The Cypher: Electoral Politics: Young, Black, and Undecided
This discussion will focus on the role of young Black voters in the upcoming 2020 presidential election. Its intent is not to push a specific political agenda, but to present information to inform potential voters. Dinner will be provided.
This event is part of Wellesley’s 2020 celebration of Black History Month. For the full slate of events, please visit the Black History Month calendar.
Guest panelists include:
- Bianca Jordan, Esq., immigration lawyer
- Henoss Taddesse, consultant
Student panelists include:
- Laissa Alexis ’20
- Zoe Wiles ’20
- Anah Lewi ’20
The discussion will be moderated by Laurie Brutus ’20, WCD President.
A voter registration drive will also be held at this event, which is facilitated by the Wellesley Committee for Political and Legislative Awareness (CPLA).
Oct 28, 2:30–3:45 PM
Nov 18, 2:30–3:45 PM
Nov 11, 2:30–3:45 PMRemembering the Battle of Greasy Grass, aka The Battle of Little Bighorn
Newhouse Center fellow and WGST professor Elena Creef presents a visual record of a sacred, weeklong Native American Prayer Ride in commemoration of General Custer's defeat at Greasy Grass, aka Little Bighorn, in 1876.Event Date:Wednesday, November 11, 2020 -2:30pm to 3:45pm
Oct 29, 4–5:15 PMSilencing: On Various Kinds of Communicative Interference and Why They Matter
Newhouse Center fellow Mary Kate McGowan (Margaret Clapp '30 Distinguished Alumna Professor of Philosophy) offers accounts of different types of silencing and how they undermine the complex art of communication.Event Date:Thursday, October 29, 2020 -4:00pm to 5:15pm