2020-2021

Spring 2021 Speaker Series:

Diversity, Freedom, and Community

America After Trump

Irshad Manji
What is Diversity Anyway?

What is Diversity Anyway?

Irshad Manji | February 22, 2021, 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Event

Diversity, Freedom, and Community

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China after Trump

China after Trump

Sheena Chestnut Greitens, Minxin Pei, and Jonathan Stromseth '85 | April 13, 2021, 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Event

America After Trump

Pluckrose and Redstone
Freedom, Open Inquiry and the Academy

Freedom, Open Inquiry and the Academy

Helen Pluckrose and Ilana Redstone | May 11, 2021, 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Event

Diversity, Freedom, and Community

Fall 2020 Series: The Presidential Election and a Nation in Crisis: Polarization, Pandemic, Prejudice

Spring 2021 Events

irshad manji

What is Diversity Anyway?
A conversation with founder of Moral Courage College and author of Don’t Label Me, Irshad Manji.
Monday, February 22, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. CT
Virtual Event


MICHAEL SANDEL

The Populist Revolt, Merit, and the Common Good
A conversation with renowned political philosopher and Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard University, Michael Sandel.
Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. CT
Virtual Event


Bari weiss

Anti-Semitism and Liberal Freedom
A conversation with journalist, and author of the renowned book “How to Fight Anti-Semitism,” Bari Weiss.
Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. CT
Virtual Event


Loretta ross

Call-Out Culture and Progressive Politics
A conversation with activist, public intellectual, and professor of women and gender studies at Smith College, Loretta Ross.
Monday, March 22, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. CT
Virtual Event


sheena chestnut greitens, minxin pei, and jonathan stromseth ’85

China After Trump
A panel conversation with renowned China experts Sheena Chestnut Greitens, Minxin Pei, and Jonathan Stromseth.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. CT
Virtual Event


bryan caplan

Freedom, Populism, and Big Tech
A conversation with New York Times Bestselling author and Professor of Economics at George Mason University, Byran Caplan.
Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. CT
Virtual Event


helen pluckrose and ilana redstone

Freedom, Open Inquiry and the Academy
A conversation on open inquiry in higher education with Helen Pluckrose and Ilana Redstone.
Tuesday, May 11, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. CT
Virtual Event


Fall 2020 Events

Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang and a Nation in Crisis
A conversation with American political commentator, entrepreneur, lawyer, philanthropist, and author Andrew Yang.
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. CT
Virtual Event


James Shapiro

Shakespeare in a Divided America
A conversation with English and Comparative Literature Professor at Columbia University James Shapiro.
Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. CT
Virtual Event


Marcia Chatelain

Capitalism, Race and Class: The Case of McDonald’s
A conversation with Georgetown University History and American Studies Professor Marcia Chatelain.
Monday, October 5, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event


Amy Walter

The State of the Presidential Election
A conversation with nationally recognized political analyst Amy Walter on the state of the U.S. presidential election and the issues and trends that have shaped it.
Monday, October 26, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. CT
Virtual Event


Carlos Eire

Icons and Iconoclasm: In Religion, Politics and the Academy
A conversation with Cuban exile and Lawrason Riggs Professor of History and Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University  Carlos Eire
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. CT
Virtual Event


Michael T. Osterholm

Public Policy and Covid-19
A conversation with Mike Osterholm, who serves as Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health, and Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. CT
Virtual Event