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12.1.21 | 12:00 PM ET

Thoreau’s Walden: Nature, Technology, and Attention

What does Henry David Thoreau’s retreat into the natural world at Walden Pond have to do with our modern culture of distraction and technological immersion? Come learn how Thoreau’s interest in the peace of nature was fueled by his distress at the information culture of the 19th century when the telegraph brought news to Americans […]

11.16.21 | 6:00PM ET

The Power of Social Responsibility

As a social impact strategist, Dr. Ramona Houston is passionate about community engagement and solving social problems. Tune in to hear Dr. Houston speak about the power that we each have within us to make real change in our communities and in the world.

04.29.21 | 5:00PM ET

Uncovering the History of American Barbecue

Dr. Howard Conyers is a NASA rocket scientist, historian, and yes, barbecue pitmaster. As the descendent of farmers and barbecuing masters, he decided to dig deeper into the world of BBQ and quickly realized that the contributions of black Americans had been erased from those stories. He is now on a quest to fix the record and share the rich history of how black Americans have made barbecue what it is today. Join us to hear about how Dr. Conyers began his journey and what he has discovered along the way.

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