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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.
  • 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 26, 2017

Richard Haass and Fareed Zakaria with David Gergen

October 24, 2017

Amanda Lindhout

November 28, 2017

Sarah Parcak

January 30, 2018

Ian Bremmer

February 27, 2018

Darren Walker with Walter Isaacson

March 20, 2018

David Petraeus

April 10, 2018

Shawn Achor

May 1, 2018

Jeff Bridges