History Of Rock And R&B Lecture 2
What lessons does rock from decades ago have to teach us in 2021? Are its explosive controversies still relevant? Start the summer answering these questions and more by joining us for a two-part mini course based on Professor Eric Charry’s popular History of Rock and R&B class. Explore the history of rock and R&B from their origins in the 1950s through the early 1990s. Engage with a variety of theoretical and journalistic approaches to understand the music and its culture over the past six decades; tying them to such issues as race relations and identities, youth culture and its relationship to American popular culture, and popular music as a creative, cultural, and social force. This event was recorded on 6/29/21.
Play video The 35th Annual John W. Baird '38 Lecture
The 35th Annual John W. Baird '38 Lecture
Leadership and Looking Forward: a conversation with college presidents to explore leadership on campuses across the country during times of challenge, crisis, and opportunity.
Play video The 41st Annual Philip B. Brown '44 Memorial Lecture
The 41st Annual Philip B. Brown '44 Memorial Lecture
A conversation between President Michael S. Roth ’78, Senator Michael Bennet '87, Hon.'12, and Senator John Hickenlooper '74, MA'80, Hon.'10. Topics include leadership, civic engagement, and the paths the senators have traveled to Washington, DC.
Play video WesTalks Presents: The Pandemic – Lessons Learned and Looking Ahead
WesTalks Presents: The Pandemic – Lessons Learned and Looking Ahead
Listen to a virtual conversation between Scott Gottlieb ’94, MD, former FDA commissioner, and John Yang ’80, Wesleyan Trustee and correspondent for PBS NewsHour, in which they discuss the pandemic – lessons learned and looking ahead.
Play video Living A Good Life Minicourse, Lecture 3
Living A Good Life Minicourse, Lecture 3
Lecture three in the virtual three-part Window Into Wesleyan minicourse series, Living a Good Life.
Play video WesTalks Presents: “The NBA in Unprecedented Times”
WesTalks Presents: “The NBA in Unprecedented Times”
An in-depth look at the impact of the pandemic on professional basketball and the league’s response to Black Lives Matter.
Play video The First Year of the Biden-Harris Administration
The First Year of the Biden-Harris Administration
Join us for a conversation with faculty from Wesleyan’s Government Department as they discuss what to expect in the first year of the Biden-Harris Administration.