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Annual Barbara Meyers Pelson Lecture


Academic Year 2021 – 2022: Spring Semester

This year’s Barbara Meyers Pelson Lecture was hosted by Dr. Marla Jaksch on April 15, 2022 at 12:30 pm in EDU 212 (and via zoom).

Our guest speaker was Dr. Ángel David Nieves, Professor of Africana Studies, History, Digital Humanities, and English; Director of Public Humanities at Northeastern University. He gave a talk titled, Critical Fabulations and Co-Creation in the African Diaspora: Community Engagement Models, Participatory Practices, and Social Justice in the Digital Humanities.

Video Recording of Lecture


Academic Year 2020 – 2021: Spring Semester

This year’s Annual Barbara Meyers Pelson Lecture event was held virtually on April 30, 2021. The event was hosted by Dr. Monisha Pulimood, Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science and the Barbara Meyers Pelson Chair in Faculty-Student Engagement from 2018 through 2021.

Learn more about the event here.


Academic Year 2020 – 2021: Fall Semester

The 2020 Annual Barbara Meyers Pelson Lecture Series event, was held virtually on November 10, 2020, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. This event was originally scheduled to be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, but was cancelled due to the rapid shift to remote work resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The event featured a panel discussion with non-TCNJ and TCNJ faculty members involved in collaborations that cross disciplinary boundaries. President Foster opened the event with welcome remarks. See more information about the event here


Academic Year 2019 – 2020: Spring Semester

Dr. Youngmoo Kim, “Pathways for Disciplinary Integration in Higher Education”    

The event was hosted on April 2, 2019 where Dr. Youngmoo Kim discussed his findings and research on the importance of integrating disciplines. 

Find out more about the event here.