Below is the table of contents for selected live-streamed Quest classes recorded during the fall 2023 semester. Posted recordings this semester were limited to the Distinguished Quest Lecture Series and other selected presentations.

Classes are posted in chronological order under the Distinguished Guest Lecture Series heading. Click on any course name to access that course’s video page, or use the links under the heading “Quest Class Videos – Fall 2023” in the sidebar, on the right-hand side of this page, to navigate the entire site.

Once you arrive a course page, you will see all the class descriptions with their respective links. Click on any link to watch that video.

NOTA BENE: These videos are provided for educational purposes only and are not intended for the public domain. They are for the exclusive use of Quest Members. Do not share video URLs without the express permission of the Quest Council and, for outside presenters, the permission of the instructor.


  1. Philip Johnson and the Glass House, Hilary Lewis (Sep 13)
  2. Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and Bestselling Author, Anna Quindlen
          — Kenneth Leedom/Peter Cott Memorial Speaker (Sep 27)
  3. Pianist and Author of Every Good Boy Does Fine, Jeremy Denk (Oct 10)
  4. Director of the Documentary Turn Every Page, Lizzie Gottlieb (Oct 25)
  5. Author of SHY and New York Times theatre critic , Jesse Green (Nov 08)
  6. Author of Tastes Like War, Grace Cho (Dec 13)