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Visiting Scholar: Larry Silver

by January 30, 2016
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Dr. Larry Silver, Farquhar Professor of Art History at the University of Pennsylvania, will deliver the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture:  “India Ink:  Europe’s Earliest Views of the Subcontinent” on Monday,March 21, 2016 at 5:00pm in Scales 102. This lecture will discuss European fascination with the “marvels of the Read more »

Initiation 2015

by April 28, 2015
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On April 14th, the Wake Forest Chapter inducted 67 students into Phi Beta Kappa. Professsor James Powell, chair of the Classical Languages department, gave an inspiring speech on the meaning of the motto, “Pro Humanitate.”  Many parents, siblings and friends were in attendance.  Thanks to all for making this such Read more »

Jeffrey Alexander–Visiting Scholar

by September 2, 2014
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In November, 2014 Professor Jeffrey Alexander delivered the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture: “Cultural Trauma, Social Solidarity, and Moral Responsibility: Reactions to the Holocaust and other Modern Mass Murders.”  Alexander is the Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor of Sociology at Yale, as well as founder and codirector of the Center Read more »