics - Colloquium

        Physics - Seminars

        Religious Studies – Levine Lecture in Jewish Studies

        Statistical Sciences - Seminars