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Tate Lecture Series

SMU Tate Lecture Series

Student Forum Information and Reservations

The Tate Lecture Series Student Forum is a question-and-answer session for SMU students, faculty and staff and area high school students with the featured Tate speaker.

  • All Tate Lecture Series Student Forums begin at 4:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom.
  • SCHEDULE NOTE: The Student Forum featuring Bryan Stevenson on Thursday, October 13 will take place in SMU's McFarlin Auditorium.
  • Doors open at 4 p.m.
  • Forums are free for students, teachers and staff.
  • Your seats will be guaranteed until 4:15 p.m.; after that, it is first come, first served.
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Lecture Schedule

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

September 20, 2016

Tom Brokaw and Doris Kearns Goodwin with David Gergen

October 13, 2016

Bryan Stevenson

November 1, 2016

Scott Kelly

November 29, 2016

David Leonhardt

January 31, 2017

Angela Duckworth

March 7, 2017

Brandon Stanton

April 4, 2017

Indra Nooyi

May 2, 2017

Alan Alda