For the past 27 years, the National Institute has sponsored Discussion Luncheons in New York City. Jon Parrish Peede, who was recently confirmed by the U.S. Senate as chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, will headline the 2018 luncheon on Tuesday, June 12 .


Previous speakers

2017   Bruce Stillman

2016   Nicholas A. Christakis

2015   Donald A. Henderson

2014   William J. vanden Heuvel

2013   James Watson

2012   Kenneth Jackson

2011   Peter G. Peterson

2010   Philippe de Montebello

2009   Ada Louise Huxtable

2008   Kent Barwick



For information on the luncheon, or other National Institute programming, please contact the National Institute office at (212) 831-0560.