The series will present two events, "Looking at Blackness" and "Legislative Leverage: Democratic Processes as Activism,” in late January.
Department of Politics
Lucas Morel joined other panelists in explaining how William Shakespeare’s work relates to American constitutional values.
In a recent op-ed, W&L Professor of Politics Lucas Morel argues that in agreeing to lead Washington College after the Civil War, Lee set an example of how to accept defeat and move on.
In his latest book, Morel explores how Lincoln’s most vital ideas are traced back to the country’s founders.
In the discussion, Morel explains why Juneteenth is a uniquely American holiday.
In Case You Missed It
Morel’s recent interview was included in “The 1619 Project Exposed: A Special Edition of the American Mind Podcast.”
Eubanks' talk is titled "The Shakedown State: Digital Debt, Economic Inequality and Automation in Public Services."
Dickovick, who taught at W&L for 14 years, made a lasting impact on communities around the world.
Short's lecture is part of the broader Washington Term Speaker Series, “From the Colonnade to the Capitol… and Back.”
In their discussion, the duo will address "Transatlantic relations between Poland and the United States."
O’Neil’s talk, which is free and open to the public, is titled, “How Big Data Promotes Inequality and Threatens Democracy.”