Community Conversations

  • September 16, 2020

    Smart Lunch Series

    The new Smart Lunch series, led by the SoEC Technology Taskforce, shares innovative and compelling technology with SoEC candidates and faculty as well as the PNW community.

  • January 7, 2021

    Anti-Racism Lecture Series: The 1619 Project and the Summer of 2020

    PNW professor Mita Choudhury will provide a historical overview of systemic racism, institutional bias and prejudice, and the weak guard rails of "western civilization."

  • February 12, 2021

    On The Other Side: Social Media

    Join PNW scholars and community experts for a series of conversations exploring the post-COVID world and our opportunity for reinvention. What does social media look like in a post-COVID world?

  • June 18, 2020

    One Book One Community: A Discussion with Anthony Ray Hinton

    Join us for discussion and dialogue with Anthony Ray Hinton, author of the book “The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life, Freedom, and Justice.”

  • March 24, 2021

    The Roundtable Perspective: Women in Jamaican Music

    Heather Augustyn, English lecturer and music historian at Purdue University Northwest joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. on Lakeshore PBS.

  • March 24, 2021

    The Roundtable Perspective: Simply Sartre

    David Detmer, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at Purdue University Northwest joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. on Lakeshore PBS.

  • February 18, 2021

    On The Other Side: Tourism and Hospitality

    Hospitality and Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world and the impact of COVID 19 has been devastating. Join PNW scholars and community experts for a series of conversations exploring the post-COVID world and our opportunity for reinvention.