The University of California, Berkeley, sponsors a variety of public lectures. The lectureships present eminent scholars, Nobel laureates, and prominent figures to the University and San Francisco Bay Area community. Graduate Council and Tanner Lectures are free and no tickets are required.

Mary Ann Mason
Mary Ann Mason

Bernard Moses Memorial Lectures
“Do Babies Matter? Gender and Family in the Ivory Tower”
Mary Ann Mason – Professor of the Graduate School, Faculty Co-Director of the Earl Warren Institute for Law and Social Policy, University of California, Berkeley
February 26, 2013 – 4:10 PM
Alumni House, Toll Room, on the UC Berkeley campus.

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Robert Brandom

Howison Lectures in Philosophy
“Reason, Genealogy, and the Hermeneutics of Magnanimity”
Robert Brandom – Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh
March 13, 2013 – 4:10 PM
Alumni House, Toll Room, on the UC Berkeley campus.

Frances Kamm
Frances Kamm

Tanner Lectures on Human Values
“The Trolley Problem Mysteries: May We Harm Some to Save Others?”
Frances Kamm – Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy, Harvard University
Who Turned the Trolley? Is There a Problem?
March 19, 2013 – 4:10 PM
“How Was the Trolley Turned?”
March 20, 2013 – 4:10 PM
Seminar and Discussion
March 21, 2013 – 4:10 PM
Alumni House, Toll Room, on the UC Berkeley campus for all three days of this event.

Looking ahead: lectures in April

Foerster Lecture by Alexandra Horowitz
April 4, 2013
Alumni House, Toll Room, on the UC Berkeley campus.

Jefferson Lecture by William Cronon
April 15, 2013
International House, on the UC Berkeley campus.

For more information, including a wide range of past presentations by prominent scholars, scientists, and public intellectuals you can see or hear online, please visit the lectures sites at grad.berkeley.edu/lectures/. You can also contact us by phone, at (510) 643.7413, or by e-mail (lectures@berkeley.edu).

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