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Wednesday, September 2 @12 pm
Foley Institute 2020 Election Event Series: Populism
WSU Pullman - Online

Recent events in cities like Portland and Kenosha have highlighted the growing radicalization of protest. Professor Lowndes will discuss the discursive links between the Trump campaign and the emergent right- wing street violence in historical context.

Tuesday, September 8 @12 pm
Ericka Huggins keynote on resilience
Online

Ericka Huggins, a human rights activist, poet, educator, Black Panther leader, and former political prisoner, will provide a virtual keynote presentation on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at noon. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, September 23 @7 pm
Visiting Writers Series presents YA & middle-grade author Kelly Yang
WSU Pullman - Online

Kelly Yang is the New York Times bestselling author of Front Desk, winner of the 2019 Asian Pacific American Award for Children’s Literature, Parachutes–YA debut novel, May 2020, Harpercollins–and Three Keys–Front Desk Sequel, Sept 2020, Scholastic.

Thursday, September 24 @12 pm
2020 Election Event Series: Politics in a Pandemic
WSU Pullman - Online

What effects will Covid-19 have on our politics and the election? Why is the response to the pandemic so politically polarized, and what might bridge the partisan gap in America today?