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2018 Scholars Colloquium

Make plans for the 2018 Lubbock Christian University Scholars Colloquium: April 12-13, 2018, featuring Dr. Ed Larson as the Plenary Speaker.

Thursday, April 12

3:00 p.m. - Collier Auditorium
“Sex, Race and Science: Eugenics in the Deep South”

7:00 p.m. - Collier Auditorium
"The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States"

2018 Program

If you have any questions about plans for a presentation or a panel, especially if it involves a group project, an exhibition of creative work, or a special performance, please contact the Director of Undergraduate Research, Dr. Kenneth Hawley, and he will help you coordinate any necessary arrangements.

What is the Colloquium?

The LCU Scholars Colloquium is open to all students, faculty, and staff and provides scholars on our campus a venue to communicate the results of their current scholarship. The Colloquium always has a broad range of topics represented from all areas of our university. 

Dr. Ed Larson

Ed Larson

Ed Larson holds the Hugh and Hazel Darling Chair in Law and is University Professor of History at Pepperdine University. Originally from Ohio with a PhD in the history of science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and law degree from Harvard, Larson has lectured on all seven continents.

Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in History and numerous other awards for writing and teaching, Larson is the author or co-author of fourteen books and over one hundred published articles. His 2015 book, The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, was a New York Times Bestseller and resulted in Larson being invited to deliver the 2016 Supreme Court Historical Society lecture in Washington. He also published Pulitzer Prize winning Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion, and his latest book, On Earth and Science, was published by Yale University Press in 2017. 

Larson is interviewed frequently for broadcast, print, cable, and internet media, including The Daily Show, The Today Show, and multiple appearances on PSB, BBC, the History Channel, C-SPAN, CNN, Fox News, MNBC, and NPR.


Guidelines for Application Abstract and Presentation

Scholars Colloquium Poster Rubric

Please note that there are three different scoring guides depending on your type of poster: 1) a qualitative or quantitative research project, 2) a research proposal, or 3) a literature review or informational poster.