Events

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

Juan Cole | 6:45 p.m. | Kirsch Auditorium | Fetzer Center, WMU
"The Saudi Crisis in the Contemporary Middle East” H. Nicholas Hamner Lecture

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

Saba Bazargan-Forward | 5 p.m. | 157 Bernhard Center, WMU
"Justifying the Beneficiary Pays Principle" Keynote speaker, Philosophy Graduate Conference

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

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"

Past events

List of past events