Academic Year 2017-2018
September 21, 2017 - Monthly Speaker: Cathleen J. Appelt, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Duquesne University
- "Identity and Priorities for Social Change: An exploration of African-American women's perspectives on the current maternal-child health crisis"
October 26, 2017 - Monthly Speaker: Matthew Ussia, Instructor of Writing, Duquesne University
- "The Infinite Terror of Open Spaces"
November 16, 2017 - Monthly Speaker: Daniel Burston, Associate Professor of Pyschology, Duquesne University
- "Dust and Fog, Fire and Salt: Karl Stern's Emigre Experience"
February 1, 2018 - Monthly Speaker: Jacke Smith, Professor of Sociology, University of Pittsburgh
- "Human Rights in the 21st Century: Roles and Strategies for Scholars"
March 1, 2018 - Monthly Speaker, Kathy Newman, Associate Professor of Literary and Cultural Studies, Carnegie Mellon
- "The Art of Das Kapital: Why Contemporary Artists Are Turning to Marx"
April 9 & 10, 2018 - Keynote Speaker, Mindy Fullilove Thompson, MD, Professor of Urban Policy and Health, The New School
- Public lectures: "400 Years of Inequality"
- Seminar: "Making an Anniversary Observance"