Upcoming Lecture Events

Thursday, February 6

Lecture Series: "2020: Battle for the Soul of America"

Day: February 6 Time: 7 p.m.–9 p.m. Location: McIntyre Hall, Room 103

Regardless of your political persuasion, Donald Trump has been a president like none other in American history. The 2020 presidential campaign and election promises to be full of intense drama, precedent-shattering surprises, and vicious partisanship. What Democrat will win the chance to take on President Trump? Will Trump’s base hold? What is the mood of the independent-minded voters who will ultimately decide who is inaugurated on January 20, 2021?

Join political scientist Michael Artime and presidential…

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Thursday, February 13
Tickets Required

Swope Lecture: "Saving God from Religion"

Day: February 13 Time: 7:30 p.m.–9 p.m. Location: Kilworth Memorial Chapel, Sanctuary

This free, public lecture is presented by Rev. Dr. Robin Meyers, distinguished professor of social justice at Oklahoma City University, and lead pastor at Mayflower United Church of Christ in Oklahoma City. Meyers will speak about his forthcoming book (published in late January), Saving God from Religion. Meyers is the author of several books exploring inclusive and liberatory approaches to following the way of Jesus, and was recently featured in the documentary "American Heretics" (2019). Free tickets…

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Thursday, March 19

Lecture Series: "2020: Battle for the Soul of America"

Day: March 19 Time: 7 p.m.–9 p.m. Location: McIntyre Hall, Room 103

Regardless of your political persuasion, Donald Trump has been a president like none other in American history. The 2020 presidential campaign and election promises to be full of intense drama, precedent-shattering surprises, and vicious partisanship. What Democrat will win the chance to take on President Trump? Will Trump’s base hold? What is the mood of the independent-minded voters who will ultimately decide who is inaugurated on January 20, 2021?

Join political scientist Michael Artime and presidential…

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Saturday, March 28

Eugenics and Historical Memory: A Puget Sound Symposium

Day: March 28 Time: All Day Location: Thomas Hall

This interdisciplinary, one-day symposium will examine the history of the eugenics movement with a focus on the following questions: How did eugenics influence biology curricula and why? What was the social, political, and cultural context within which eugenic thinking and policies became so pervasive within American society and science during the first half of the twentieth century? How, as an institution and as individuals, can we best wrestle with and learn from this history?

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Tuesday, April 7

Pierce Lecture

Day: April 7 Time: 7:30 p.m.–9 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Speaker to be announced in March 2020.

Susan Resneck Pierce Lectures in Public Affairs and the Arts

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Friday, April 17
Thursday, June 18

Lecture Series: "2020: Battle for the Soul of America"

Day: June 18 Time: 7 p.m.–9 p.m. Location: McIntyre Hall, Room 103

Regardless of your political persuasion, Donald Trump has been a president like none other in American history. The 2020 presidential campaign and election promises to be full of intense drama, precedent-shattering surprises, and vicious partisanship. What Democrat will win the chance to take on President Trump? Will Trump’s base hold? What is the mood of the independent-minded voters who will ultimately decide who is inaugurated on January 20, 2021?

Join political scientist Michael Artime and presidential…

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Tuesday, September 8
Thursday, September 17

Lecture Series: "2020: Battle for the Soul of America"

Day: September 17 Time: 7 p.m.–9 p.m. Location: McIntyre Hall, Room 103

Regardless of your political persuasion, Donald Trump has been a president like none other in American history. The 2020 presidential campaign and election promises to be full of intense drama, precedent-shattering surprises, and vicious partisanship. What Democrat will win the chance to take on President Trump? Will Trump’s base hold? What is the mood of the independent-minded voters who will ultimately decide who is inaugurated on January 20, 2021?

Join political scientist Michael Artime and presidential…

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Thursday, October 22

Lecture Series: "2020: Battle for the Soul of America"

Day: October 22 Time: 7 p.m.–9 p.m. Location: McIntyre Hall, Room 103

Regardless of your political persuasion, Donald Trump has been a president like none other in American history. The 2020 presidential campaign and election promises to be full of intense drama, precedent-shattering surprises, and vicious partisanship. What Democrat will win the chance to take on President Trump? Will Trump’s base hold? What is the mood of the independent-minded voters who will ultimately decide who is inaugurated on January 20, 2021?

Join political scientist Michael Artime and presidential…

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Thursday, November 5

Lecture Series: "2020: Battle for the Soul of America"

Day: November 5 Time: 7 p.m.–9 p.m. Location: McIntyre Hall, Room 103

Regardless of your political persuasion, Donald Trump has been a president like none other in American history. The 2020 presidential campaign and election promises to be full of intense drama, precedent-shattering surprises, and vicious partisanship. What Democrat will win the chance to take on President Trump? Will Trump’s base hold? What is the mood of the independent-minded voters who will ultimately decide who is inaugurated on January 20, 2021?

Join political scientist Michael Artime and presidential…

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