The theme for our speaker series in 2015-16 is Reimagining Community. In a global culture of war, social injustice and environmental calamity, and with our country’s stark racial turmoil and political divisions, reimagining the idea of community—what it means for us now and for our future on this planet—might be the most important first task for all of us as we attempt to address the issues of human healthcare, racial equity, gender roles, feeding the human population, and the idea of the human community. We are all in this planet’s developing story together, regardless of our ideologies, faiths, and perceptions. What shape and function will we give to this new vast and diverse global community whose common history and future must be understood and crafted in collaboration?
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
University Center for the Humanities, "2015-16 Series Brochure - Reimagining Community" (2015). University Center for the Humanities Events. 25.