What are our responsibilities, as young people, in the context of the coronavirus? behave as if it matters if you get it “be one of the hive” as if it could kill you as if it could affect others for you to get it grocery shop for elderly neighbors donate money to those who aren’t Read more about A lot of small things we can do (COVID-19)[…]
What are our responsibilities, as young adults and students, during the COV19 outbreak? How does it make sense for us to approach travel, gatherings, drinking, and each other? Join the Forum in Schapiro 129 at 7pm on Friday for a campus-wide discussion about how we ought to act in the midst of a pandemic.
We’re kicking off this Thursday (2/20) by discussing how we should speak about the passing of people who’ve been controversial in life — specifically by thinking about Kobe Bryant’s recent passing and subsequent legacy. How do we tell someone’s story in full, and is it appropriate to tell the bad parts after they’ve passed? Read more about Celebrity Death[…]
On Friday (1/24) at 7:30pm in Schapiro 129, we will be hosting a conversation about university athletic recruitment. It will be motivated by recent conversation via OpEds in The Record (see below) and moderated by representatives from ThinkerAnalytix, who will use argument mapping as a way of sorting through different perspectives on the matter. (Calendar Read more about Campus Athletic Recruitment: Conversation led by ThinkerAnalytix[…]
We’ll be talking about US Voting and Drinking Age at 7:30pm on Friday for the Forum’s last conversation of the semester! Bring friends to Gladden Living Room, enjoy the snacks and company, and decide what you think about limits on our participation in drinking and democracy. Notes & Agenda
What does Thanksgiving mean to you? To all of us? Join us Friday night (11/21) in Mabie at 7:15pm for snacks as we address these questions! This meeting will be shorter, running no longer than an hour. Notes & Agenda.
Join us Friday night at 7:30pm as we talk about privacy in the context of modern technological regimes. What forms of privacy do we care about? Should we be worried? If are privacy is being violated, how, if it all, can we respond? We’re excited to figure out what to do, together. Notes & Agenda
At 7:30pm this Friday, we’ll be discussing the electoral college and thinking about alternatives. Our aim will be to figure out which methods are best for elections of different scales (Williams College, Williamstown, MA, and US) and to figure out how to effectively defend (and spread) the methods we favor. Notes & Agenda.
We invite you and any visiting family to join us for a conversation about climate change on Friday at 7pm (sharp) in Griffin 4! View the notes and agenda here. We’ll focus on how we each view climate change and what we think it requires of us. You’ll get to engage in a mixed group Read more about Multi-Generational Discussion of Climate Change[…]
We talked about political conspiracy theories and how to respond to them. In a little sociopolitical experiment, we intentionally created a false conspiracy theory about Joe Biden and watched it propagate through the group. Agenda and Notes