President's Speaker Series
The President's Speaker Series welcomes distinguished scholars and thought leaders
representing diverse points of view to examine topics and issues facing our communities
and the world today. Driven by a desire to connect deeply with our community and inspire
meaningful dialogue, the series provides opportunities to cultivate an engaged and
impassioned collective through civil discourse.
Honesty and Courage, Humility and Hope:
Robert George and Cornel West in Dialogue
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
5 PM to 7 PM
Robert George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and director of the James Madison
Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University, and Cornel West,
professor of the practice of public philosophy at Harvard University and Professor
Emeritus at Princeton University, will discuss the deep character required to engage
thoughtfully and respectfully in vibrant conversations that explore diverse viewpoints.
Suggest a Speaker or Topic
The Pepperdine community is invited to participate in developing a robust roster of speakers with diverse backgrounds and perspectives for the President's Speaker Series. Submit a speaker or topic for consideration by completing the suggestion form. All submissions will be considered and evaluated based on programming needs.