Past Guest Speakers


Recent Salon guest speakers have included Drs. Sophia Rosenfeld, Professor of History at the University of Virginia, Paula Findlen, Professor of Italian History and Director of the Science, Technology and Society Program at Stanford, Michael McKeon, Professor of English at Rutgers, Dena Goodman, Professor of French History at Michigan, Downing Thomas, Chair of French and Italian at Iowa, Thomas Christensen, Chair of Musicology at Chicago, Charles Dill, Professor of Musicology at Wisconsin-Madison, Deidre Lynch, Chancellor Jackman Professor and Associate Professor of English at the University of Toronto, Mary Sheriff, Chair of Art History at North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Richard Grey, Byron W. and Alice L. Lockwood Professor of German at the University of Washington, Londa Schiebinger, Professor of History of Science and Director of the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford, Peter Reill, Professor of Modern European History and Director of the Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library at UCLA, Dror Wahrman, Ruth N. Halls Professor of Western European History and Director of the Center for Eighteenth-Century Studies at Indiana University, Eric Gidal, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Interdisciplinary Colloquium at the University of Iowa, Wendy BellionAssociate Professor of American Art of the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century at the University of Delaware,  Dan Edelstein, Associate Professor of French and, by courtesy, Professor of History at Stanford University, and Mark Elliott, the Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History at Harvard University.