The Public Speaker Series

The purpose of the public speaker series is to raise awareness about critical social and political issues and to help empower and inspire our students and our communities to move from scholarship to action.

Previous Speaker and Workshop Series’ themes have included:

Fall 2009's Public Speaker Series theme will be Learning to Live Responsibly in an Irresponsible Time and will focus on different definitions, both theoretical and practical, of social responsibility across diverse perspectives and disciplines and on interpersonal, community, local and global levels.

Click here to view video from our recent Speaker Series Lecture with esteemed physicist, academic, eco-feminist and activist Dr Vandana Shiva. Dr. Shiva joined us at Pitzer College on October 14, 2009 as part of our public speaker series themed "Learning to Live Responsibly in an Irresponsible Time".