Foerster Lectures on the Immortality of the Soul
Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures
Howison Lectures in Philosophy
Jefferson Memorial Lectures
Bernard Moses Memorial Lecture
Carl O. Sauer Memorial Lecture
Barbara Weinstock Lectures on the Morals of Trade
Pierre-Gilles de Gennes was a French physicist and the Nobel Prize laureate in Physics in 1991 the discovery that methods developed for studying order phenomena in simple systems can be generalized to more complex forms of matter; in particular to liquid crystals and polymers. From 1976 to 2002, he was Director of the Ecole de Physique et Chimie (Paris), a center for the formation of research engineers in physics, chemistry, and biology.