Presidential Lecture & Performance Series
From classical music to modern dance performances, from thought provoking lectures by public intellectuals to those of authors and poets, the Presidential Lecture & Performance Series provides engaging entertainment and learning opportunities for the Texas Tech campus and community alike. Don't miss a moment!
Fall 2007 Events
Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar: Dr. Pamela Soltis
Dr. Soltis is curator of the Laboratory of Molecular Systematics and Evolutionary Genetics at the Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida.
September 20, 2007 | 7:30 pm
A Night of Music with the Emerson String Quartet
This highly acclaimed group consists of Eugene Drucker, Philip Setzer, Lawrence Dutton and David Finckel, who have been playing together for over 30 years.
October 9, 2007 | 8:00 pm
Presidential Book Award Winners to Speak in Panel
The three most recent recipients of the Presidential Book Award will talk about their work and about their award winning books in a panel discussion.
October 30, 2007 | 3:30 pm
Presidential Book Award Recipients
Stephen Graham Jones
Free Screening of "Dancemaker"
Join us for a free screening of "Dancemaker," the Academy Award-nominated documentary about legendary choreographer Paul Taylor and his company.
November 28, 2007, 6 pm
Spring 2008 Events
Paul Taylor Dance Company
The Paul Taylor Dance Company of New York will perform on January 11 and January 12, with a different program planned for each night.
January 11-12, 2008 | 7:30 pm
Take the "A" Train with The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Directed by Barrie Lee Hall, Jr.
The world-renowned Duke Ellington Orchestra will perform as part of a Blues and Jazz Festival
March 29, 2008 | 8:00 pm
Phi Beta Kappa President: Dr. Allison Blakely
Dr. Allison Blakely will preside at the Phi Beta Kappa Ceremony
April 9, 2008 | 4:00 pm
A Night at the Opera: Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Singers
April 27, 2008 | 7:30 pm
Contact & CommentTo suggest topics, speakers or performers for future events, or to comment on the current series, contact Presidential Lecture & Performance Series director