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SMU reveals star-studded lineup for 2015-16 Tate Lecture Series - (6/1/2015)

Silicon Valley star offers his view of the world - (10/25/2014)

Fracking as technological game changer? Venture capitalist Peter Thiel says not so fast. - (10/23/2014)

Celebrities sign up for SMU’s Tate lecture series - (7/15/2014)

2014-2015 Tate Lectures to feature former secretaries of state, broadcasters and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer - (7/15/2014)

Russian Garry Kasparov recently spoke at SMU’s Tate Series - (3/19/2014)

Sir Ken Robinson Inspires ESD Students and Teachers to ‘Create an Open Mind’ - (11/21/2013)

Renowned author Robert Caro reflects on 50th Anniversary of JFK Assasination - (10/28/2013)

Q&A: Robert Caro on viewing Kennedy through LBJ’s eyes - (10/25/2013)

Authoritative and unedited Robert Gates impressive at SMU’s Tate Lecture Series - (9/19/2013)

Gates, Panetta question Obama's Syria strategy - (9/18/2013)

Former Defense Secretaries Criticize Obama on Syria - (9/18/2013)

At SMU, Gates, Panetta discuss repercussions of military action in Syria - (9/17/2013)

SMU Hosts Two Former U.S. Defense Secretaries, CIA Directors, in Tate Lecture Season Opener - (9/13/2013)

Former Defense Secretaries, NPR Luminaries, and Authors to Headline Series - (7/22/2013)

From Authors to Chess Players, SMU’s Tate Lecturers Entertain and Enlighten - (7/20/2013)

Ebby Halliday Companies Commit to 4-year Sponsorship of Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series at SMU - (5/19/2013)

Author Robert Caro, Discussing ‘JFK 50 Years Later,’ is Among the Headliners in the New Season of the Tate Lecture Series at SMU - (5/15/2013)

Uribe Highlight of Tate Lecture Series - No Drugs Needed - (5/9/2013)

SMU’s Tate Lecture Series Presents Master Storyteller M.K. Asante - (2/26/2013)

SMU’s Tate Lecture Series Presents Historians Michael Beschloss and Douglas Brinkley - (2/5/2013)

SMU’s Tate Lecture Series Presents Public Health Leader Sanjay Gupta - (11/27/2012)

SMU's Tate Series Features Visionary Game Designer Jane McGonigal - (11/13/2012)

SMU's Tate Series Presents Media Personality Regis Philbin - (10/9/2012)

Lecture Schedule

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All lectures begin at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. Box office opens at 7 p.m.

September 25, 2018 - (Sold Out)

James Baker, III and Leon Panetta with David Gergen

October 16, 2018 - (Sold Out)

Jon Meacham

November 6, 2018 - (Sold Out)

Thomas Friedman

December 4, 2018 - (Sold Out)

Siddhartha Mukherjee

February 5, 2019 - (Sold Out)

Bill Browder 

February 26, 2019 - (Sold Out)

Lisa Randall

March 5, 2019

Special Event With Howard Schultz

April 2, 2019 - (Sold Out)

Amy Cuddy

May 7, 2019 - (Sold Out)

Kathy Bates