Join Pfeiffer University and a group of distinguished scholars and community leaders as we explore current issues and trends related to the challenges of our region, nation and the world.
The Charlotte Symposium, an 11-month lecture and lunch series, offers certification in lifelong learning for those who participate in seven sessions during 2017-18. Sessions may also be taken individually.
Cost and Subscription
Per lecture: $20 per participant, including lunch
Annual subscription available for
$165 per person (annual savings of $55)
Location and Time
Pfeiffer University Charlotte campus 1515 Mockingbird Lane
Each event begins at 11 a.m. with lunch following.
Dates and Topics
From Jesus to Superman: Our Addiction to Redemptive Violence
Chris Hughes, Yadkinville UMC
Kevin Marinelli, Davidson College
Eric Lewellen, TEAM
Native Plants: What’s the Big Deal?
Angela Haigler, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
Integrative Pastoral Care: Recovering Soul in Community Life
Mary Kinken, Davidson Center for the Professions
Wisdom of the World’s Religions and its Meaning for You
Patty Meyers, Pfeiffer University
Closer than Close: Awakening to a God Who is Closer than You Think
Dave Hickman, Apartment Life
Religion in Appalachia
Timothy S. Moore, Pfeiffer University
Cultivating Awareness: A Discussion on Privilege and Power
Emily Stone, Pfeiffer University
Buddhist and Christian Ethics
Kevin Taylor, Pfeiffer University
Dialoguing about Diversity with Millennials
Andrew Knoblich, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Clare Merlin, UNC-Charlotte
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