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Past Miller Lectures

2016-17
Sept. 22, 2016 “The Word Peace and the Word Justice, and Why Sometimes the Peacemakers are Blessed (but only sometimes)”
William Miller
Thomas G. Long Professor of Law, University of Michigan
March 2, 2017 “Growing up Palestinian in Israel: One Man’s Journey from Revenge to Reconciliation”
Aziz Abu Sarah
Co-Founder and Co-CEO of MEJDI Tours
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2015-16
March 1, 2016 “The Faces of Modern-Day Slavery”
Lisa Kristine
Humanitarian Photographer 
Sept. 24, 2015 “Imagining Heschel: Catholicism and Other Religions”
Readings from the play “Imagining Heschel,” by Colin Greer
Discussion followed with Rev. John Pawlikowski
Former president of the International Council of Christians and Jews 
2014-15
March 9, 2015 “The Moral Imagination: Conflict Transformation in the Contemporary World” 
John Paul Lederach
Professor of International Peacebuilding
Director of Peace Accords Matrix
Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame 
Oct. 28, 2014 “The Recruitment of Human Race Activists”
James Forbes
The Harry Emerson Fosdick Distinguished Professor at Union Theological Seminary 
Senior Minister Emeritus of The Riverside Church
President of the Healing of the Nations Foundation  
2013-14
Feb. 27, 2014  “Interfaith Leadership on America’s Sacred Ground”
Eboo Patel
Founder and President, Interfaith Youth Core
Oct. 16, 2013 “Changing Seasons in the Middle East: The Impact on Human Rights”
Micheline Ishay
Distinguished Professor of International Studies and Human Rights
Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver 
2012-13
March 7, 2013 Musical Performance: “Treasures of World Song”
Gerard Edery
Singer/Guitarist
Oct. 2, 2012 “Seeing Through Different Lenses: How Jews and Christians Read Scripture”
Amy-Jill Levine
University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies
Vanderbilt University
2011-12
April 11, 2012 “Unlearning Racism: Confronting Apartheid in our Hearts”
Sean Callaghan
Lead Consultant at Strategic Impact
Oct. 11, 2011 “Beyond Tolerance”
Gustav Niebuhr
Associate Professor in Religion & the Media
Syracuse University
2010-11
Feb. 17, 2011 “The Water in the Glass”
Leonard Pitts, Jr.
Pulitzer Prize Winning Columnist
Oct. 5, 2010 “Diversity, Community, and the Margins of American Society”
Rick Nahmias
Photographer


More Past Miller Lecturers 

  • Shibley Telhami, 2010
  • Alan Wolfe, 2008
  • Kevin Phillips, 2007
  • David Halberstam, 2006
  • Garry Wills, 2005
  • Reuven Firestone, 2004
  • Michael Beschloss, 2003
  • Benjamin Barber, 2002
  • Stephen Carter, 2001
  • Martin Marty, 2000
  • Elie Wiesel, 1999
  • William Sloane Coffin, 1998
  • Haynes Johnson, 1997
  • Morris Dees, 1996
  • Jean Bethke Elshtain, 1995
  • Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., 1994 
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