Announcing the Fall 2020 IAS Thursdays Schedule

Image Description: People in voting booths

Join the IAS on Thursday afternoons for our eclectic, wide-ranging, discussion series designed for scholars from all walks of life. 

Due to COVID-19, this season’s events will be held virtually*, via Zoom. All events will take place at 3:30 p.m. Additional details about each event, including Zoom registration details, can be found on our events calendar.

SEPTEMBER 17, 2020

Marie Alohalani Brown
“Mana-festing on the Slopes of a Sacred Mountain—the Resurgence of Ho’omana Hawai’i (Hawaiian Religion) at Mauna Kea”
Register Now

SEPTEMBER 24, 2020

William Fry & Rob Weidenfield, moderated by John Rash
“Depolarizing America: Spotlight Series”
Register Now

OCTOBER 1, 2020

Caitlin Rosenthal
“Balance Sheets of Life and Death: Accounting for Slavery”
Register Now

OCTOBER 8, 2020

LaTasha Barnes & Gaby Cook, moderated by John Rash
“Identities and Creative Process: Spotlight Series”
Register Now

OCTOBER 15, 2020

Elizabeth Merritt
“Forecasting the Financial Future of Museums”
Register Now

OCTOBER 22, 2020

Valerie Hudson
“The First Political Order: How Sex Shapes Governance and National Security Worldwide”
Register Now

Note: Joanne Barker's previously scheduled visit has been postponed to April 22, 2021.

OCTOBER 29, 2020

Erika Lee, moderated by Marissa Hill-Dongre
“Xenophobia in the U.S.”
Register Now

NOVEMBER 5, 2020

Deborah Lupton
“Human-COVID-Digital: A More-than-Human Standpoint”
Register Now

NOVEMBER 12, 2020

Tom McBride & Charles Westerberg, moderated by John Rash
“Will COVID-19 Turn the Generation Gap into a Chasm?: Spotlight Series”
Register Now

NOVEMBER 19, 2020

Jaskiran Dhillon & Nick Estes
“Decolonizing Environmental Justice: Indigenous Resistance and Climate Change”
Register Now


*Enrolled Honors Seminar students will be able to attend Spotlight Series events in person at Northrop’s Best Buy Theater as pre-arranged via their course.




Blog Categories