Winthrop University: West Forum - Calendar of Events and Activities

West Forum Events

These are upcoming events that we think you'll enjoy on campus!

 

09/11/2021 at 6:30 p.m.

20 Years Since September 11, 2001

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: moyonk@winthrop.edu | 803/323-4663

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: Reflecting on the 20 Year Anniversary of 9/11, remembering the lives lost, and analyzing events that happened before and since.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must (1) attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and (2) enable their web cameras during the event, remaining in camera view throughout the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here.

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09/28/2021 at 11 a.m.

Constitution Day 2021

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: moyonk@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Speakers Candace Carroll and Frank Knaack will discuss facial recognition technology and how it ties in to our Constitutional rights.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must (1) attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and (2) enable their web cameras during the event, remaining in camera view throughout the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here.

Virtual via Zoom

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11/18/2021 at 5 p.m.

The Resilience of Southern Identity

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free. | Event Contact: moyonk@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Dr. Gibbs Knotts from the College of Charleston and Dr. Chris Cooper from Western Carolina University will be speaking on topics related to their book, “The Resilience of Southern Identity.” Many changes have taken place in the South over the past half century, causing some to argue that southern identity is fading. This book explores how these changes have allowed for new kinds of southern identity to emerge.

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Last Updated: 6/15/22