Jennine Capó Crucet, Elon University Common Reading Lecture

Thursday, September 14
Alumni Gym, 5 p.m.

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Siddhartha Mukherjee, “The Changing Landscape of Cancer”

Wednesday, September 20
McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

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Sweet Plantain

Wednesday, October 11
Whitley Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

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Winona LaDuke, “Creating a Multi-Cultural Democracy”

Tuesday, November 28
Whitley Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

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Wes Moore, Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture

Wednesday, January 10
McCrary Theatre, 6 p.m.

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About

Elon University offers a rich and varied program of artistic cultural events that complement and support campus life and the thriving academic programs in art, dance, literature, music and theatre. Special lectures and presentations on timely topics support a broad range of curricular and co-curricular learning. The Elon University Lyceum Series, the Baird Pulitzer Prize Lecture, the Elon Common Reading Program are anticipated each year. Significant occasions such as convocations and commencements are important traditions for the university. All of these events are planned and executed through the Office of Cultural and Special Programs.

Previous campus speakers include two former Secretaries of State, Madeleine Albright and General Colin Powell, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, former president George H.W. Bush, Queen Noor of Jordan, former Prime Minister of England Margaret Thatcher, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, poet and author Maya Angelou, violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman, astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson, renowned conservationist Jane Goodall, trusted political broadcast and print journalists including Walter Cronkite, George Will and Bob Woodward, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, award winning NPR correspondent Diane Rehm and NBC News Editor Brian Williams.

Please browse the cultural calendar listing for more information about upcoming performances. Information is also available through E-net, the Elon University online news source, www.elon.edu/e-net