Schedule of Programs

Spring 2020 Printable Schedule

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 ♦ *

Educating for Democracy in a Post-Truth Era
Lynn Pasquerella, Association of American Colleges and Universities
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Thursday, February 6, 2020 * (Postponed to fall 2020)

How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, National Book Award-winning historian and author
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 *

An Anticipatory Memoir: Aging on the Diagonal
Bill Durden ’71, International University Alliance
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

From Community Engagement to the Good Society
Randy Stoecker, University of Wisconsin
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Monday, February 24, 2020 *

Psychedelics: Science, Medicine and Politics
Rick Doblin ’P21, Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Protests Around the World
Panel of Dickinson Professors
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Monday, March 2, 2020

While Reason Slept: Recapturing the Founders’ Vision of a Rational Republic
Tom Brier, attorney and author
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 *(Postponed due to the college’s response to COVID-19)

Performance: Diagonal Life: Theory and Praxis
Bread and Puppet Theater
Allison Great Hall, 6 p.m.

Thursday, March 19, 2020 (Postponed due to the college’s response to COVID-19)

Lethal Flows: The U.S. Role in Arms Transfers and Arms Trafficking to Latin America and the Caribbean
Adam Isacson, The Washington Office of Latin America (WOLA)
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Monday, March 23, 2020 (Postponed due to the college’s response to COVID-19)

The Molly and Wayne Borges Memorial Lecture
What the History of Anti-Semitism Tells Us about Hate Today
David Nirenberg, University of Chicago
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 ♦ (Postponed due to the college’s response to COVID-19)

Devising Civic Practice: Listening is the New Revolution
Michael Rohd
,Center for Performance and Civic Practice
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Mayor Tim Scott and His Team Explain How Carlisle is Responding to the Pandemic
Virtual Discussion with Local Officials
Live Stream Event, 7 p.m.

Thursday, March 26, 2020 ♦ (Postponed due to the college’s response to COVID-19)

Re-Engaging Research through Citizen and Community Science
Jennifer Shirk, Citizen Science Association
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 *(Postponed due to the college’s response to COVID-19)

Wesley Lecture
Wolves in Shepherds’ Clothing
Marie Fortune, FaithTrust Institute
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 *(Postponed due to the college’s response to COVID-19)

How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, National Book Award-winning historian and author
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Providing Safe Shelter When Home is Not a Haven from Crisis
Virtual Discussion with Local Organizations
Live Stream Event, 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 2, 2020 (Postponed due to the college’s response to COVID-19)

The Bechtel Lecture
Environmental Scarcity and Instability in the West African Sahel and the Lake Chad Basin
Panel Discussion
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.

Monday, April 6, 2020

Why Are We Optimistically Biased About Our Risks?: Applications to the Coronavirus Pandemic
Marie Helweg-Larsen, Dickinson College
Live Stream Event, NOON

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Food in a Time of Crisis
Virtual Discussion with Local Food Providers
Live Stream Event, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 (Rescheduling Event for Fall 2020)

Unravelled Myths: The Green Revolution and the Gene Revolution
Glenn Stone, Washington University in St. Louis
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Adapting to Challenging Times: Local Small Businesses Navigate the Coronavirus Responses
Virtual Discussion with Local Business Owners
Live Stream Event, 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Carlisle Artists and Arts Organizations Respond to COVID-19
Virtual Discussion with Local Artists and Arts Organizations
Live Stream Event, 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 16, 2020 (Postponed due to the college’s response to COVID-19)

Effects of Stereotyping and Implicit Bias on Underrepresented Minorities in STEM
Denise Sekaquaptewa, University of Michigan
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Global Pandemic: What it Reveals About Prospects for a Sustainable World
Dickinson Panelists
Live Stream Event, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 (Postponed due to the college’s response to COVID-19)

Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants
César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, New York University
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Pursuing the Good Life During a Pandemic: Pause, Connect, Pivot and Re-Design
Dana Souders, licensed massage therapist and life coach
Live Stream Event, 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 23, 2020 ♦ (Postponed due to the college’s response to COVID-19)

Overdoing Democracy: The Problem of Polarization
Robert Talisse, Vanderbilt University
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The Science of COVID-19: Aspects of Infection, Immunity, Treatment and Testing
John Henson, Dickinson College
Live Stream Event, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

How Mentors Can Shape Your Future: A Conversation with a Global Leader
David McCormick, Bridgewater Associates
Live Stream Event, 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

How the Public’s Perception of Face Coverings and Face Masks Can Impact People of Color in the United States During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Safronia Perry, Hope Station
Live Stream Event, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Reimagining Citizenship: Thoughts on Relational Violence & the Construct of Whiteness
Courtney Ariel, Sojourners Contributor, Songwriter, Storyteller
Live Stream Event, 7 p.m.

Denotes programs that are part of the semester theme: Civic Engagement and the Liberal Arts
* Denotes programs that are part of the Clarke Forum’s Leadership in an Age of Uncertainty Series