Davidson College Podcasts

  • George Lucas

    George Lucas Jr.: “Postmodern War – Contemporary Ethical Issues in Technology and War Fighting”

    George Lucas Jr. is professor of philosophy at the U.S. Naval Academy. In his lecture, he discusses  postmodern war and the contemporary issues in technology and war fighting. Professor Lucas is the distinguished chair in ethics at the U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis) and professor of …

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  • Chambers Hall

    2011 Fall Convocation

    A celebration of the academic accomplishments of Davidson College students and recognition of faculty for exceptional teaching.

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  • Carol Quillen

    Inauguration of President Carol Quillen

    Carol Quillen was inaugurated as the 18th president of Davidson College on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. The ceremony was attended by more than 1,500 students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and delegates from other colleges. Board of Trustees Chair Mackey McDonald ’68 administered the Oath of Office. …

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  • Anthony Grafton

    Anthony Grafton: “Humanities: Then and Now”

    Anthony Grafton is professor of history and chair of the Council of the Humanities at Princeton University. In this podcast he delivers a welcoming lecture for the inauguration of Carol Quillen as the 18th president of Davidson College. President Quillen was a student under Grafton …

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  • Hyperlocal Media Panelists

    A Discussion on “Hyperlocal Media”

    Bill Giduz, John Syme, Kristen Eshleman and Batten Professor of Public Policy John Alexander speak about their local media experiences and discuss where they see the industry heading. The event concluded with a tutorial on WordPress blogging and a question and answer session.

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  • Goad as General

    God as General: “Was There a Religious History of the American Civil War”

    George Rable, professor and Charles C. Summersell chair in southern history at the University of Alabama presents the lecture “God as General: Was there a Religious History of the American Civil War?”

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  • Ethan Zuckerman

    Ethan Zuckerman: “Global Voices: Does the Internet Change the Way We Connect?”

    In this lecture, Ethan Zuckerman brings a critical eye to how social media, including Twitter and Facebook, have changed how people interact with one another. Ethan Zuckerman is an activist, academic, and engineer whose work focuses on technology in the developing world. Ethan became a …

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  • Neil White

    Neil White: “In the Sanctuary of Outcasts”

    Neil White’s In the Sanctuary of Outcasts was our fall 2011 Book Club selection, as well as the common reading for nearly 500 first-year Davidson students in August. White, whose daughter Maggie is a rising Davidson senior, joined us online August 17-21. Deeply personal and revealing, White’s book …

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