Wassong Lecture

The Shirley G. Wassong Memorial Lecture in European and American Art, Culture, and History was established in 1996 in loving memory of Mrs. Wassong with the support of friends, family and her husband, Joseph Wassong'59. Since 2010, the Trinity Institute for Interdisciplinary ​Studies has been honored to organize this annual lecture.  

2017 Wassong Lecture:

Monday, April 24, 2017, 7:00pm, McCook Auditorium
Presented by:
Paul H. Robinson, Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School


Past Wassong Lectures:

2016 Wassong Lecture
Monday, April 25, 2016, 7:00 p.m., McCook Auditorium
Presented by: 
Leslie G. Desmangles, Professor of Religion and International Studies, Trinity College

2015 Wassong Lecture
Monday, April 27, 2015, 7:00 p.m., McCook Auditorium
Presented by: 
Josiah Ober, Mitsotakis Professor of Political Science and Classics, Stanford University

2014 Wassong Lecture
Monday, April 28, 2014, 7:30 p.m., McCook Auditorium
Presented by: 
Drew Hyland, Charles A. Dana Professor of Philosophy, Trinity College

​2013 Wassong Lecture
Monday, April 22, 2013, 7:30 p.m., Wean Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall     
 ​Presented by:
Dagmar Herzog, Distinguished Professor of History and the Daniel Rose Faculty Scholar at the Graduate Center, City University of New York

2012 Wassong Lecture                                                               
Monday, April 23, 2012, 7:30 p.m., Wean Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall  ​
Presented by:
Joan D. Hedrick, Charles A. Dana Professor of History, Trinity College

2011 Wassong Lecture
Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 7:30 p.m., McCook Auditorium
Presented by:
Amitava Kumar, Professor of English, Vassar College  ​

2010 Wassong Lecture
Monday, March 15, 2010, 7:30 p.m., McCook Auditorium
Presented by:
Frank Kirkpatrick, Ellsworth Morton Tracy Lecturer and Professor of Religion, Trinity College​​
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