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The 2020 Campaign: Uncivil and Unwell in America

PBS host and American author/journalist Alexander Heffner will discuss the effects of divisiveness on discourse, media, and governance as well as the...

10/28 5:30 pm
Virtual Event
Nuclear Colonialism: Selecting the Irradiated

Robert Jacobs There have been over 2,000 nuclear weapon tests since 1945. These tests have deposited radioactive fallout into downwind communities where...

10/28 7 pm
Virtual Event
Black Underrepresentation in STEM fields: Moving Beyond Deficit-Based Explanations

In the U.S., Black students are underrepresented in STEM courses, putting them at a disadvantage in a labor market that rewards STEM skills and preventing...

10/29 4 pm
Virtual Event
First Annual Halloween Costume Contest

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to dress up in a creative costume and enter in one of three categories listed below. The winner of each category...

10/30 5:30 pm
Virtual Event
Walla Walla Impact Series: Self Care Tips and Tools

Hear from counselors from the Tri-colleges on tools and methods of Self Care in preparing for the election. RSVP at: bit.ly/WWimpactseries

11/2 12 pm
Virtual Event
Sarah Luna

Sarah Luna Join this talk: https://whitman.zoom.us/j/91073757779 Based upon twelve months of ethnographic research in 2008-2009 in the Mexican border city...

11/2 5 pm
Virtual Event
Audio Cassette, Video Cassette: Hammond B3 Musicianship and the Black Church

It occurs in the music. From attempting to figure out which R&B singer is gay to which rapper has queer relations, music is the place of unsettled...

11/5 4 pm
Virtual Event
Melissa Harris-Perry, "American Elections: Entering 2020 & Understanding 2016"

Professor Melissa Harris-Perry is the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University where she teaches courses on American politics and elections...

11/9 5 pm
Virtual Event
Tracking contagions along the veins of inequality: from cholera to COVID-19 and beyond

Biography Sonia Shah is an investigative journalist and author of critically acclaimed books on science, human rights, and international politics. Her...

Virtual Event
“Blackness or Indigeneity? Yes, Please!”

Race and Ethnic Studies Senior Miyona Katayama and Professor of French, Gender Studies, and Race and Ethnic Studies Zahi Zalloua will explore the possibility...

11/19 4 pm
Virtual Event