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House of Learning Lecture Series

The House of Learning Lecture series’ title is taken from the 88th Section of the Doctrine and Covenants, verse 119, where the Lord instructs the Saints to prepare every needful thing, even a house of learning. Because it is the campus repository for the literature of all academic disciplines and scholarship, the Library is well positioned to be considered BYU’s House of Learning. The Harold B. Lee Library takes seriously its campus role as the intellectual heart of inquiry and knowledge, and is honored to provide the House of Learning Lecture series.

Season 3

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Why Lewis and Clark Mattered Then and Why They Matter Now

D. Jay Buckley

2005

Season 4

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Wheels, Windmills & Webs: Don Quixote's Library and the History of Reading

Dale Pratt

Sept 8, 2005

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Life on a Tricycle: Social Challenges of Children with Language Impairment

Bonnie Brinton

Oct 6, 2005

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The Arsonist as Revolutionary: “John the Painter” and the War of American Independence

Neil York

Oct 13, 2005

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What's BYU Doing Making Cartoons?: A Brief History of Computer Generated Animation at BYU

Brent Adams

Nov 3, 2005

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An Enduring Legacy: Richard L. Evans and "The Spoken Word"

Lloyd Newell

Nov 10, 2005

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Remembering Joseph Smith, Jr. : 1805-2005

David Whittaker

Dec 8, 2005

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Huge Windy Nebula: the Unique Scholarship of Hugh Winder Nibley

Gary Gillum

Jan 12, 2006

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Atom Interferometry: Splitting and Recombining Atom Waves

Dallin Durfee

Jan 26, 2006

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Of Cell Phones, Blogs, and Books: Social Interactions and Our Sense of Being Literate

Janet Young

Feb 16, 2006

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A Civilized Account of Savage Thought: How do ‘Natives’ Think?

David Crandall

Mar 2, 2006

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The Moral Universe of Martial Arts Cinema

Steven Riep

Mar 9, 2006

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Inventing Politics: How The Earliest Puritans Created Grassroots Activism

Richard Deurden

Apr 6, 2006