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Professor-at-Large Lectures 1970-1995

The following lectures by A.D. White Professors-at-Large were originally recorded on magnetic tape and have recently been digitalized and made available at https://ecommons.cornell.edu/ for streaming and download.

For more information about the digitization of these lectures please visit: http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2016/06/lectures-eclectic-campus-visitors-1970-1995-are-online and to browse other recently digitized lectures please visit: https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/42947

HUMANITIES

Jacques Derrida

“The Principle of Reason and the Idea of the University”– April 19, 1983; (eCommons)

https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/43346

“Invention of the Truth”– April 18, 1984; (eCommons)

https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/43370

“Heidegger’s Hand”– September 11, 1985; (eCommons)

https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/43419

*“The Politics of Friendship”– October 3, 1988; (eCommons)

https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/43479

Sir Kenneth J. Dover

“Homosexuality and Initiation in Ancient Greece”– September 18, 1984; (eCommons)

https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/43380

Adrienne Rich

“Adrienne Rich reads her own poetry”– May 5, 1982; (eCommons)

https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/43335

Eudora Welty

 “Eudora Welty reads her short story The Wide Net– March 27, 1985; (eCommons)

https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/43413

ARTS

John Szarkowski

“Early Photography and Modernism”– April 27, 1989; (eCommons)

https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/43513

Seyyed Hossein Nasr

“The Hierarchy of Islamic Arts”– September 22, 1994; (eCommons)

https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/43542

LIFE SCIENCES

Harold Woolhouse

“Taking control of evolution: genetic manipulation and its consequences for various species”– October 25, 1984; (eCommons)

https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/4339

Norman Borlaug

“Seeds and Global Politics”- November 12, 1984; (eCommons)

https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/43400

*Lectures marked with an asterisk were given by A.D White Professors-at-Large Emeriti after their six-year appointment had ended.