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Endicott Speakers Series

Speaker Series 2016-17

A special speaker series is created each academic year to supplement the College’s general education curriculum. All freshmen and sophomores are required to attend a minimum of four of the six events each year for a total of eight by the end of the sophomore year in order to fulfill this aspect of the general education requirement. 

Upcoming Speakers:

Reverend Vivian Nixon - February 7, 2017

Rev. Vivian Nixon, Executive Director of College and Community Fellowship, shares compelling stories of lives transformed through her work assisting formerly incarcerated women in pursuit of higher education, leadership skills, and career paths leading to economic security.

Ndaba Mandela - February 16, 2017

Mandela's Legacy and Motivating Youth to "Be the Change". 

List of Past Speakers:

Interfaith Peacebuilding in Syria - November 29, 2016

Hind Kabawat, Founder and Director of the Syrian Center for Dialogue, Peace, and Reconciliation at George Mason University and a member of the High Negotiation Committee at the Syrian peace talks in Geneva.

Politics & The Media - November 10, 2016

Callie Crossley, host of WGBH’s radio show Under the Radar with Callie Crossley, will give a talk followed by a lively discussion on the media, politics, and the election. 

Nanette Perrotte - From Jazz to Dickinson to Entrepreneurship - November 3, 2016

Visiting author Nanette Perrotte uses the arts to help audiences learn about and experience cultural diversity.

WBZ Talk the Vote with Dan Rae - October 26, 2016

A political debate on air with WBZ radio talk host Dan Rae.

Immigration Panel - October 20, 2016 

Sponsored by the Political Action Committee.  Faculty members will address immigration issues in the United States through the lenses of culture, security, psychology, and ethics. This will be followed by questions from the audience and discussion. 

Is Access To Food a Human Right? - October 17, 2016

Drs. Semahagn Abebe and Susan Randolph of the Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut discuss the intersection of human rights and the politics of food in the United States and developing nations.

How Your Vote is Private - Whether Your Vote is Public - October 13, 2016

Talking about how campaigns use big data to target you with Nathaniel Stinnet, Founder and CEO of the Environmental Voter Project. Big data has completely revolutionized how modern political campaigns target and communicate with voters. The changes suggest both good and bad news for the environmental movement.

 

 

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