Event Calendar

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Elliott Library, Room 507
Tuesdays with TED - Talks, That Is
Tuesdays with TED - Talks, That Is
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Elliott Library, Room 507

Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday

Everyone Loves TED! It's even better when you can discuss the talks with other people. Together we will view selections with contemporary ethical themes and engage in a lively discussion. Links to the talks will be published on our website AFTER each session so that everyone will see them for the first time.

https://www.ted.com/talks/deepika_kurup_a_young_scientist_s_quest_for_clean_water

https://www.ted.com/talks/devita_davison_how_urban_agriculture_is_transforming_detroit

https://www.ted.com/talks/dao_nguyen_what_makes_something_go_viral

https://www.ted.com/talks/jamie_oliver

https://www.ted.com/talks/shubhendu_sharma_how_to_grow_a_forest_in_your_backyard

https://www.ted.com/talks/rachel_sussman_the_world_s_oldest_living_things

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Elliott Library, Room 507
Race, Systems, and Society
Race, Systems, and Society
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Elliott Library, Room 507

With Leader Dr. Richard Koral

Even among those who are mindful of the subtle racial, ethnic, and class distinctions that persist in society, we are all participants in a larger societal structure that perpetuates injustices. We will read and discuss books and articles that explore the features of systemic racism and classism in America to better understand the ways in which society can recreate itself to permit all people to flourish and thrive.