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University Speaker Series at Illinois State 

The University Speaker Series at Illinois State seeks to bring innovative and enlightening speakers to the campus with the aim of providing the community with a platform to foster dialogue, cultivate enriching ideas, and continue an appreciation of learning as an active and lifelong process. 


Spring 2016 

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Social equality activist and author
Angela Davis

Friday, January 22
6 p.m.
Brown Ballroom,
Bone Student Center 

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Renown artist
Stephanie Liner
"Momentos” Of A Doomed Construct
January 27
University Galleries,
Uptown Normal 

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Author of  Memoirs of a Mujahed: Algeria's Struggle for Freedom, 1945-1962
Hamou Amirouche
The Making of an Algerian Freedom Fighter
February 10
7 p.m.
Schroeder Hall, room 242

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Carlos Figueroa
Bayard Rustin: Black Gay Quaker Thinker and Civil Rights and Labor Activist
February 15
7 p.m.
Prairie Room,
Bone Student Center

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Business consultant
Michael Keane
The Journey to a Sustainable Future
February 25
3:30 p.m.
Illinois State University’s Center for Performing Arts

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Disability advocate 
Andrew Morrison-Gurza
Deliciously Disabled
March 31
6 p.m.
Old Main Room,
Bone Student Center

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Author, screenwriter, radio personality
David Congalton
George Clooney Laughed: (Mostly) True Tales of a Hollywood Writer
April 6
7 p.m.
Capen Auditorium

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Coalition for Networked Information
Joan Lippincott
Moving Forward Together: Libraries and Librarians as Partners in Teaching, Learning, and Research
April 12
10 a.m.
Old Main Room,
Bone Student Center

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Cybersecurity expert
Charlie Miller
If You Make It, We Can Break It!
April 12
7 p.m.
Bone Student Center

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Timothy Snyder 

Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning 
April 19


Take a look at speakers from past years of The Speaker Series at Illinois State University.


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