Past lectures may include a webcast, complete description, or abstract.

  • 2017 Grafstein Lecture: Prof. Tim Wu, Columbia Law School, "The Attention Merchants" (includes video)
  • 2016 Grafstein Lecture: The Honourable Roger T. Hughes, Federal Court of Canada, "Lex Aetheria - Law of the Aether"
  • 2015 Grafstein Lecture: Konrad von Finckenstein, Former Chairman of the CRTC and Justice of the Federal Court, "Thoughts on Redesigning Canada's Regulatory System for Communications"
  • 2014 Grafstein Lecture: Prof. Trebor Scholz, Associate Professor of Culture and Media, The New School for Liberal Arts, "The Organization of Work. Next Steps for Crowdsourcing"
  • 2013 Grafstein Lecture: Prof. Joshua Gans, Jeffrey S. Skoll Chair of Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, "Information Wants to be Shared"
  • 2012 Grafstein Lecure: Prof. Robert Darnton, Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian, Harvard University, "Books, Libraries & The Digital Future"
  • 2011 Grafstein Lecture: Prof. Margaret Jane Radin, Henry King Ransom Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School, "Boilerplate is Changing Our Legal Universe"
  • 2010 Grafstein Lecture: Professor Mark Rose,Department of English, University of California, Santa Barbara: "Drama in the Courtroom, Nichols v. Universal and the Determination of Infringement"
  • 2009 Grafstein Lecture: Professor Neil Netanel, University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, "Copyright’s Paradox"  
  • 2008 Grafstein Lecure: Professor Jessica Litman, University of Michigan Law School, "Rethinking Copyright"
  • 2007 Grafstein Lecture: Prof. C. Edwin Baker, Nicholas F. Gallicchio Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, "Media Ownership and Media Markets: A Democratic and Economic Evaluation"
  • 2006 Grafstein Lecture: Ambassador David A. Gross, "New Technologies and the Rise of Political Liberty"
  • 2004-2005 Grafstein Lecture: Prof. Yochai Benkler, "Freedom, development, and the emergence of sharing in the networked information economy"
  • 2004 Grafstein Lecture: Peter Grant, "Blockbusters and Trade Wars"
  • 2003 Grafstein Lecture: Prof. A. Michael Froomkin, "Winners and Losers - The Internet Changes Everything - Or Nothing?"
  • 2002 Grafstein Lecture: Lawrence Lessig, "Free Culture".