Topic: speaker

Uberoi began the Watson’s First-Year and Sophomore Speaker Series, and advised attendees against compromising their values for a career.

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Watson speaker series kicks off with alum

October 4, 2019 0 comments

Yesterday, a group of students gathered at tables in the Kim Koo Library to hear Nimita Uberoi ’15 share her belief in the importance of critical thinking and personal values.

Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs Chas Freeman discussed the increasing tension between the United States and China.

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Former diplomat talks U.S.-China relations

November 13, 2018 0 comments

“It used to be a lot of fun to talk about U.S.-China relations, … but now here we are,” joked Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs Chas Freeman during his talk at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs last night.

Greek and Chilean street art adorns campus

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Greek and Chilean street art adorns campus

June 3, 2018 1 comment

Students who frequent the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs may have noticed the addition of two black vinyl tape lines running parallel in a geometric pattern across the side of the building’s staircase.

Columns, Opinions

Thomas ’21: Deriving meaning from different perspectives

April 15, 2018 1 comment

In recent weeks, ideological diversity has become a major topic of discussion on campus. The Herald has certainly facilitated this larger discussion, publishing a wide range of op-eds about free speech, the SPEAK coalition and Jeb Bush’s upcoming lecture.

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: What constitutes acceptable discourse?

April 13, 2018 1 comment

I think most Brown students agree that while everyone is entitled to an opinion, not everyone is entitled to a platform to present those opinions; when we create space for certain people and groups to speak, we implicitly give their ideas some minimum level of legitimacy.

Shia LaBeouf opens 17th Ivy Film Festival

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Shia LaBeouf opens 17th Ivy Film Festival

April 10, 2018 0 comments

Students and community members flocked to Salomon 101 Monday to attend the opening event of the 17th annual Ivy Film Festival, a screening of #TAKEMEANYWHERE, the participatory art piece and short film created by Shia LaBeouf, Luke Turner and Nastja Säde Rönkkö.

Schiff, ranking member of the House intelligence committee, countered Republican opinions regarding Russia’s influence in the 2016 election.


Schiff talks Russian campaign interference

April 10, 2018 0 comments

The greatest threat currently facing the United States’ democracy comes from within, said U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-CA, during a Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy lecture Monday.

Pulizer Prize-winning journalist Alissa Rubin ‘80 discussed the importance of context and history in foreign reporting, particulary in war zones.

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Rubin ’80 discusses morality, challenges of journalism

February 14, 2018 1 comment

When Alissa Rubin ’80 left Brown with a degree in renaissance studies and a hunger to travel, she did not foresee a future in journalism.

Artist and activist Amir Sulaiman recited his poetry and spoke about his life as an artist at the annual K. Brooke Anderson lecture hosted by the Office of the Chaplain.

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Activist Amir Sulaiman performs faith-based poetry

November 27, 2017 0 comments

The Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life brought artist and activist Amir Sulaiman to campus Monday night for the annual K. Brooke Anderson Lecture.

Robot are becoming more like humans, raising many ethical, scientific and philosophical questions. The panelists discussed whether the line between humans and robots could ever disappear.

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Roboticists of differing faiths discuss future of artificial intelligence

November 1, 2017 0 comments

As the sophistication of artificial intelligence continues to increase and AI moves further from science fiction, a philosophical question arises.