HUNTER COLLEGE VIRTUAL SERIES [email protected] ANNOUNCES NEW PROGRAMMING

    HUNTER COLLEGE VIRTUAL SERIES [email protected] ANNOUNCES NEW PROGRAMMING

    Members of the Hunter College community from across the globe are invited to tune in to the newly launched [email protected] The virtual series presents lectures, readings, and discussions covering a wide range of topics as opportunities for the Hunter College community and friends to thrive and learn in moments that can provide relief.

    Tune in to this week’s [email protected] events: Saving Phillip, Losing Alexander: Hamilton’s Doctor and New York City in an Age of Epidemics, a reading from American Eden with Prof. Victoria Johnson, in conversation with Gregory Mosher; How Elephants Think: Studying Their Behavior Can Help Us Protect Them with Dr. Joshua Plotnik; X-Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II with Prof. Leah Garrett; and A Conversation with Liz Moore and Beth Macy.

    [email protected] events take place via livestream with new topics available every week through this ongoing initiative encouraging colleagues and friends to stay up to date on major issues and in touch with one another during a time of social distancing as the Hunter community stays home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. After the livestreams end, recorded programs are available to view on “Hunter on Demand”.

    Zoom Online Video Conferencing links to each virtual event are shared with attendees that RSVP. Reservations to one of [email protected]’s upcoming discussions and events can be made here.

    RSVPs can now be made for the following upcoming [email protected] events:

    Thursday, May 14 at 3:00 p.m.

    Saving Philip, Losing Alexander: Hamilton’s Doctor and New York City in an Age of Epidemics.

    Reading by Victoria Johnson, Associate Professor of Urban Policy and Planning, In conversation with Gregory Mosher, Chair of the Theatre Department, followed by live, virtual Q+A.

     

    Monday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m.

    How Elephants Think: Studying Their Behavior Can Help Us Protect Them

    Discussion by Dr. Joshua Plotnik, Assistant Professor of Psychology and the Animal Behavior and Conversation Program,  followed by followed by live, virtual Q+A and video chat with the elephants of the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

     

    Wednesday, May 20 at 1:00 p.m.

    X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II

    Discussion with Leah Garrett, Professor and Director of Jewish Studies, followed by live, virtual Q+A.

     

    Thursday, May 21 at 3:30 p.m.

    A Conversation with Liz Moore and Beth Macy

    Discussion between Liz Moore, Hunter College Alumna ’09, and Beth Macy, award winning journalist and author of Dopesick, followed by live, virtual Q+A.