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January 20, 2017  |  Josh Parks

January Series (1/19): Taylor Davis

“American violinist in concert” The January Series took a break from lectures on Thursday for a performance by Taylor Davis, whose violin covers of video game and film music on YouTube have earned her nearly 1.7 […]

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January 19, 2017  |  Matthew Bone

January Series (1/18): Eugene Cho

“Overrated: are we more in love with the idea of  changing the world than actually changing the world?” “What are you doing for others?” This was the challenging question that Eugene Cho presented to an auditorium […]

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January 18, 2017  |  Carolyn Muyskens

January Series (1/17): Doris Kearns Goodwin

“How Did We Get Here? A Historical Perspective on Our Wild 2016 Election” Doris Kearns Goodwin, who President Le Roy introduced as America’s “historian-in-chief,”  began her talk by admitting that, as a historian, she was a […]

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January 18, 2017  |  Michelle Hofman

January Series (1/16): Lisa Sharon Harper

“The Very Good Gospel: How Everything Wrong Can be Made Right” Lisa Sharon Harper took the stage on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to speak on her own experiences of using the gospel, something she knows […]

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January 16, 2017  |  Matt Leistra

January Series (1/13): Todd Huizenga

“The EU and Global Governance” Todd Huizenga, former US diplomat and Calvin College graduate, spoke on Friday about the European Union (EU) and what, he says, are its corrosive effects on democracy. The EU was the […]

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