The acclaimed author and activist, Ijeoma Oluo, lectured on the influence of racism on college campuses and presented anti-racism policies.
Author Min Jin Lee discussed her development as a writer during her Lowell Humanities Series lecture on Wednesday.
Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, connected the fight against climate change to human rights in her Wednesday Lowell Series lecture.
Willie Jennings, a theologian and professor at Yale Divinity School, believes that mistakes made in interpreting God’s word is the root of many social rifts, such as poor race relations and border debates.
“This is American exceptionalism in the 21st century,” Andersen said. “Our drift toward … doing our own thing, and having an altogether uncertain grip on reality has overwhelmed our other exceptional national traits and turned us into a less-developed country as well.”
“Female sexuality exists within itself, and it can have its own purposes that are not there for male satisfaction,” McBride said.
Exploring the revered works and life of mystic John of the Cross, finding that prose is one medium through which one may established a more resilient relation to the divine.
Joseph blended spoken word, video, poetry, and discussion in his talk on Wednesday night.