Dr. Shanna Greene Benjamin will discuss her forthcoming book, Half In Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Nellie Y. McKay, and the strength it takes for Black women to pursue their dreams in academia. Independent scholar and author Dr. Benjamin will discuss her book with Dr. Monica White, Associate Professor of Community and Environmental Sociology […]
Human beings are not alone on this planet. We share the earth with a wide variety of critters, some winged, some on four feet, some so small that gravity is essentially meaningless, some that weigh more than a heavy duty pick-up truck. As human settlements encroach on formerly wild areas and both wildlife and human […]
Join 702WI at Olbrich Botanical Gardens for this special author event with award-winning environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb, who will discuss his book Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter. The event is ticketed, with a portion of all proceeds donated to Olbrich, and will be followed by a book signing.
A one-hour spoken word program featuring Nathan J. Reid’s original work, which will be shared in both a live and pre-recorded capacity.
With appearances on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Ted Talks, YouTube sensation Dr. Eugenia Cheng will show how anyone can think like a mathematician to understand what is buried under divisive arguments and fake news. Taking a careful scalpel to politics, privilege, sexism and dozens of other real-world situations, she shows us that […]
How can Stonewall be explained to young adults? How did a raid of the Stonewall Inn become a catalyst that triggered an explosive demand for gay rights? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!