2020-2021

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

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


Andrew Sullivan

Race, Civility, and Political Debate
A conversation with blogger and author Andrew Sullivan.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. CT
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


Mike 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