Archives for ASI2021

Mike Huckabee

Nov. 16, 2021 | The American Studies Institute featured Mike Huckabee, the 44th governor of Arkansas, as part of their distinguished lecture series on Tuesday, Nov. 16. Huckabee originally spoke on campus in 2001 in the wake of 9/11. During his 2021 lecture he shared the changes he had seen in the last two decades and what he had learned through his own path in
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Warren Stephens

April 13, 2021 | The American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series featured Warren Stephens, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Stephens Inc., a privately-owned diversified financial services firm headquartered in Little Rock, for its final event of the year. Stephens discussed his role as chairman, president and CEO of Stephens Inc. as well as the extensive renovations at the Arkansas Arts Center, now known
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Temple Grandin

March 16, 2021 | The Harding University American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series featured Temple Grandin, American doctor of animal science and bestselling author. The lecture titled “Developing Talents: Utilizing the Skills of Different Kinds of Minds” highlighted her own experience with autism spectrum disorders and her professional career. She spoke on how to nurture and turn talents and special interests into paid work, jobs
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Dr. Michael Lindsay

Feb. 22, 2021 | The American Studies Institute hosted award-winning sociologist and educator Michael Lindsay, the eighth president of Gordon College and an expert on religion, culture and leadership, for a closed event on Monday, Feb. 22. Lindsay’s lecture, View from the Top, was titled after his latest book, the University’s Harding Read, and featured personal stories and powerful findings from the Platinum Study, a
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