Topic: talk

Pico Iyer spoke to community members during a talk and seminar last week.

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Travel writer Pico Iyer makes an ‘art of stillness’

April 9, 2019 0 comments

In 1990, a California wildfire incinerated Pico Iyer’s family home. When Iyer reached safety, he filed a story about it for TIME magazine.

Professor of Africana Studies Tricia Rose MA ’87 PhD’93 (left) and hip-hop artist Akua Naru (right) discussed the evolution of hip-hop over the past few decades at an event Thursday afternoon.

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Hip-hop artist Akua Naru discusses rap, race with Prof. Tricia Rose

March 15, 2019 0 comments

When Hip-Hop Artist Akua Naru and Chancellor’s Professor of Africana Studies and Director of the Center for Study of Race and Ethnicity in America Tricia Rose MA ’87 PhD ’93 met for the first time, Naru thought Rose was angry at her.

Former President of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo (left) and President Christina Paxson P’19 (right) solicited questions from audience members.

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Former president of Mexico delivers talk

November 12, 2018 0 comments

As Former President of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo spoke on globalism and contemporary politics as part of the 89th Ogden Lecture series in Salomon Hall Monday night, he explained that “this episode of American mercantilism can hardly have a happy ending simply because it has been launched on many wrong premises.”

Jeb Bush will deliver a speech titled “Leadership in a Changing World,” followed by a Q&A session moderated by President Christina Paxson.

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Jeb Bush to speak as Ogden lecturer April 25

April 5, 2018 0 comments

Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida, will speak at the University April 25 as the Ogden Memorial lecturer.

C.J. Chivers explores limits of journalism

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C.J. Chivers explores limits of journalism

April 3, 2018 0 comments

C.J. Chivers has been on the front lines, both as a writer and a soldier.

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Spotlight reporter discusses career, state of journalism

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Boston Globe reporter Michael Rezendes spoke about his journalistic career at 70 Brown St. Nov. 15.

Director of the Watson Institute Edward Steinfeld introduced the panelists, who discussed the forces behind Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential bid.

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Panelists discuss ‘Future of the Democratic Party’

April 18, 2017 0 comments

After losing control of the executive and legislative branches of government, Democrats are left pondering the future of the party.