upcoming speakers

Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Crisis in U.S. Policy

By emilychu on July 24, 2018 in

Panelists: Karen Musalo, Nicole Cortes, Katie Herbert Meyer, and Robert Sagastume; moderated by Stephen Legomsky. Each person on this panel is either directly involved in the ongoing legal quagmire or has been directly affected by U.S. policies regarding their non-native status. Join us as we lis...

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

By emilychu on July 24, 2018 in

This brief summary of the Class of 2022’s Common Read Book, “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress” by Dai Sijie, provides clues to the central themes of the novel which Shanghai-born novelist and poet Qiu Xiaolong, who as a boy experienced the damaging effects of the Cultural Revolution first...

Jennifer Eberhardt: “Visual Attention and Racial Bias”

By Barbara Rea on October 4, 2015 in Healthcare & Psychology

Psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt investigates how subtle racial biases are interpreted in the brain. Her research, conducted both in the laboratory and in the field, reveals the extent to which racial imagery, and subsequent judgments based on imagery, suffuse our culture and influence different a...