Latest Past Sessions

Global Threats to Democracy

Allen Ballroom, Rossin Campus Center 60 South Lincoln St, Washington

The closing session of this year’s Symposium on Democracy is entitled “Global Threats to Democracy” and will involve all attendees in an interactive exploration of the situation in the Ukraine. The 4 p.m. program in the Ballroom will begin with a virtual presentation by Nicole Bibbins Sedaca, Executive Vice President of Freedom House, the leading…

Rising Concerns of Tennis Star Peng Shuai and the Olympics

Howard J Burnett Center 292 E Wheeling St, Washington

This session will be led by W&J's Head Women's & Men's Tennis Coach Megan Foster, and will include students Tyee McMaster, Maya Krishnasamy, Joey Ioli, and Emma Humphrey. Discussion will focus on how female tennis star Peng Shaui's situation has brought attention to not only her own safety but safety among the rights of individuals…

Conflict & Resolution Studies Panel

Howard J Burnett Center 292 E Wheeling St, Washington

This session will be moderated by Assistant Professor of Communication Arts Nicholas Maradin, Ph.D. This panel will facilitate a discussion of student papers written during Professor of English Richard Easton's Introductory course in Conflict & Resolution Studies. Student participants are: Lillien G. Shaer, “Immigration in America: The Historical and Political” William J. Kitsch, "The Global…