News and Announcements
SOLD OUT - 2014 Tanner Lecture on Human Values with Neil deGrasse Tyson
The 2014 Tanner Lecture on Human Values with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is
March 26, 2014 - 7 PM
Kingsbury Hall (1395 E. Presidents Circle)
The lecture will be broadcast live to multiple University of Utah Venues:
Marriott Library's Gould Auditorium
Social and Behavioral Science Lecture Hall
Film and Media Arts Building Auditorium
Broadcasts are free (no tickets required), with doors opening at 6 PM
Live broadcasts are sponsored by XMission
2014 McMurrin Lecture and Symposium with Kathleen Flake
Join us for the 2014 McMurrin Lecture on Religion and Culture by University of Virginia Professor Kathleen Flake. The McMurrin Lecture will serve as the keynote address for a symposium honoring the work and legacies of Lowell Bennion, Obert C. Tanner, and Sterling McMurrin. All events are free and open to the public.
McMurrin Lecture | April 11, 2014 - 7 PM - Salt Lake Main Library (210 E 400 S)
Symposium | April 12, 2014 - Panels begin at 9:00 AM - Tanner Center Conf. Room
2014 World Leaders Lecture Forum with Julia Gillard
The Tanner Humanities Center welcomes Julia Gillard, former Prime Minister of Australia,
as the keynote speaker for the 2014 World Leaders Lecture Forum. This event is free and
open to the public.
September 17, 2014 - 11:00 AM
Libby Gardner Hall (1375 E. Presidents Circle)
A Symposium on Secrecy
Co-sponsored by the Tanner Humanities Center, this symposium will include a keynote
address by UC Davis Professor Mario Biagioli, titled "Secret Authorship or Secret Data?
Scientific Ghostwriting as Food for Thought." Events are free and open to the public.
Spring 2014 Work-in-Progress Lectures
Join us for a series of lectures by University of Utah faculty and Tanner Center fellows.
All talks are held at noon in the Tanner Center's conference room (143 CTIHB), and are
free and open to the public.
Thursday, March 20 - Shimon Shetreet - Owens Chair in Middle East Studies
Tuesday, March 25 - Hakan Yavuz - Dept. of Political Science
National Theatre Screenings
Enjoy screenings of productions by London's National Theatre Company right here in Utah. All shows are held at noon at the Broadway Cinemas (111 E 300 S). Click here to purchase tickets.
Saturday, March 29 - War Horse - SOLD OUT
Saturday, June 7 - King Lear
Saturday, July 12 - Small Family Business
Saturday, Aug 2 - Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
WAR HORSE Panel Discussion
The University of Utah’s Tanner Humanities Center and Department of Theatre are proud
to present a roundtable discussion on War Horse. This event is free and open to the
March 28, 2014 - 2:00 PM
Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Bldg, Room 101