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”
SEPTEMBER 24, 2020
William Fry & Rob Weidenfield, moderated by John Rash
“Depolarizing America: Spotlight Series”
OCTOBER 1, 2020
“Balance Sheets of Life and Death: Accounting for Slavery”
OCTOBER 8, 2020
LaTasha Barnes & Gaby Cook, moderated by John Rash
“Identities and Creative Process: Spotlight Series”
OCTOBER 15, 2020
“Forecasting the Financial Future of Museums”
OCTOBER 22, 2020
“The First Political Order: How Sex Shapes Governance and National Security Worldwide”
Note: Joanne Barker's previously scheduled visit has been postponed to April 8, 2021.
OCTOBER 29, 2020
Erika Lee, moderated by Marissa Hill-Dongre
“Xenophobia in America: How We Got Here and What’s at Stake”
NOVEMBER 5, 2020
“Human-COVID-Digital: A More-than-Human Standpoint”
NOVEMBER 12, 2020
Tom McBride & Charles Westerberg, moderated by John Rash
“Will COVID-19 Turn the Generation Gap into a Chasm?: Spotlight Series”
NOVEMBER 19, 2020
Jaskiran Dhillon & Nick Estes
Tentative Title: “Standing with Standing Rock”
*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.