Topic: Lecture

Columbia University humanities professor Mark Lilla spoke Thursday evening as part of the University’s Reaffirming University Values series. His speech criticized liberal use of identity politics and hyper radicalism.

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Mark Lilla talks institutional, identity politics

September 28, 2017 0 comments

“In America, institutional politics can always, at some point, undo whatever gains are made through movement politics,” said Mark Lilla.

Edward Luce, author of the book “The Retreat of Western Liberalism,” conceded that economic pessimism in the United States and Europe led to the political upheaval seen in the past few months.

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Financial Times columnist discusses new book

September 25, 2017 0 comments

Dry British humor and sharp political analysis defined Monday evening at the Watson Institute for International Public Affairs.

Israeli historian talks Palestinian refugee crisis

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Israeli historian talks Palestinian refugee crisis

April 19, 2017 0 comments

Israeli historian Benny Morris addressed a packed room at the Joukowsky Forum Wednesday as part of the new Israel-Palestine Distinguished Lecture Series.

Former Prime Minister David Cameron sits down with Herald

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Former Prime Minister David Cameron sits down with Herald

March 21, 2017 0 comments

Former Prime Minster of the United Kingdom David Cameron came to the University Monday to deliver the Ogden Memorial Lecture at the Pizzitola Center.

David Cameron, who served as prime minister to the UK from 2010-2016, gave a lecture, “Contemporary Global Challenges: Where Do We Go From Here?", at Brown University on Monday, March 20, 2017. A moderated Q&A session with Brown University President Christina Paxson followed the lecture.

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David Cameron discusses international rise of populism

March 21, 2017 0 comments

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron delivered a lecture Monday in the latest iteration of the Ogden Lectureship.

Watson panel debates ‘Future of the Republican Party’

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Watson panel debates ‘Future of the Republican Party’

March 7, 2017 0 comments

The future of the conservative movement and of the party itself remains uncertain.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Response to Geoffrey Stone’s “Free Speech on Campus” Lecture

February 7, 2017 0 comments

To the Editor: Though I was not able to attend “Free Speech on Campus,” the lecture given by Geoffrey Stone, professor of law at the University of Chicago, I looked forward to reading about the community’s response in The Herald. To my dismay, I learned that yet another highly educated […]

“How Race Matters in College Academic Performance,” a lecture by Douglas Massey, professor of sociology at Princeton, is the third installment of the eight-part Diversity and Inclusion Lecture Series.

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Princeton sociologist discusses stereotype threat

November 18, 2016 0 comments

Douglas Massey, professor of sociology at Princeton, gave a lecture Thursday about the implications of stereotyping on academic performance.