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Periodically, Beta of Colorado sponsors Colorado College events, including lectures by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars. Our visiting lecturers have included the following:

  • Betty Smocovitis, University of Florida, "Singing His Praises: Darwin and His Theory in Song and Musical Production" (spring 2008)
  • Charles Mills, Northwestern University "Racial Liberalism" (spring 2010)
  • Jack Goldstone, George Mason University, "Global Population Trends and How They Shape Our Future Well-Being" (fall 2010)
  • Nina Rattner Gelbart, Occidental College, "Frenchwomen of Science in the Age of Enlightenment" (spring 2011)
  • Larry Silver, University of Pennsylvania, "India Ink: Europe's Earliest Views of the Subcontinent" (fall 2015)
  • Ana M. Martínez Alemán, Lynch School of Education, Boston College, "Technology, Social Media, and Democratic Community on Campus" (spring 2016)
  • Brook Vicke, CC '97, Whitman College, "Ally, Advocate, or Accomplice: Psychological Perspectives on Solidarity and Bias Resistance" (spring 2017)
  • José Medina, Villanova University, "Shooting the Racist Imagination" (spring 2017)
  • Kathryn Lofton, Yale University, "The Pulpit of Performative Reason: Transphobia as Religious Practice" (fall 2022)
  • Julia Bryan-Wilson, Columbia University, "Stitching Protest" (fall 2023)



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