The Betsy Wood Knapp ’64 Lecture
How do we talk about race on campuses that have become increasingly diverse and that seek to promote equity and a sense of belonging? Join Beverly Daniel Tatum, author of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race and president emerita of Spelman College, and Megan Núñez, dean of faculty affairs at Wellesley, for a candid conversation about racial relations in this country, and learn ways to facilitate necessary conversations about race and inclusion among young people.
the Office of the President, the PLTC, the Knapp Social Science Center, the Department of Education, the HHMI-funded Inclusive Excellence grant and the ER&D Inclusive Excellence grant.
Mar 1, 7 PM
Mar 12, 12:45–2 PM
Feb 25, 7:30–10 PMShoshana Zuboff: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
Shoshana Zuboff, professor emerita at Harvard Business School, discusses her recent book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, and how our economy, politics, and society are increasingly being shaped by digital technologies.Event Date:Tuesday, February 25, 2020 -7:30pm to 10:00pm
Mar 12, 5 PM
Apr 4, 2 PMMuseum Day: Earth Optimism: Gallery Nature Walk
Take a student guide-led “nature walk” through the Davis, focusing on biodiversity in the Davis Museum permanent collections. Hosted in conjunction with Smithsonian Institution’s celebration of global conservation.Event Date:Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 2:00pm
Mar 19, 12:45–2 PMResonances of Chindon-ya: Sounding Space and Sociality in Contemporary Japan
In this unique lecture-demonstration, featuring performers from Japan's most renowned chindon-ya troupe, ethnomusicologist Marié Abe shows how this seemingly innocuous and obsolete form of musical labor has gained traction in modern Japan.Event Date:Thursday, March 19, 2020 -12:45pm to 2:00pm