Lyceum Lecture Series

Victoria College is pleased to announce the following speakers in the 2016-17 Lyceum Lecture Series. For more information or to make reservations for groups, please call (361) 573-3291. The VC/UHV libguides also offers additional resources for the Lyceum Lecture Series. 

The mission of the Victoria College Lyceum is to bring the world to Victoria by giving students and community members the opportunity to hear first-hand the ideas, experiences, and aspirations of individuals who have had a direct impact on world events, made major scientific discoveries, touched people’s hearts and imaginations, and molded public debate.




Erin Gruwell

"Becoming a Catalyst for Change"

Erin Gruwell is the author of the New York Times best seller The Freedom Writers Diary

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Victoria Fine Arts Center

Presented in part by Victoria ISD




Graeme Wood

"What ISIS Really Wants"

Graeme Wood is a political science lecturer at Yale University and contributing editor to The Atlantic and the New Republic

Monday, Oct. 17, 2016
6 p.m.
Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts

Presented in part by the Jim Lehrer Endowment Honoring Charles Spurlin


David J. Peterson

"The Art of Language Invention"

David J. Peterson is the creator of the Dothraki language for the HBO series Game of Thrones

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
12:30 p.m.
VC Sports Center






















































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