Speakers

September 16, 2013 - 10:46am
Misha Glouberman was the opening speaker for the 2013 Syracuse Symposium.

“Shut up and listen.”

This is how Dympna Callaghan, interim director of the SU Humanities Center, began the 2013 Syracuse Symposium, “Listening,” on Thursday night at the Hall of Languages.

March 4, 2013 - 11:13am
SU officials announced Sunday that award-winning journalist and New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof will be this year's commencement speaker.

Nicholas Kristof, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and opinion columist for the New York Times, will be delivering the commencement speech at Syracuse University and the State University of New York College of Environmental and Science and Forestry's graduaton ceremony May 12.

"Nicholas Kristof personifies so many of our aspirations for our graduating students," Chancellor Nancy Cantor said in a March 3 SU news release.

February 10, 2013 - 10:31pm
The SNL star will visit Goldstein Auditorium for "An Evening of Comedy" on Wednesday March 27.

Comedian Seth Meyers will perform in Schine Student Center's Goldstein Auditorium March 27, campus programming board University Union announced Sunday via Twitter.

Meyers is currently the head writer at Saturday Night Live, and the host of SNL's parody news show Weekend Update. He joined the cast in 2001, and has been a host of Weekend Update for six seasons.

October 16, 2012 - 10:57am
Dhaif, the winner of the 2012 Tully Award for Free Speech, accepted her award and spoke in the Hergenhan Auditorium Monday night.

When Lamees Dhaif’s niece tells her she wants people to be anxious to read her every word just like her aunt, Dhaif is often unsure about how to respond.

“Do I tell her a word could cost her her life?” Dhaif, a Bahraini journliast, asked the audience in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium Monday night. “Or should I tell her that a word can distance her from everyone she loves and everything she loves?”

October 3, 2012 - 12:37pm
Artur Davis, a former Alabama congressman, spoke at Syracuse University’s Watson Theater Tuesday, Oct. 2.