World View Lecture Series (2018 - 2019)


The MSU Wharton Center's World View Lecture Series allows participants to immerse themselves in today’s leading issues, with viewpoints presented by world-renowned experts, at amazingly low prices.​ 

The 2018-2019 schedule includes:

  • Ron Suskind: ​Ron Suskind’s book, Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes and Autism, examines his family’s twenty-year adventure of the heart with his son, Owen.
  • Nontombi Naomi Tutu: The challenges of growing up black and female in apartheid South Africa have been the foundation of Nontombi Naomi Tutu’s life as an activist, consultant, and educator.
  • Joy-Ann Reid: ​Known for her insightful news analysis, Joy-Ann Reid hosts AM JOY on MSNBC, and serves as a national correspondent appearing on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell.


  • October 1, 2018: Ron Suskind
  • November 5, 2018: Nontombi Naomi Tutu
  • March 18, 2019: Joy-Ann Reid


Wharton Center Cobb Great Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI  48824


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