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Annie Russell Theatre

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Morse Museum of American Art

Winter With the Writers

Additional Rollins Events


Jane Goodall

April 19, 2012

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

November 4, 2010

David McCullough

November 4, 2011

Gloria Steinem

October 28, 2011

Paul Simon

October 15, 2008

Edward James Olmos

October 28, 2010

Jeb Bush

March 20, 2014

Julian Bond

March 3, 2011

Billy Collins

Senior Distinguished Fellow (2008-Present)

Jessye Norman

February 13, 2013

Oliver Stone

April 18, 2013

MIchio Kaku

September 12, 2013

Itzhak Perlman

November 7, 2013

Ken Burns

April 7, 2014
Billy Collins
November 13, 2014
Adventures in Poetry: Featuring Billy Collins and Our Best High School Poets

Two-term U.S. Poet Laureate and Rollins Winter Park Institute Senior Distinguished Fellow Billy Collins will read from his collected works. He will then share the stage for a brief reading by local high school student poets, winners of a contest judged by the master poet.

(Photo credit Suzannah Gilman)


2014-2015 Season

September 10, 2014
Eric Schlosser
November 13, 2014
Billy Collins
January 20, 2015
Andrew Young
January 29, 2015
Maya Lin
March 19, 2015
Eric Spiegel
March 26, 2015
Roger McGuinn
April 9, 2015
Jane Pauley
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