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Davidson hosts a wide variety of guests on campus, from world-renowned poets, artists and international speakers to global economists and experts in sustainability, ethics and political science.

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    • Education

Davidson hosts a wide variety of guests on campus, from world-renowned poets, artists and international speakers to global economists and experts in sustainability, ethics and political science.

    The Triumph of the Human Spirit

    The Triumph of the Human Spirit

    Auschwitz survivor talks about Auschwitz, Mengele's experiments on twins, including herself and her twin sister, Miriam, and her path to forgiveness.

    • 1 hr 38 min
    John Burnett

    John Burnett

    NPR correspondent and author of "Uncivilized Beasts and Shameless Hellions: Travels with an NPR Correspondent (2006)", John Burnett will speak from first-hand experience on the Mexican Mafias, their overlapping growth and influence on the United States illegal drug market.

    • 45 min
    Rachel Herz - The Scent of Desire

    Rachel Herz - The Scent of Desire

    Rachel Herz is a world leading expert in the sense of smell and is a professor at Brown University in the cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Yochi Dreazen - Out of Africa

    Yochi Dreazen - Out of Africa

    Yochi Dreazen is a senior writer for Foreign Policy and contributing editor at The Atlantic. Dreazen has reported from more than 20 countries, including Iraq, where he served as The Wall Street Journal's main Iraq correspondent. Dreazen's current project with the Pulitzer Center focuses on Mali as the war on terror's next training ground – a topic he further explores in the recent article "The New Terrorist Training Ground" published by The Atlantic.

    • 38 min
    Seyyed Nasr - Islam and the Modern World

    Seyyed Nasr - Islam and the Modern World

    Nasr is a world-renown scholar on Islam and has published more than 20 books and hundreds of articles on Islamic esotericism, Islamic mysticism and metaphysics.

    • 1 hr
    Brian Leiter - Epes Lecture

    Brian Leiter - Epes Lecture

    The Hansford M. Epes Distinguished Lecture Series is delighted to welcome University of Chicago Karl N. Llewellyn Professor of Jurisprudence, Director of Law, Philosophy & Human Values Brian Leiter. Leiter will present "The Truth is Terrible: Nietzsche's Idea of an Aesthetic Justification for Existence."

    • 1 hr 24 min

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