Welcome to WITF’s Local Events Calendar!
Jennifer Shirk, Citizen Science Association Shirk will explore cases where scientists, resource managers and community members have taken opportunities to engage, listen and build connections in order to develop shared understandings through research-based partnerships. Shirk is the interim executive director of the Citizen Science Association, where she builds collaborations across citizen and community science contexts to share practical and evidence-based knowledge for leading effective projects.Find out more »
Renowned theologian, ethicist and expert in responding to clergy misbehavior Marie Fortune will give the annual Wesley Lecture at Dickinson. “Wolves in Shepherds’ Clothing” will take place Tuesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter (ATS) Auditorium, 360 W. Louther St. The event is free and open to the public. Fortune will discuss misconduct by faith leaders and its harm to congregants, congregations and broader faith communities. With each revelation of misconduct and sexual abuse comes great…Find out more »
Bestselling author and scholar of history and international relations Ibram X. Kendi will discuss ways to understand, explain and solve the seemingly intractable problems of racial inequality and injustice during a lecture at Dickinson. His talk, “How to Be an Antiracist,” will take place Wednesday, April 1, at 7 p.m. in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter (ATS) Auditorium, 360 W. Louther St. The event is free and open to the public. A book sale and signing will follow. In this deeply…Find out more »