History

2016

Marilynne Robinson Our Public Conversation: How America Talks about Itself

2014

Terry Eagleton Hope Without Optimism

2012

Martin Kemp Structural Intuitions

2012

Michael Turner Cosmology: From the Birth of the Universe Until the End of Time

2010

Robert Pippin Fatalism in Film Noir: Some Cinematic Philosophy

2010

Michael Tomasello The Origins of Human Cooperation

2009

Kwame Anthony Appiah Honor and Moral Change

2009

William Labov The Politics of Linguistic Change in America

2008

Louis Menand Academic Pickles

2007

Natasha Trethewey Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

2006

T.J. Clark The Exchange of Women

2005

Stephen Muhall The Conversation of Humanity

2005

Dan Segal Modernity and the History Monopoly

2004

Freeman Dyson Life in the Universe

2004

Richard Rorty The Priority of Imagination Over Reason

2002

Maurice Godelier In and Out of Western Tradition: The Delicate Balance of Social Anthropology

2001

Dr. Charles Joyner. Meeting of the Waters: The Current of Southern Music

2000

Maurice Kriegel. A History of Jewish Messianism in the Modern World.

1999

Ira Katznelson. Southern Politics Revisited: Reflections on Representation, Partisanship, and Social Change in the Last Half-Century.

1999

Wole Soyinka. The Muse at War: African Expression and the Siege of Censors

1998

Nobel Peace Laureates Conference

1997

James C. Scott The State and People Who Move

1997

Ian Hacking Strange Voyagers: The Epidemic of Dissociative Fugue in France, 1886-1910

1997

Barbara Stafford. Visual Analogy: Reviving the Art of Love.

1996

Johannes Fabian Moments of Freedom: On Anthropology and Popular Culture

1995

Thomas P. Hughes Metaphors Shaping Modern History: Creation, Mechanization, and Control

1973

Robert Coles Irony in the Mind's Life

1972

Sir John Summerson Victorian Architecture in London 

1971

Jean Gottmann The People and Their Territory: Reconsideration of a Basic Relationship

1970

Charles Sterling Studies in French 15th Century Painting 

1969

James Willard Hurst The Legitimacy of the Business Corporation

1968

R.W. Fleming The University Now: Reflections of a President

1967

Chen Ning Yang Symmetry Principles in Physics

1966

John Wheeler-Bennett The Crown, the Empire, and the Commonwealth

1965

Marjorie Hope Nicolson Pepys’ Diary and the New Science

1964

John W. Milnor Topology From the Differential Viewpoint

1963

Don K. Price The Scientific Estate

1962

Leo Strauss The City and The Man

1961

Northrop Frye The Well-Tempered Critic

1960

Fred Hoyle New Theories on the Origin of Stars and Elements

1959

B.F. Skinner Education: A Technology of Behavior

1957

S. Lane Faison German Art in the Age of Bach

1956

N.P. Mott Atomic Structure and the Strength of Metals

1955

George E. Mylonas Ancient Mycenae

1954

Theodosius Dobzhansky The Biological Basis of Human Freedom

1953

Dennis H. Robertson Britain in the World Economy

1952

James B. Conant Education and Liberty

1951

Allan Nevins The Statesmanship of the Civil War

1950

Archibald Thomson Davison Bach and Handel

1949

W.H. Auden The Enchafed Flood

1943

Gilbert Chinard The Sage of Monticello

1942

Erwin Panofsky The Gothic Style

1941

Reginald Aldworth Daly The Floor of the Ocean

1940

Carl Lotus Becker Modern Democracy

1939

Heinrich Bruning The Changing Background of Democracy

1938

Wolfgang Kohler Dynamics in Psychology

1937

Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker. The Beginnings of American Civilization.

1936

Robert Millikan Cosmic Rays

1935

John Dewey Liberalism and Social Action

1934

Henry Norris Russell The Solar System and Its Origin

1933

T.S. Eliot. After Strange Gods

1932

Lindsay Rogers Crisis Government

1931

Albert J. Nock The Theory of Education in the United States

1930

Frederick Paul Keppel The Foundation

1929

William E. Dodd The Statecraft of Woodrow Wilson

1928

Walter Lippmann American Inquisitors

1927

Alfred North Whitehead Symbolism: Its Meaning and Effect

1926

Alexander Frederick Whyte Asia in the Twentieth Century

1925

James Thomson Shotwell The Security of Nations

1924

John Huston Finley The Making and Mission of America

1922

Thomas Nelson Page Dante and His Influence

1920

William Roscoe Thayer The Art of Biography

1917

John Henry Wigmore Problems of Law

1916

Archibald Cary Coolidge Origins of the Triple Alliance

1915

William Howard Taft The Presidency

1914

Arthur Twining Hadley Undercurrents in American Politics

1913

James Bryce Ancient Democracy

1911

William Henry Welch Development of Medicine As a Science

1910

Thomas R. Lounsbury The Early Literary Career of Robert Browning

1909

Charles W. Eliot Conflict Between Individualism and Collectivism in a Democracy

1908

Basil Gildersleeve Hellas and Hesperia

1907

Silas Weir Mitchell Some Literary Reminiscences