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Alumni Reception and Livingston Lecture
Join us in May for the free AHSS alumni reception and John C. Livingston Lecture. Connect with AHSS alumni, faculty and students, help us recognize our 2014 AHSS Alumni Achievement Award recipients, and hear from Elizabeth Karlsgodt, associate professor of history, about the real men and women who inspired George Clooney's most recent movie, The Monuments Men.  Register now.

Distinguished Speaker Series
This annual series brings to Denver a prominent leader in the field of liberal arts. In April 2014 enthnobotanist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Wade Davis will visit DU as the 2014 AHSS Distinguished Speaker. Register now

This lecture is made possible, in part, by the Heber Harper Humanities Distinguished Lectureship Endowment.

Faculty Lecture Series
During this free series, DU faculty members share their current research or recently published works to audience of faculty, students, alumni and community members. Register now. 

At our stimulating salons, guests meet with DU faculty members in private homes to discuss topics of mutual concern or interest. Based on the 17th century tradition of intellectual debate and discourse, DU's salons explore a range of topics. Register now.

Book Club
Students, faculty and staff are invited to join us for book club discussions about Into the Silence, by Wade Davis. Davis is the 2014 AHSS Distinguished Speaker.