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Valuing diverse experiences & perspectives

Clayman Conversation Presents: Debate Me!

Write anything, post anything as a woman on the internet, and they will gather: the Debate Me Bros. They are owed more arguments, further justification. They are experts, and they aren’t sure you are. In the first of our Clayman Conversations Online, journalist Nhi Le and scholar Moira Weigel will discuss online debate culture from a feminist perspective. Is the demand for free and open debate online really as neutral as it often presents itself? How are dominant power structures replicated or challenged in online debate culture?

Polarization and Contentious Politics in the Age of Covid

This is Episode 3 in CASBS's webcast series Social Science for a World in Crisis. Watch videos of previous episodes and learn more about them here.Previous episodes in this series explored the strains on governments’ ability to get things done in response to crises. The Covid pandemic has revealed, and indeed amplified, both weaknesses in state capacity and inequities in implementation. In the United States, the upsurge in public protest against police violence and racism is one response.

Webinar: The Black Lives Matter Movement and the Power of Protest

Join Associate Professor Allyson Hobbs as she discusses the historic protests ignited by the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many others. This webinar will put recent events into historical context and explain what makes these protests different from those that happened in the past. She will also discuss the importance of understanding American history to address systemic racism and what we can do to raise our voices and fight for racial justice. Free; registration required.

COVID + AI: The Road Ahead

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Two months into the COVID-19 pandemic, we see curves flattening and cities lifting shelter restrictions. By no means is this pandemic over; and yet, policymakers, researchers, medical practitioners, and industry are starting to grapple with how we operate in a post-COVID world. What is the path forward, economically, medically, and culturally?

Stanford COVID-19 Community Virtual Town Hall #2: What Does the “New Normal” Look Like?

Having been sheltering in place since mid-March, our local community is eager to return to some form of normal life outside their homes. But in the absence of an effective vaccine and treatment options, what will the “new normal” look like? What kinds of changes can we expect to see when we seek routine healthcare, return to school (K-12 and higher education), or return to work?

Post-Pandemic: Building Back Resiliently

Please join the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment for a webinar on building back resiliently after the pandemic. As state and federal governments provide trillions of dollars to aid economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, allocating funding that helps communities to prepare for and build greater resiliency to withstand future catastrophic events would be a forward-looking investment. Many communities across the U.S.

Racism & Resistance: A Roundtable on Asian American Experiences in the Pandemic

As the nation struggles to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States has witnessed a troubling increase in violence and racist incidents targeting people with Asian backgrounds. Join Asian American Activities Center, Asian American Students Association, Asian American Studies, Okada, and Stanford Asian Pacific American Alumni Club in a roundtable discussion where our panelists will share with us the much-longer history of discrimination against Asians in the United States; the current challenge during the pandemic; and what we can do about it today.

Stanford Earth DEI presents: Sustaining Equity in the time of COVID-19

Stanford Earth DEI invites you to join us for a conversation with Stanford FLI Program Assistant Director Adriena Brown, Stanford Earth Senior Associate Dean and ERE professor Margot Gerritsen, and Stanford Director of ADA/Section 504 Compliance Rosa Gonzalez to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted and worsened existing societal issues impacting our most

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