Topic: Guest Speaker

Bill Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States, will speak at the Casey Shearer ’00 Lecture, 20 years after he spoke at Shearer’s memorial service in Sayles Hall.

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Bill Clinton to speak at Brown lecture

February 24, 2020 1 comment

Former president Bill Clinton will speak at the University’s Casey Shearer ’00 lecture March 19, according to an email sent out to students in the English Nonfiction program.

Students waited in line outside of Salomon Hall for hours to hear comedian Minhaj speak about personal, political and social topics.

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Students brave cold for Hasan Minhaj

November 25, 2019 0 comments

When Hasan Minhaj was growing up in Davis, California, he never dreamed that he would become the host of a Netflix show beloved for educating viewers on politically and socially relevant topics through comedy.

Professor of Philosophy at Benedictine University James Madden spoke at a lecture titled “Can You Take a Picture of The Soul” Monday night.

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Philosopher describes relationship between mind, brain, soul

November 5, 2019 0 comments

Images of the brain are in essence images of the soul, argued Professor James Madden of Benedictine College in an interdisciplinary talk titled “Can You Take a Picture of The Soul?” Monday night.

Sacks ’22: University needs greater diversity of speakers

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Sacks ’22: University needs greater diversity of speakers

April 25, 2019 1 comment

SPEAK was originally founded in 2017 in order to help ensure the survival of healthy discourse and diversity of thought at Brown.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) discussed the cost of living in America and the Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives in her talk.

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Warren talks economic policy, income inequality

November 8, 2018 1 comment

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) delivered the Governor Frank Licht ’38 Lecture Wednesday to a packed audience, where she juxtaposed the lack of economic opportunity in America today against her own middle-class upbringing.