Lectures and Discussions
Kristin George Bagdanov’s poetry addresses the human encounter with nature in the context of climate catastrophe, toxicity and waste, the body, and extinction. Bagdanov will be reading some of her poetry and holding a discussion.
Co-authors Benjamin Gonzalez O’Brien and Loren Collingwood explore the history and the religious roots of sanctuary policies.
Using newly available information, Francis Gary Powers Jr. presents facts and dispels misinformation surrounding the downing of the American U-2 spy plane piloted by his father over the Soviet Union on May 1, 1960.
Steven Church, author of six books of nonfiction and founding editor of the literary journal The Normal School, will read from his most recent book, I'm Just Getting to the Disturbing Part: Essays on Work, Fear and Fatherhood.
Drawing on findings from her award-winning book, sociologist Jennifer Reich examines how parents make decisions about their children’s health and specifically vaccines.
Guest educator and author Lauren Markham will discuss her book, The Far Away Brothers.