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Lecture Series

Queens strives to inspire and engage the minds of our community. Our university is a hub for intellectual discussion, regularly bringing national and world-renowned thought leaders to campus. Recent guests include (pictured above, left to right) interfaith champion Eboo Patel, best-selling author and journalist Michael Lewis and social activist Tim Wise.

We host a variety of speakers on stimulating topics ranging from business and politics to religion and science. One may not always agree with the opinions of our guests, but they are absolutely certain to get everyone thinking. Join Queens and its distinguished guest speakers to explore the critical issues of today.

The BB&T Distinguished Lecture Series - Exploring leadership perspectives

The Center for Ethics and Religion - Exploring the intersection of faith and moral beliefs in our lives

The Learning Society Lecture Series - Exploring contemporary issues and topics with notable guests

The Preyer Lecture Series - Exploring topics with guest scholars in the Arts and Sciences

The Tarwater Lecture Series - Exploring topics combining science and religion

The Thomas E. and Marilee McCollough Lecture Series - Exploring issues related to healthcare ethics

The Witherspoon Lecture Series - Exploring the connection of Science and Religion

Diversity Lecture & Cultural Series - Exploring diversity and inclusion

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The Jewish Diaspora in Latin America: A Historical Overview

ueens and The Center for Latino Studies invites you to a presentation on the history of the Jewish presence in Latin America. Dr. Jürgen Buchenau will lead the discussion on the diaspora in three phases. View Event

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BB&T Leaders in Action Lecture: Kristan Seaford

Join the Queens McColl School of Business as we welcome Kristan Seaford, community leader, motivational speaker and triple amputee. View Event

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An Evening With Captain Scott Kelly

The Learning Society and UTC Aerospace Systems present Captain Scott Kelly as he speaks about his life story, perseverance, leadership and his historic space excursion. View Event

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BusinessWoman of the Year Luncheon: Andrea B. Smith

Queens and the McColl School of Business invite you to celebrate the 32nd woman to be honored as the BusinessWoman of the Year recipient. This year, we acknowledge the leadership and innovation of Andrea B. Smith. View Event

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Border Matters and Fluid Identities: Dissident Latina/o American Narratives of the 21st Century Speaker, Oswaldo Estrada

The Center for Latino Studies invites you to a presentation on recent Latina/o American productions of novels, short stories and chronicles published over the last fifteen years in Latin America and in the United States. View Event

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