The Arthur Zajonc Lectures on Contemplative Education

The Arthur Zajonc Lecture Series on Contemplative Education presents lectures on contemplative pedagogy, epistemology, and learning.

The Series honors Arthur Zajonc’s groundbreaking work in the field as a distinguished thought leader and committed teacher by enabling eminent scholars and educators to share their insights and experience in integrating contemplative practices and perspectives into higher education across the disciplines.

The series continues Arthur’s work in building the education needed for a society based on compassion, inclusion, care for each other and the earth, and respect for the interconnection of all life.

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Lecture Recordings

Dr. Lenwood W. Hayman, Jr.

"Radical Love as a Public Health Initiative"

Presented by Lenwood Hayman (Associate Professor of Public Health, Morgan State University)
on Wednesday, August 7, 2019.

Dr. Veta Goler

"If the Beautiful See Themselves, They Will Love Themselves: Contemplative Practice and Cultural Healing"

Presented by Veta Goler (Associate Professor and Chair of Dance Performance & Choreography Co-Director of the Teaching Resource and Research Center Spelman College) on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.

Dr. Paul Wapner

"Across the Divides: A Pedagogy of Love"

Presented by Paul Wapner (Professor, School for International Service, American University) on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.


This lecture series is made possible through the generous support of the Fetzer Institute, an anonymous foundation, and individual donors.

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