A snapshot of our upcoming programs is listed below. A more detailed schedule will be available mid-August

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Black Power, Gender and the Black Panther Party
Robyn Spencer, Lehman College

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Priestley Award Celebration Lecture
Microbial Communities—The Original Internet of Everything
Jo Handelsman, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Morgan Lecture
Identity at Home and in the Wider World
Kwame Anthony Appiah, professor of philosophy and law at New York University, Appiah is the author of many books, including The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity (2018) and Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (2006). He also serves as the columnist for “The Ethicist” in the New York Times Magazine.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Biology of Inequality
Zaneta Thayer, Dartmouth College

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Storytelling, Emotion Culture, and Performative Citizenship: Authorizing Activism by Undocumented Immigrants
Kathryn Abrams, Berkley Law, University of California

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Reimagining Modern Manhood
Carlos Andrés Gómez, Colombian American poet and the author of the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Am I a Real Man? Questioning Masculinity with a Beginner’s Mind 
Thomas Page McBee, award-winning author of Man Alive and Amateur

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
The Trouble with My Name
Javier Ávila, poet, novelist, storyteller and professor

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Queer Intersectionalities: The Communicative Dimensions of Race, Masculinity and Sexuality
Bryant Alexander, Loyola Marymount University

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Cultural Politics of Taste: Mobility and Food Culture 
Krishnendu Ray, New York University

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Tim Hwang, Harvard-MIT Ethics and Governance of AI Initiative
Amy McKiernan, Dickinson College
Jim Sias, Dickinson College