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Events

September 28 - October 27, 2020

Monday, September 28

Tuesday, September 29

Structural Racism in the Workplace

Racism is deeply ingrained in our society and that includes our places of work. Many organization are discussing how to tackle systematic racism in the...

12 pm
Virtual Event
 On Being Bulletproof: The Importance of Black Superheroes

On Being Bulletproof: The Importance of Black Superheroes Join comics creator Khalid Johnson for a conversation about Black superheroes. His comics and...

4:30 pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 1

Friday, October 2

Monday, October 5

Tuesday, October 6

Reclaiming a Sense of Common Humanity: An Ethical Vision of Classical Confucianism for Today's World

This talk will demonstrate how the moral sentiment of a common humanity should and can be reclaimed, or in the Confucian term, cultivated through engaging...

2:30 pm
Virtual Event
Reclaiming a Sense of Common Humanity: An Ethical Vision of Classical Confucianism for Today’s World

This talk will demonstrate how the moral sentiment of a common humanity should and can be reclaimed, or in the Confucian term, cultivated through engaging...

2:30 pm
Virtual Event
Trauma, adversity and the epigenome: Looking within and between generations in two African ancestry populations

Exposure to trauma is unfortunately quite common, with over 70% of adults reporting an experience of trauma globally. Despite the high prevalence of trauma,...

4 pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 7

Thursday, October 8

How To Be An Antiracist Project

Following Whitman’s common summer read of How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi, we invite the campus community to discuss the moments of realization...

4 pm
Virtual Event
The Common Read Project - Session 1

Following Whitman’s common read of How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi, we invite the campus community to discuss the moments of realization Kendi...

Decolonizing Activism

Decolonizing Activism Decolonisation as theory and practice has become a central focus in discussions of anti-racist futures. Join us for a roundtable...

7 pm
Virtual Event

Monday, October 12

Slow Violence and Our Political Moment

When media interest, public policy, and electoral campaigns are shaped around perceived immediate need, how can we convert into image and narrative those...

4 pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 13

Genocide by Brain: International Law After Neuroscience

The United Nations Genocide Convention was first created in 1948 and established an official international legal definition of genocide. One component of the...

4 pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 14

Thursday, October 15

How To Be An Antiracist Project

Following Whitman’s common summer read of How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi, we invite the campus community to discuss the moments of realization...

4 pm
Virtual Event
The Common Read Project - Session 2

Following Whitman’s common read of How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi, we invite the campus community to discuss the moments of realization Kendi...

Tuesday, October 20

Anti-Racist Writing Workshop with Felicia Rose Chavez

During the event, participants will learn anti-racist practices that can be used in writing classrooms and creative spaces across disciplines; participants...

4 pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 22

How To Be An Antiracist Project

Following Whitman’s common summer read of How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi, we invite the campus community to discuss the moments of realization...

4 pm
Virtual Event
The Common Read Project - Session 3

Following Whitman’s common read of How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi, we invite the campus community to discuss the moments of realization Kendi...

Women Leaders in Whitman Athletics

Join the women coaches, staff and volunteers leading the Whitman Athletic program.

Monday, October 26

September 28 - October 27, 2020