Several lectureships are supervised by the Secretary of the University.
The following lectureships are reviewed and awarded upon direct application by any department or school for speakers compatible with the stated purposes.
Isaac H. Bromley Lectureship: Lectures by people of distinction on subjects connected with journalism, literature, or public affairs. Contact Heather Calabrese, Director of University Events.
Toni S. and A. Bartlett Giamatti Lectureship: A series of public lectures highlighting leaders at Yale and in the field, to share new knowledge, generate conversation and offer insights into high priority challenges facing public education. A forum for the Yale-New Haven community to gather, consider and contribute to the urgent education related debates of our time. Contact Elizabeth Carroll, Director, Education Studies, Yale College.
Frank Austin Gooch Lectureship: An annual lecture to be delivered on Professor Gooch’s birthday, May 2. Contact Heather Calabrese, Director of University Events.
Harvard Lectureship: Lectures by distinguished Harvard graduates and faculty. Contact Heather Calabrese, Director of University Events.
John Hersey Lectureship: Lectures to honor John Hersey. Contact the Center for Writing Instruction.
James Humphrey Hoyt Memorial Lectureship: Lectures or conferences by people whose broad experience, sympathy, understanding, and position in life are such as to be an inspiration and encouragement to Yale undergraduates. Contact the Council of Masters Office.
Edward H. Hume Memorial Lectureship: Lectures related to “the contribution of the Chinese people to civilization in the creative arts, science, or philosophy.” Contact the Council on East Asian Studies.
Daniel S. Lamont Memorial Lectureship: Lectures on English letter writing or on government. Contact Heather Calabrese, Director of University Events.
Ralph Hill Thomas Memorial Lectureship: Lectures on the purpose of a college education and related subjects. Contact Anna Reynolds, Director, Yale College Dean's Office.
Charles Gallaudet Trumbull Lectureship: Lectures on any topic. Contact Heather Calabrese, Director of University Events.
Stanley T. Woodward Lectureship: Lectures by distinguished foreigners. Contact Carolyn Claflin, Director of Finance and Administration.
The following lectureships are overseen by individual committees, which are appointed by the president of the university. Lecturer recommendations may be made directly to the committees.
Gordon Grand Visiting Fellowship Fund: Lectures by outstanding people from business, financial, and related governmental worlds. Contact Heather Calabrese, Director of University Events.
Poynter Fellowship: Lectures by distinguished figures in the media and public affairs who will talk with students on topics of broad general interest and importance. Contact Elizabeth Stauderman, Chief Communications Officer, Office of Public Affairs & Communications.
Hepsa Ely Silliman Memorial Lectureship: Lectures that illustrate the “presence and wisdom of God, as manifest in the natural and moral world.” Contact Martha Highsmith, Deputy Secretary.