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Fall Events at Davidson College

by | Aug 31, 2019 | Arts & Entertainment, Bottom Left Box

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As summer draws to a close and the academic year heats up, the college has some upcoming campus events that may be of interest to the community:  

This Tuesday evening, September 3, President Carol Quillen will present a talk entitled, “Being Human: Disciplinary Reflections,” at 7 p.m. in Tyler-Tallman Hall in the Sloan Music Center.  No tickets are required.   More information here:

The following Monday, September 9, Vann Professor of Ethics and Society Bill Kristol, founder of the Weekly Standard and Axios co-founder Mike Allen will preview the upcoming presidential election in a talk entitled “It Only Gets Worse from Here.”  Tickets are free but required. More information here:

On Wednesday, September 25, Jennifer Egan, author of Manhattan Beach and A Visit from the Goon Squad will present this year’s Conarroe Lecture.  This event takes place at 8 p.m. in the Duke Family Performance Hall in the Alvarez College Union.  Tickets are free but required and are available online or in the Union Box Office.  More information here:

On Thursday, September 26, noted civil rights attorney James Ferguson II will discuss “From Civil Rights to Social Justice – Same Struggle, Different Day?”  at 7:30 p.m. in the Lilly Family Gallery, moderated by his former law partner and Davidson Town Council member Jim Fuller ’64.  More information here:

These are but a few of the highlights as the calendar changes from August to September – there are plenty of athletic and arts and cultural events as well.  All of these and much, much more can be found on the Davidson Events website

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