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Karsonya Wise Whitehead - "Sisterhood, Social Justice, and Scholarship: A 21st Century Conversation"

September 26, 2016
Start Time: 
7:30 PM
End Time: 
9:00 PM
O'Laughlin Auditorium
Free admission with ticket

In this age of Hilary Clinton, Michelle Obama, bell hooks, and Beyoncé, the notion and meaning of sisterhood is complicated and continues to evolve. Using both historical and modern day insight, Karsonya Wise Whitehead will contextualize the discussions, arguments, and debates around what it means to be a woman in today's social, political, and economic climate.

Christian Culture Lecture: “Leadership Lessons from the White House: Doris Kearns Goodwin on the American Presidents”

October 4, 2016
Start Time: 
7:30 PM
End Time: 
9:00 PM
O'Laughlin Auditorium
Free admission with ticket

One of the country’s leading historians, Doris Kearns Goodwin shares cherished stories, intimate insights and in-depth analysis of the US presidency, which she has studied for more than four decades. Drawing from her award-winning and bestselling biographies of Lyndon Johnson, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Franklin Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, Goodwin brings the past alive, delivering an insider’s look at the captivating stories that illuminate the inner complexities of our most fascinating leaders.

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