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 Lauralee Field, Assistant Secretary.
Toni S. and A. Bartlett Giamatti Lectureship: Lectures on some aspect of teaching or education at the school level and directed to New Haven area teachers from public, private, and parochial schools. Contact Michael Morand, Associate Vice President for New Haven and State Affairs.
Frank Austin Gooch Lectureship: An annual lecture to be delivered on Professor Gooch’s birthday, May 2. Contact Lauralee Field, Assistant Secretary.
Harvard Lectureship: Lectures by distinguished Harvard graduates and faculty. Contact Lauralee Field, Assistant Secretary.
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 Lauralee Field, Assistant Secretary.
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 Lauralee Field, Assistant Secretary.
Stanley T. Woodward Lectureship: Lectures by distinguished foreigners. Contact Lauralee Field, Assistant Secretary.
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 Lauralee Field, Assistant Secretary.
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.