All lectures are at 7:00 PM in the Annie Pfeiffer Chapel, and are free and open to the public.
The 2020 Child of the Sun Distinguished Speakers Series examines the human experience through the remarkable personal narratives of others. This year, a bestselling author, a retired justice of the Florida Supreme Court, and a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist join us to amplify the voices and lives of individuals who challenge our understanding of one another and the world in which we live.
“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”
Science Writer and Author
“Mental Health & Our Criminal Justice System”
Justice of the Florida Supreme Court (Ret.)
Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist & Author
The Child of the Sun Distinguished Speakers Series brings speakers of national and international renown to the Florida Southern College campus and Lakeland community several times a year to explore some of the most compelling issues and events of our times. Featuring highly regarded experts, the series aims to provoke thought, stimulate conversation, and inspire action on a wide range of topics.