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2012-2013 ESF Guest Lectures

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Anthony Grafton: Petrarch: How the First Modern Poet Made Himself (or did he?)

Henry Putnam University Professor of History,  Department of History,  Princeton University

Watch Anthony Grafton Speak about the value of the Humanities

Learn more about Anothony Grafton


Alexander Nehamas: “I would rather fashion my mind than furnish it”

Edmund N. Carpenter II Class of 1943,  Professor in the Humanities, Department of Philosophy,  Princeton University

Read an interview with Professor Nehamas

Watch Professor Nehamas talk about beauty

Learn more about Alexander Nehamas


Peter Galison: We Make Machines; Machines Remake Us

Joseph Pellegrino University Professor, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University

Watch Professor Galison talk about Einstein

Learn more about Peter Galison


Nannerl Keohane: Self Fashioning in Society and Solitude

Laurance S. Rockefeller Distinguished Visiting Professor of Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University

Read about Professor Keohane's books on leadership

Watch Professor Keohane talk about leadership

Learn more about Nannerl Keohane