The University Center for the Humanities at Western Michigan University presents informative and interesting speakers throughout the year.
Upcoming Events: 2019-20
September 4 - Ethics Lecture Series
Bernhard Stahl | 3:30 p.m. | Brown & Gold Room, Bernhard Center, WMU
"Politics of Denial: Germany's International Responsibility and the Silencing of Mass Atrocities"
Septmber 20 - Ethics Lecture Series
Jason Marker, M.D. | 5 p.m. | Auditorium, WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, 300 Portage Street.
"If the United States Promised Health Care as a ‘Right,’ What Would We REALLY Have to Deliver?" Keynote, 2019 WMU Medical Humanities Conference
October 4 - Ethics Lecture Series
Ashley Atkins | 3:30 p.m. | 2008 Richmond Center for Visual Arts, WMU
"Race and the Politics of Loss: Revisiting the Legacy of Emmett Till"
October 10 - Ethics Lecture Series
October 23 - Ethics Lecture Series
David J. Gunkel | 6 p.m. | Brown & Gold Room, Bernhard Center, WMU
October 28 - Freedom Series
Jerry Saltz | 6 p.m. | 3502 Knauss Hall, WMU
"How To Be an Artist; or at least think more freely and creatively about your everyday life"
November 6 - Ethics Lecture Series
Anna Popkova and Taylor Koopman | 6 p.m. | Brown & Gold Room, Bernhard Center, WMU
"Populism, Social Media and Democratic Participation"
November 7 - Freedom Series
Matthew Fletcher | 7 p.m. | 2452 Knauss Hall, WMU
"The Ghost Road: Anishinaabe Responses to Indian-Hating"
November 15 - Freedom Series
Ibram Kendi | 4 p.m. | 2000 Schneider Hall, WMU
"How To Be An Antiracist ”
November 22 - Ethics Lecture Series
February 20, 2020 - Freedom Series
Vivien Sansour: Lecture | 7 p.m. | 2452 Knauss Hall, WMU
“The Palestine Heirloom Seed Library: A Journey of Reclaiming Life in One of the World's Centers of Diversity - Palestine”
February 21, 2020 - Freedom Series
Vivien Sansour: Workshop | 4:30 p.m. | Kalamazoo College
February 22, 2020 - Freedom Series
Vivien Sansour: Seed Swap & Story Share | 10 a.m. | Kalamazoo College
February 27, 2020 - Freedom Series
Dr. Edward Montgomery | 7 p.m. | 2452 Knauss Hall, WMU
“Academia and Public Policy: Uneasy Allies or Mortal Enemies”
March 12, 2020 - Freedom Series - CANCELED
Susan Reed, Sergio Cira-Reyes, Nelly Fuentes | 7 p.m. | 2452 Knauss Hall, WMU
“Condors, Eagles, and Allies: A Conversation About Movement Ecology and Immigrant Rights"