Dennis Childs spoke about the past and present incarceration of the poor and people of color as a continuation of the modern practice of slavery in the U.S.
Harvard University Paleoanthropologist and biology professor, Daniel Lieberman, spoke about his work studying human athletic behavior and performance.
Nilanjana Dasgupta, a social psychologist and professor at UMass Amherst, discussed her studies on the constraints women face in their pursuit of academic and professional careers.
Citron focuses her lecture on threatening messages, revenge pornography and the debate over first amendment rights when it comes to posting content online.
The lecture looked at the history of how those living with mental illness have faced discrimination and ostracism, as well as the science behind why much of that treatment within the society still remains the same today.
Activists and scholars, Loretta Ross and Asam Ahmad discuss “call-out culture” and how it harms social justice and political discourse among progressives, radicals, and activists. “Calling out,”as […]
Former consultant of the United Nations’ development program, Professor Vincent Ferraro, spoke on the Islamic State and developments in the seven core conflicts taking place in Syria.
Professor of English at Bangor University in Wales, Helen Wilcox spoke about her current research at the Renaissance Wednesdays Lecture Series. Wilcox’s takes what she calls […]
David Gruender of the Boston Symphony Orchestra spoke about the era of Elizabethan music during the Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series. Gruender received his Masters in […]
Senior Vice President for Program, Training, and Youth Development Services for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Dr. Damon A. Williams, recently spoke on UMass Amherst’s plans to create a more inclusive and diverse campus.