2014–Henry Louis Gates Jr."Genealogy and Genetics"
"Our Divided Political Heart: The Battle for the American Idea in an Age of Discontent"
"An Evening With a Pulitzer Prize and New York Times Bestselling Author"
"Writing for Freedom"
"The Global Economy and the Future of Everything National"
"From Law to Literature: A Personal Journey"
2011–Kay Redfield Jamison
"Minds on Fire: Mood Disorders and Creativity"
"America Through My Lens"
"Without Reservations: An Urban Indian’s Comic, Poetic, and Highly Irreverent Look at the World"
"An Evening with Suzan-Lori Parks"
"The Creative Habit"
"An Evening with Cory Booker"
"How Does Being American Shape Us?"
"An Evening with Philip Glass"
"Improvisation and the Creative Mind"
"The Future of Freedom"
"The Supreme Court and Its Impact on You"
"Poetry in the World"
2004–Terry Tempest Wiliams
"The Open Space of Democracy"
2003–Anna Deavere Smith
"Snapshots: Glimpses of America in Change"
"The Children: The Unique Courage and Faith of Ordinary Citizens to Change America "
"Global Economy and American Foreign Policy"