University Forum


For more than forty years, the University Forum has been the premier lecture series at the University of Southern Mississippi. Sponsored by the Southern Miss Honors College with support from the Office of the President, since its founding in 1974, University Forum has brought some of the most respected and innovative cultural, scientific, and artistic voices in the world to Southern Miss.  Under the auspices of Forum, such speakers as Stephen J. Gould, Gloria Steinem, Russell Means, Susan Sontag, Kurt Vonnegut, E.O. Wilson, Art Spiegelman, and Carl Bernstein have visited Southern Miss.


2016-2017 Season

Kristen Soltis Anderson will be at Southern Miss on March 21st. She is a columnist for The Washington Examiner and author of "The Selfie Vote." She turned her graduate thesis into a career as an expert on young voters. Elle Magazine recently named her one of their ten “Women in Washington” to watch in 2016!

Join us on March 21 in Bennett Auditorium at 6:30 to learn more about Millennials and the Republican party! The event is free and open to everyone.

Click to see the full 2016-2017 schedule