The Bucknell Forum

Since 2007, the Bucknell Forum speaker series has featured nationally renowned leaders, scholars and commentators who have examined various issues from multidisciplinary and diverse of viewpoints. || Previous events

Through the voices of renowned agents of change, the current Bucknell Forum series, Revolution Redefined, will explore social change and how it has — or has not — evolved over time, as well as how individuals can grow to become global citizens who make meaningful, lasting impacts on society in a variety of ways.

 

Upcoming and Recent Speakers


"An Evening With Common"

Academy Award-winning hip-hop recording artist, actor and activist Common will speak at Bucknell University on Tuesday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. He will discuss a range of topics including race relations in the United States and his efforts to bring about change by empowering underserved children. The talk will be followed by a brief question-and-answer session with the audience.

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"Ain't I A Woman?"

Laverne Cox

"Orange is the New Black" actress and transgender activist Laverne Cox shared her journey to womanhood in the Bucknell Forum speaker series Revolution Redefined.

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"Sowing the Seeds of Hope"

World-renowned primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall brought the crowd to its feet on Sept. 15, 2014, at the packed Bucknell Forum event.

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Bucknell Forum Task Force

  • Ashli Baker, classics & ancient Mediterranean studies
  • Beth Bouchard, community leadership
  • Shana Ebright, communications
  • Colin Hassell '15
  • Andy Hirsch, communications
  • Chris Martine, biology
  • Mary Oluokun '16
  • Tia Stokes-Brown, political science
  • David Rovnyak, chemistry

The Bucknell Forum Task Force encourages Bucknellians to submit suggestions for speakers to theforum@bucknell.edu.

The Bucknell Forum is supported in part by a contribution from Parkhurst Dining Services.

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