College of Arts and Sciences

CAS Distinguished Lecturers


Fall 2013

Timothy Lash.
Dr. Timothy Lash,
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

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We have chosen to list all of The Arts and Sciences Lectures of the past, both in chronological order and by department. We do this to honor those who have earned this distinction and because the topics of the lectures give a good overview of the many dimensions of the College of Arts and Sciences.

About the Distinguished Lecturer Program

Arts and Sciences Lecture Series was established by action of the College of Arts and Sciences Council on March 8, 1968. Its purpose is to honor Arts and Sciences faculty members who have made outstanding scholarly contributions to the University and to their disciplines. There are two lectures each year, a Fall Lecture and a Spring Lecture.
(Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lecturer Guidelines [ rtf ] )


Spring 2014

Dr. Mark Swerdlik
Dr. Louis Perez,
Professor of History

The First 20 Years

First 20 Years:
Arts and Sciences Lectures 1968-1988

The first twenty years of lectures have been collected into a volume published by Illinois State University in 1990, entitled, First 20 Years: Arts and Sciences Lectures 1968-1988. Edited by Dr. Richard H. Dammers.