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Chancellor’s Lecture Series

Sally Yates, Former Acting United States Attorney General

The Presidency and the Rule of Law: A Conversation about Justice Past and Present

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Reception 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Langford Auditorium Lobby

Lecture 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Langford Auditorium

Former United States Acting Attorney General Sally Yates joins Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Vanderbilt Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham for a timely and enlightening discussion on the evolving view of justice.

Tickets, which are free and available on a first-come basis, are required for this lecture and must be picked up at the Sarratt Student Center Box Office. Limit of four tickets per person. For hours of operation and additional information on the Box Office, please call (615) 343-3361.

Parking is available in the 25th Avenue Garage, located near the intersection of 25th and Highland Avenues. Please use the Highland Avenue entrance.

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Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Retired), NATO’s 16 Supreme Allied Commander Europe

Beyond the Horizon: 21st Century Global Security and Risk

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Reception 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Ingram Hall Lobby – Blair School of Music

Lecture 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Ingram Hall – Blair School of Music

ADM James Stavridis joins Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Vanderbilt Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham to share his thoughts, considerable expertise, and informed perspective on world security and the fate of America’s decades-old leadership role on the international stage.

Tickets, which are free and available on a first-come basis, are required for this lecture will be available beginning on September 18  at the Sarratt Student Center Box Office.  Limit of four tickets per person.

Parking is available in the West Garage, 25th Avenue S., near the intersection of Children’s Way.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

MLK Commemorative Series Chancellor’s Lecture

Guest speaker – to be announced

Lecture 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Langford Auditorium

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Patrick Kennedy

My Journey: Making Mental Health Essential Health

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Lecture 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Langford Auditorium

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Chris Matthews

author of soon-to-be-published “Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit”

Remembering Robert F. Kennedy: 50 Year Commemoration

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Lecture 6:30-7:30 p.m. – venue to be announced

Additional events for  spring semester 2018 will be added. Check back for exciting updates, email cls@vanderbilt.edu, or follow twitter.com/nick_zeppos .


View videos and photos of previous lectures here.