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University Lecture Series

Wilkes Lecture Series - Speakers at Wilkes

Current Speakers

Max Rosenn Lecture Series in Law and Humanities

Photo of Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar

Cancer Survivor & Highest-Scoring NBA Player in History

  • Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018
  • Time: 2:00 p.m.
  • Location: McHale Athletic Center in the University Center on Main
    • 169 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
  • Topic: "Becoming Kareem"

The moderated lecture, “Becoming Kareem” will explore issues such as political activism in sports, race relations, and facing life’s struggles with positivity. He will also address the importance of STEM education in underserved communities, the driving force behind his Skyhook Foundation. The lecture will conclude with a book signing.

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