Fall 2020 Events
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
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
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.
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
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
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
Spring 2021 Events
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
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
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
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
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
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
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