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Events

September 30 - October 29, 2020

Thursday, October 1

Friday, October 2

Saturday, October 3

Swords and Martial Tradition: The Importance of Context [webinar]

While we haven't had the chance to hold practices like normal, we will be having our first virtual event of the year this upcoming Saturday! Please join...

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
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

Friday, October 9

Open Mic Night

? While we too wish that we were bopping to live music in Reid Ballroom this semester, we know that there is a lot of talent within our own community...

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

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
Women Leaders in Whitman Athletics

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

Monday, October 26

Wednesday, October 28

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...

7 pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 29

Spring 2021 Pre-registration begins

Pre-registration begins for returning students. See instructions for day and times.

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...

4 pm
Virtual Event

September 30 - October 29, 2020