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W. David Baird Distinguished Lecture Series

W. David Baird Distinguished Lecture Series | Pepperdine 2019-2020


Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences is proud to present the W. David Baird Distinguished Lecture Series. When available, videos of past events are available online via the link below. 

The Distinguished Lecture Series is made possible through the support of Melanie and Richard Flamminio, the Seaver College Board of Visitors, and the Seaver Parents Association.

Event Schedule


Tuesday, October 8, 2019: Astronaut Richard R. Arnold II
"An Evening with Astronaut Arnold"

Click to view Richard R. Arnold II's lecture.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019: Rachael Denhollander
"An Evening with Rachael Denhollander"

Tuesday, February 4, 2020: Alexis Bonnell
"Innovation to Impact: Leading Change in a Challenging Time"

Click to view Alexis Bonnell's lecture.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020: Dr. Larycia Hawkins and Linda Midgett
CANCELED "Same God Screening and Panel Discussion"
The health and safety of Pepperdine's community is our highest priority. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, this event has been canceled.


All lectures are at 5:00 p.m. in Elkins Auditorium.