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Author of ‘Cuz,’ a fierce family memoir, to deliver Howard Lecture

Aug. 27, 2018—Danielle Allen, a political theorist who has written a family memoir about the life and tragic death of her previously incarcerated first cousin, will deliver the Harry C. Howard Lecture Thursday, Aug. 30.

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Author of fierce family memoir ‘Cuz’ to deliver Howard Lecture

Mar. 7, 2018—Danielle Allen, a Harvard political theorist who has written a family memoir about the life and tragic death of her previously incarcerated first cousin, will deliver the Harry C. Howard Lecture on March 13.

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NEH chair to deliver Warren Center’s Howard Lecture

Oct. 23, 2015—NEH Chair William Adams, who was a strong supporter of higher education projects relating to the humanities while serving as president of Colby College, will deliver the Harry C. Howard Lecture at Vanderbilt University Oct. 27.

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Writer James McBride to present the 2014 Harry Howard Lecture

Sep. 25, 2014—James McBride, who wrote the National Book Award winner "The Good Lord Bird," will give the Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture Oct. 2 at Sarratt Cinema.

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Mellon Foundation president to deliver Vanderbilt’s Howard Lecture

Jan. 31, 2014—Earl Lewis, president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will deliver the 2013-14 Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture Feb. 20 at Vanderbilt University's Central Library.

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Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture Series: Edward Ayers: “The Humanities in Our Times”

Oct. 25, 2012—Watch video of Edward L. Ayers, President and Professor of History at the University of Richmond, present this year’s Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture on Thursday, October 18 in Flynn Auditorium. His talk is entitled “The Humanities in Our Times.” Prior to his appointment at the University of Richmond, Ayers served as Buckner W. Clay...

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Pioneering activist for clean-energy economy to speak Oct. 19

Oct. 14, 2011—Clean-energy and human rights activist Van Jones will deliver the 2011 Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture at 4:10 p.m. Oct. 19 in Sarratt Cinema. His talk, “Rebuild the American Dream: Green Jobs and Beyond,” will be drawn largely from his book The Green Collar Economy.

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