Fall 2021

Carlotta Gall

Istanbul bureau chief for the New York Times

In this discussion, titled "Understanding Afghanistan: Insights from the New York Times," the …
Danielle Allen

James Bryant Conant University Professor,Harvard University

Distinguished political theorist, Danielle Allen, gave a presentation that challenged common …
Holden Thorp
A panel of leading academics discussed “Gatekeeping & the Publishing Landscape for …
Ian Bogost

Professor and director of film & media studies; professor of computer science & engineering, Washington University in St. Louis

Noted media studies scholar and game designer, Ian Bogost, presented three talks exploring the …
Joy Williams

Short-story writer and novelist

The Washington University Libraries and English Department hosted legendary writer Joy Williams …
Kevin McKeegan

Distinguished Professor of Cosmochemistry and Geochemistry, University of California -Los Angeles

Professor Kevin McKeegan delivered the Robert M. Walker Distinguished Lecture titled "Sampling …
Kristin Henning

Author and Blume Professor of Law and director, Juvenile Justice Clinic & Initiative, Georgetown Law

Georgetown Law Professor Kristin Henning joined Daniel Harawa (WashU Law) to discuss her new …
Laurell Kendall

Curator of Asian Ethnographic Collections,American Museum of Natural History

Laurel Kendall, curator of Asian Ethnographic Collections at the American Museum of Natural …
Moogega Cooper

Lead planetary protection engineer, NASA

NASA’s Moogega Cooper delivered the keynote address at the 2021 She Leads Symposium, hosted by …
Natalia Aleksiun

Professor of modern Jewish history, Touro College; incoming Harry Rich Professor of Holocaust Studies, University of Florida-Gainesville

Professor Natalia Aleksiun delivered the 2021 Holocaust Memorial Lecture on“Jewish Physicians …
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In a session titled "Inclusive Growth in St. Louis: Embracing Inclusive Leadership," a panel of …
Josephine Baker
On November 30, 2021 St.Louis-born performing artist and civil rights activist Josephine Baker …
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This discussion focused on the topics of voting rights and the threats facing American …