Topic: speaker

Columns, Opinions

Thomas ’21: Deriving meaning from different perspectives

April 15, 2018 0 comments

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 0 comments

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

Arts & Culture

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.

News

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.

News, University News

Rubin ’80 discusses morality, challenges of journalism

February 14, 2018 0 comments

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.

Arts & Culture

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.

News, Science & Research

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.

Tymoczko discusses connection between math, music

News, Science & Research

Tymoczko discusses connection between math, music

October 18, 2017 0 comments

Dmitri Tymoczko, professor of music at Princeton, analyzed the connection between math and music Tuesday in a lecture.

The governor emphasized her desire to see students living, working and contributing to the betterment of Rhode Island after their graduation.

Metro, News, University News

Rhode Island Governor urges women to engage in politics

October 3, 2017 0 comments

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo encouraged students — and women in particular — to participate in the political process.