Summer Forum

Summer Forum Series Presentation given on July 5, 2020 by Ben Winslow, Reporter for Utah's Fox 13 News

Summer Forum Series Presentation given on June 28, 2020 by Paisley Rekdal, Utah's Poet Laureate and Professor at the University of Utah Department of English

 

August 16 – Dr. Gerald Lazar – “DEPRESSION and BIPOLAR DISORDER: Defining Diagnoses, Case Histories, and their Relationship to Suicide Prevention”
Dr. Gerald Lazar is a Psychiatrist/Researcher at the University of Utah Medical Center
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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: August 16, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)Topic: Summer Forum 2020 (zoom room will be open starting at 9:45am)

Register in advance for this webinar:

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar (webinar will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel)

After the webinar is over, please join us for Coffee Hour (the link is different!) We will also post this link in the chat during the webinar.

 

August 9 –  Rod Decker – “MORMONS, MORALS, AND UTAH POLITICS”
Rod Decker is a Reporter at KUTV Channel 2, 40 Years as a Journalist, and Author of "The Elephant In The Room"
 
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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: August 9, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)Topic: Summer Forum 2020
(zoom room will be open starting at 9:45am)
 

Register in advance for this webinar:

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar (webinar will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel)

After the webinar is over, please join us for Coffee Hour (the link is different!) We will also post this link in the chat during the webinar.

 

August 2 – Randy Dryer – “FACIAL RECOGNITION: The Final Nail in the Privacy Coffin”
Randy Dryer is an Attorney, Professor of the Honors Program at The University of Utah
 
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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: August 2, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)Topic: Summer Forum 2020 (zoom room will be open starting at 9:45am)

Register in advance for this webinar:

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar (webinar will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel)

After the webinar is over, please join us for Coffee Hour (the link is different!) We will also post this link in the chat during the webinar.

 

July 26 – NKenna Onwuzuruoha – “RACE, WOMEN AND LAW ENFORCEMENT”
NKenna is Outreach Coordinator for Write Here, Westminster College community writing center, and is a doctoral student in Writing and Rhetoric Studies at the U of U. She is a facilitator for the YWCA Woke Words project, more info can be found here:  https://www.ywcautah.org/what-we-do/opportunity/woke-words/
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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: July 26, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)Topic: Summer Forum 2020 (zoom room will be open starting at 9:45am)

Register in advance for this webinar:

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar (webinar will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel)

After the webinar is over, please join us for Coffee Hour (the link is different!) We will also post this link in the chat during the webinar.

 

July 19 – Vicki Bennett – “SALT LAKE CITY GOVERNMENT'S SUSTAINABILITY POLICIES: Impacts When Residents Are Staying Home”
Vicki Bennett is the Director for the Department of Sustainability, Salt Lake City Government
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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: July 19, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)Topic: Summer Forum 2020 (zoom room will be open starting at 9:45am)

Register in advance for this webinar:

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar (webinar will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel)

After the webinar is over, please join us for Coffee Hour (the link is different!) We will also post this link in the chat during the webinar.

 

July 12 –  Michelle Quist – “HOW I DO IT: To be a Columnist for the Salt Lake Tribune, an Activist, and a Single-Parent Mom for Many Children”
Michelle Quist is a Columnist and Lawyer working at the Salt Lake Tribune 
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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: July 12, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)Topic: Summer Forum 2020 (zoom room will be open starting at 9:45am)

Register in advance for this webinar:

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar (webinar will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel)

After the webinar is over, please join us for Coffee Hour (the link is different!) We will also post this link in the chat during the webinar.

2020 VIRTUAL SUMMER FORUM SERIES

Sundays at 10:00 am
June 28 – August 16
 
June 28 –  Paisley Rekdal – “METAPHORS IN POETRY TODAY: Exposing Racism and Sexism in In America's Cultural Diversity”
Paisley Rekdal is a Professor at the University of Utah Department of English and Utah's Poet Laureate.
 
July 5 –  Ben Winslow – “HOW I REPORT THE DAILY NEWS: Actions of the Utah State Legislature and Unusual Events in the Community”

Ben Winslow is a News Reporter at Channel 13 Fox TV.

July 12 –  Michelle Quist – “HOW I DO IT: To be a Columnist for the Salt Lake Tribune, an Activist, and a Single-Parent Mom for Many Children”

Michelle Quist is a Columnist and Lawyer working at the Salt Lake Tribune  

July 19 – Vicki Bennett – “SALT LAKE CITY GOVERNMENT'S SUSTAINABILITY POLICIES: Impacts When Residents Are Staying Home”

Vicki Bennett is the Director for the Department of Sustainability, Salt Lake City Government

July 26 – NKenna Onwuzuruoha – “RACE, WOMEN AND LAW ENFORCEMENT”
NKenna is Outreach Coordinator for Write Here, Westminster College community writing center, and is a doctoral student in Writing and Rhetoric Studies at the U of U. She is a facilitator for the YWCA Woke Words project, more info can be found here:  https://www.ywcautah.org/what-we-do/opportunity/woke-words/
 
August 2 – Randy Dryer – “FACIAL RECOGNITION: The Final Nail in the Privacy Coffin

Randy Dryer is an Attorney, Professor of the Honors Program at The University of Utah

August 9 –  Rod Decker – “MORMONS, MORALS, AND UTAH POLITICS”

Rod Decker is a Reporter at KUTV Channel 2, 40 Years as a Journalist, and Author of "The Elephant In The Room"

August 16 – Dr. Gerald Lazar – “DEPRESSION and BIPOLAR DISORDER: Defining Diagnoses, Case Histories, and their Relationship to Suicide Prevention”

Dr. Gerald Lazar is a Psychiatrist/Researcher at the University of Utah Medical Center

Click here for a pdf of the Summer Forum Series Speaker Schedule

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