John Cotton Dana Lecture Series

The Friends sponsor the John Cotton Dana Distinguished Lecture, recognizing Newarkers who have distinguished themselves in various fields. 

Previous Dana Lecturers have been:

  • Stephen Adubato (2001)
  • Amiri Baraka (1997)
  • John T. Cunningham (1999)
  • William J. Dane (2009)
  • E. Alma Flagg (2004)
  • Barbara J. Kukla (1998)
  • Samuel C. Miller
  • Nell Painter (2012)
  • Dr. Clement A. Price (2002)
  • Mary Lou Sweeney-Price (2014)
  • Peter Rodino (1992)
  • Phillip Roth (1991)
  • Richard Wesley (1993)