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Academic Conferences and Lectures

Pepperdine University is pleased to host the following conferences and lectures during 2012-2013.

University Faculty Conference 2012

"Imagination and the Future of the University"
October 5, 2012

Featured Speaker:
David Ian Smith, Director of the Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning at Calvin College.

For a copy of the program:  Conference Program and Information



The Ascending Voice: An International Symposium of Sacred A Cappella Music - May 9-11, 2013

The Ascending Voice III is an international symposium devoted exclusively to a cappella music in Christian worship. In addition to lectures and workshop presentations by the world's leading authorities on this rich style of worship, the symposium's daily concert lineup includes performances by:

  • Top collegiate choral groups
  • Sweet Honey In The Rock
  • The Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Choral clinician Dr. Allen R. Hightower of Luther College

For updated information, please visit the Ascending Voice site.


 

Previously Hosted Conferences:

University Faculty/Leadership Retreat 2011

"Never Standing Still: The Future of Faith-based Education"
October 7-8, 2011
For a copy of the program:  Conference Program and Information


Christian Scholars' Conference 2011

"The Path of Discovery: Science, Theology, and the Academy"
June 16-18, 2011
For more information click the Christian Scholars Conference link.


 

Ascending Voice II


 

University Faculty Conference 2008

October 3-4 at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach

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University Faculty Conference 2007

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 The Ascending Voice: An International Symposium of Sacred A Cappella Music 2007

This unique conference was held June 4-7, 2007 on Pepperdine University's Malibu campus. For more information please see the Main Conference Page.


 

University Faculty Conference 2006

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University Faculty Conference 2005

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Christian Scholars Conference 2005

This conference is held annually and rotates among several colleges and universities. The 2005 conference was hosted by Pepperdine University on July 21-23.

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Exploring the Renaissance 2005

A joint conference co-sponsored with the Renaissance Conference of Southern California Link to external site. (RCSC) and the South Central Renaissance Conference (SCRC). This conference was held on March 3-5, 2005 at Pepperdine University and the Huntington Library.

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