Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues begin at Dickinson College

By Robert Martin USAWC PAO    30 January 2020

Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues begin at Dickinson College

The Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues, brings the unique strengths of an interdisciplinary liberal arts perspective to critically examine and reflect upon contemporary issues. The forum helps the Carlisle community to become knowledgeable and intellectually active citizens and leaders. The programs that are free and open to the public, all presentations are the campus of Dickinson College and held in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium except March 17.

The following is a list of up-coming lectures.

Thursday, February 6, 2020 Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m. How to Be an Antiracist Ibram X. Kendi, National Book Award-winning historian and author

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m. An Anticipatory Memoir: Aging on the Diagonal Bill Durden ’71, international University Alliance Advanced age

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m. From Community Engagement to the Good Society Randy Stoecker, University of Wisconsin

Monday, February 24, 2020 Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m. Psychedelics: Science, Medicine and Politics. Rick Doblin ’P22, Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m. Protests Around the World Panel of Dickinson Professors Ed Webb, Middle East studies Mireille Rebeiz, French department Angela Delutis-Eichenberger, Spanish department Nicoletta Marini-Maio, Italian studies Heather Bedi, Environmental studies

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 *Allison Great Hall, 6 p.m. Diagonal Life: Theory and Praxis Bread and Puppet Theater

Thursday, March 19, 2020 Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m. 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)

Monday, March 23, 2020 Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m. Wayne and Mary Ellen Borges Memorial Lecture What the History of Anti-Semitism Tells Us about Hate Today David Nirenberg, University of Chicago

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m. Devising Civic Practice: Listening is the New Revolution Michael Rohd, Center for Performance and Civic Practice

Thursday, March 26, 2020 Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m. Re-Engaging Research through Citizen and Community Science Jennifer Shirk, Citizen Science Association

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m. Wesley Lecture Tentative Title: Addressing Clergy Sexual Abuse from a Multi-Faith Perspective Marie Fortune, Faith Trust Institute

Thursday, April 2, 2020 Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m. The Bechtel Lecture Environmental Scarcity and Instability in the Sahel and Lake Chad Basin Jacob Udo-Udo Jacob, Dickinson College

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m. Unraveled Myths: The Green Revolution and the Gene Revolution Glenn Stone, Washington University in St. Louis

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m. Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, University of Denver

Thursday, April 23, 2020 Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m. Overdoing Democracy: The Problem of Polarization Robert Talisse, Vanderbilt University