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Calvin College January Series
January 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The award-winning January Series of Calvin College is coming to downtown Muskegon! From January 3 – 23, the Beardsley Theater in the Frauenthal Center will broadcast a live stream of one of the nation’s leading lecture and cultural arts series, weekdays, from 12:30pm – 1:30pm. These lectures are free and no tickets are required.
Featured presenters include author and former First Daughter Jenna Bush Hager; NFL player and former astronaut Leland Melvin; Oscar-nominated costumer designer Ruth Carter (Black Panther); Craig Detweiler, author of “Searching for God in the Digital Age,” and Rachael Denhollander, the first woman to report and speak against Larry Nassar.
These experts will offer informed perspectives on a wide range of today’s most relevant topics including storytelling, climate justice, forgiveness, global journalism, and cancer research, among many others. For a full list of speakers and topics, visit www.calvin.edu/january-series/speakers.
January 3: Todd Cioffi & Christiana deGroot – The Transformative & Redemptive Power of (a Christian) Education
January 4: Arthur C. Brooks – Bringing America Together
January 7: Dr. Jimmy Lin – Finally, Some Good News About Cancer
January 8: Kara Powell – Growing Young: Helping Young People Discover & Love the Church
January 9: Mariela Shaker – Finding Refuge on the Stage
January 10: Moderated Conversation with Jenna Bush Hager – Telling Stories that Inspire
January 11: Craig Detweiler – Searching for the Image of God in a Digital Age
January 14: Nicholas Kristof – Lessons from 30 Years of Covering the World
January 15: Leland Melvin – Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace & Second Chances
January 16: William Powers – Sustainability, Happiness & the “Slow” Movement
January 17: Erik W. Carter – Incomplete without You: The Church & People with Disabilites
January 18: Ruth Carter – The Art of Storytelling Through Costume Design
January 21: Willie Jennings in celebration of MLK Day – The Christian Imagination: Theology & the Origins of Race
January 22: Rachel Denhollander – A Time to Speak: Addressing Justice and Forgiveness
January 23: Mary Robinson – Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience & the Fight for a Sustainable Future