Events

Past Events

2017

2018

01-25  Erin Riggs - Connecting Plants and People Through the Roots of Knowledge

02-15  Jans Wager - Ellington Plays Ogden: Social Activism, Jazz, and the Movies

02-26  Benj Pasek & Justin Paul - An evening with the winning songwriters of "The Greatest Showman," "La La Land," and "Dear Evan Hansen."

03-08  Courtney Davis - Blazing Arch of Lucid Glass: The Crystal Palace as Roots of Knowledge

03-29  Jim Godfrey - Heavy Metal: Moveable Type from 1450-1800

04-05  Daniel & Donna Fairbanks  - Connections: Music, Art, and Science in Roots of Knowledge

09-27  Ruen-chuan Ma - Reading Stained Glass and Parchment: Reimagining Time and Space in Medieval Literature and Beyond

10-05  Hilary Hungerford - All Roots Need Water

10-23  Ross Hagen - A Question of Time: Music in the Historical Record

11-08  Bob DeWitt - Recreating the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in 3D

11-28  Maritza Sotomayer  -Trade Protectionism in an Era of of Globalization

2019

2020

01-16  Baldomero Lago - Sagrada Família: Over One Hundred Years in the Making

01-30  Frederick White  - Ernest Hemingway in the Soviet Union

02-06  Adrienne Winans - Women's Rights: Celebration, Citizenship, and Race

02-20  Jessi Hill & James Taylor & Kopp Kris  - Did You See That?

03-20  Ashley Finley - If They Come in the Morning: The Writer's Responsibility in the Face of Injustice

2021

2022

01-20  La Beene - Clothing Matters: Sartorial Choices as a Window to Culture and Meaning

01-27  Jenna Nigro - 'Woman is Born Free’: Women in the French Revolution

02-03  Sally Rocks - Trashed: The risks and rewards of plastics

02-10  Erika Johnson - What We See, What We Do, and Who We Are: Roots of Visual Literacy

02-17  Laura Ricaldi - Managing Risk - Then and Now

02-24  Kelli Potter - The Logic of Gender

03-03  Laurie Toro - Fostering Educational Equity by Sustaining Roots of Knowing & Culture

03-15  Tom Hales - Symmetry in Art and Mathematics

03-17  Violeta Vasilevska - Unfolding Connections between Hidden Figures and Origami

03-24  Debora Escalante - Roots of Knowledge - Connecting Students, Stories, and Understandings through the Windows

03-31  Sarah Hall - Ghosts' Stories: Lived Experiences of Persons with Albinism in Africa

04-07  Acacia Overoye - Watering the Roots: How Understanding Memory Informs Education

04-14  Courtney Davis - From Seurat to Gaugin: Fashion, Femininity & the Structure of Power

04-21  Qianwen (Rachel) Bi - The FinTech Evolution – Winners and Losers

09-08  Panel of Presenters - The Conversation about Being Anti-racist and Anti-xenophobic

09-29  Alex Yuan - The I Ching (易经), Taoism and Confucianism

10-06  Michael Weeks - Engineering Beef: A Brief History of the Modern Steak

10-20  Amanda Bordelon - History, Current Use, and Future of Concrete

10-27  Steven Bule - "Mira arte fabricatum:” Lorenzo Ghiberti’s Doors and the Role of the Artist in Renaissance Florence

11-03  Brendan McCarthy - Better Off Dead? King Tutankhamen's Life and Legacy