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  Tanner Lecture on Human Values

 welcomes Maya Lin

Artist, Designer, Environmentalist

November 20, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Kingsbury Hall

November 21, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at UMFA- moderated conversation

Renowned artist and designer, Maya Lin, interprets the natural world through history, politics, and culture, creating a body of work that balances art and architecture. Her key works include the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC, The Civil Rights Memorial in Alabama, the Women's Table in Connecticut, and her digital memorial "What is Missing?"


David P. Gardner Lecture in the

Humanities and Fine Arts welcomes

Ben Fountain, Author

February 11, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

Utah Museum of Fine Art (UMFA)

Fountain's award-winning texts are rich in history, politics, and current affairs, and his prose is steeped in literary allusion, technique, and careful research. Fountain authored the short-story collection Brief Encounters with Che Guevara, ther radio piece "Haiti is Destiny" for This American Life, the novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, and the creative nonfiction essay collection Beautiful Country Burn Again.


World Leaders Lecture Forum

welcomes Reshma Saujani

Founder and CEO, Girls Who Code 

March 6, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.

  Kingsbury Hall

Reshma Saujani is dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology and changing the image of what a computer programmer looks like and does. With her international nonprofit, bestselling books, TED Talk, and award-winning podcast, she has sparked a worldwide conversation about women and technology and how we are raising our girls. 

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