In our role as cultural presenters, the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center offers a variety of events that are open to the public and the Boston University community. Many of the videos on this page are recordings on these lectures and talks. Also featured are interviews with some of our notable collectees.
Academy Award-winner Geena Davis returns to Boston University to talk about her time as a BU student, and the influence Bette Davis has had on her as an actor. Running Time: 5:03.
Journalist Christopher Dickey talks about his archival collection and the dangers of military occupation. Running Time: 8:35.
Award-winning actor, director, producer and humanitarian Forest Whitaker gives the fourth Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Lecture and is invested as a Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellow. Running Time: 1:27:43.
An excerpt from Actor Forest Whitaker's Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Lecture in 2013. Running Time: 5:51.