Parker Lecture: March 12

Join us on Wednesday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. for our next public lecture, The 24th Annual Parker Memorial History Lecture, featuring AP Correspondent, Kimberly Dozier.

Upcoming Events

Sun May 11

Art Thesis Exhibition Opening Reception

Location: The New Leaf Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Past speakers include:

Jane Goodall
Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace

Jonathan Granoff

President, Global Security Institute 

Ashok Gangadean

Global Policy Institute, Haverford College 

Audrey Kitagawa

U.N. Advisor, Spritual Leader 

Craig Eisendrath

Senior Fellow, Center for International Policy 

Rep. Joseph Hoeffel

U.S. House of Representatives (1999-2005 for Pennsylvania's 13th District)

Jay Parini

Author, poet 

Donald Miller


Bob Bigelow

Author & former NBA player 

Donna Rice Hughes


Donald Miller


Tim O'Brien


Dan Kindlon

Psychologist & author 

Dr. David Abshire


Phil Caputo

Pulitzer Prize-winning author 

Al Hunt '60

Editor for Bloomberg News, host of TV showPolitical Capital; Executive Washington Editor for the Wall Street Journal

Judy Woodruff
American television news anchor and journalist

Derek Walcott

Poet, Nobel Prize in literature 

David Halberstam


Mark Helprin


Norman Mailer


Eric Lindros

Former NHL hockey player 

John Spagnola

Former football player 

David Halberstam

Author & historian 

Donald Hall

Professor, poet 

Dr. James McPherson

Professor of History, Princeton University 

Lani Guinier

Professor of Law 

Sonia Sanchez


Michael Dorf

History professor, Columbia University 

Julian Bond

Civil rights leader 

Dr. Drew Gilpen Faust

Former History professor, University of Pennsylvania; President, Harvard University

Randall "Tex" Cobb


Dr. William H. Chafe

History professor, Duke University 

Dr. Michael Reichert

Psychologist, author

Wolfgang Sawallisch


Dr. Alan Brinkley

History professor, Columbia University 

Lawrence Eagleberger

Former Secretary of State 

David Eisenhower

Author & grandson of President Dwight D. Eisenhower 

Bill Bradley

U.S. Senator

The Hon. Richard J. Hughes

Former Governor of New Jersey 

Stephen Schwartz


Dr. Sharon Ullman

History professor, Bryn Mawr College 

Bob Beamon

Former athlete 

Dr. David Barry Gasper

History professor, Duke University 

James Trelease


Professor Gabor Boritt

History professor, Gettysburg College 

Sheldon Hackney

Former Univ. of Pennsylvania president 

Eddie Lawrence


E. Digby Baltzel

Author, educator 

Ashby Harper


Stanton Carroll
, M.D.
Critical care surgeon

Marc Howard

Television news reporter

Jeff Shaara


Paul Zarzyski
Cowboy poet

Rev. Joe Watkins
TV political analyst