Political commentator and Republican strategist Ana Navarro spoke on the values she feels have been challenged by the Trump administration.
Rachel Maddow spoke about what she thinks the public can expect from President Trump’s time in office and the current political climate in the United States.
Steve Waksman, Professor of Music and American Studies at Smith College, gives a historical view of the cultural evolution of jazz.
Associate Professor of Classics at the University of California, Davis, encouraged historians to embrace and include weirdness in their writings on the past.
Suzanne Fenton, a researcher and group leader at the National Institutes of Health, explained how early-life exposure to chemicals can lead to abnormal breast development in females and males during puberty
Douthat is the author of “Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream”.
Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy at NYU, Dale Jamieson, spoke about the many causes leading to the lack of action to address climate change.
Franklin Odo spoke about Japanese Internment during World War II, the subsequent redress, and how Japanese Americans have been affected by discrimination.
As a guest of Smith College’s Poetry Center, prized American poet Gerald Stern read from a collection of his works.
Palagummi Sainath spoke about how inequalities between the elite and poor have increased over the last 25 years in India.