All are welcome to the Open Lectures listed above, 4-5:30p, at Rackham Amphitheater.

As well as the Open Lectures, two Lunch with Honors sessions will feature Partanen and Thompson. You'll find detailed information about each journalist/author and their works at this link. These are restricted to currently enrolled Honors students.


  • To register for Anu Partanen, author of The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life, February 3, 12-1p, 1330 Mason Hall
  • To register for Derek Thompson, author of Hit Makers: How to Succeed in an Age of Distraction, February 24, 12-1p, 1330 Mason Hall
    [For information on earning engagement points through Honors Reads, use this link.]