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Topic: Lecture

For Davis, “Untangling a Red, White and Black Heritage” fits within an academic trend that highlights racial complexities in US history.

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Davis talks importance of untangling US racial history

March 11, 2020 0 comments

Artist, writer and scholar Darnella Davis grew up in a family of Indigenous, Black and white descent. My family included everybody,” she told the audience of a Tuesday evening lecture called “Why Untangling Our Red, White and Black Heritage Matters.”

Theresa May, a current member of Parliament, discussed her career and the challenges faced by modern political leaders.

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Former UK Prime Minister Theresa May discusses political polarization in talk

March 5, 2020 0 comments

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May spoke about Western values, political polarization and global challenges during her visit to the University March 4.

Former prime minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May’s speech, “Politics, Populism and Polarization: Perspectives on the Global Economy,” marks the 100th Ogden Memorial Lecture.

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Theresa May to deliver 100th Ogden Lecture

February 13, 2020 0 comments

Theresa May, former prime minister of the United Kingdom, will present the 100th Ogden Memorial Lecture March 4, according to a Today @ Brown announcement. President Christina Paxson P’19 will moderate a question-and-answer session with the audience following May’s speech.

“The Perfect Immigrant and Other Myths” was hosted by the Center for Latin American Caribbean Studies in their storytelling lecture series.

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Nina Alvarez discusses immigration policies, experiences

November 12, 2019 0 comments

While speaking to students about her documentaries on the immigrant experience, Columbia Journalism School Professor Nina Alvarez addressed misconceptions surrounding the American dream and immigration into the United States.

Assistant Professor of History Daniel Rodriguez spoke about Chilean historical memory at the “Chile Woke Up” panel Monday evening.

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‘Chile Woke Up’ arrives at University

November 12, 2019 0 comments

Yesterday night, Pamela Ipinza, an employee of the Museum of Memory and Human Rights of Chile, stayed behind at her job in Santiago after many of her colleagues had gone home for the evening.

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.

Kimberlé Crenshaw, who is known for coining the term intersectionality and for developing Critical Race Theory, spoke about her history of advocacy in a lecture Monday night.

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Revolutionary thinker Kimberlé Crenshaw describes life as activist

November 5, 2019 0 comments

Kimberlé Crenshaw was only nine years old when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in April 1968.

Jahjaga spoke about breaking glass ceilings as a female leader in Kosovo in a Watson Distinguished Speaker Series lecture.

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Former President of Kosovo lectures at Watson

October 30, 2019 0 comments

For as long as she can remember, former President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga has fought against people and institutions that have excluded her because of her gender.

In a forum titled “Making Sense of Hong Kong’s Protests,” Director of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs discussed the context and reasoning behind the ongoing events. Some audience members said his lecture was biased in support of China’s Communist Party.

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Watson director discusses Hong Kong protests, elicits criticism

October 22, 2019 0 comments

At a Family Weekend Forum on the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, Director of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Edward Steinfeld P’20 contextualized and offered his perspective on the events.

The Students for a National Health Program and the Brown Democratic Socialists Organization co-hosted the event explaining Medicare for All.

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Physicians advocate for single payer system

October 18, 2019 1 comment

The United States’ health care system is broken and the only solution is a single payer plan, argued local leaders of Physicians for a National Health Program at an event Tuesday night.