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The theme of the 2020 Power & Privilege Symposium is Building Bridges, Not Walls. Director of the Intercultural Center Laura Sanchez, Director of Marketing Rina Cakrani 20 and Intercultur- al Center Program Advisor Dorothy Mukasa (left to right) are a few of the members of the symposiums executive team. Photos by Michael Lans

Power & Privilege team prepares for 2020 symposium

Rosa Woolsey, Staff Reporter February 13, 2020

Next Thursday, Feb. 20, Whitman will be hosting its annual Power and Privilege (P&P) Symposium. To create space for the thirty-one student-led panels that will occur throughout the day, classes...

Caitlyn Yoshina, class of 2014, teaches a mock lesson

Alumni Share Advice On Teaching In The Humanities

Kylin Brown, Staff Reporter September 28, 2018

On Monday night, the Whitman Classics department hosted the “Symposium on Study in the Humanities as Preparation for a Career in Teaching." The department brought three graduates from varying Humanities...

Image from The Pioneer, November, 2006.

The Symposium Chronicles

Olivia Gilbert February 22, 2017

Today  marks the fifth annual Power and Privilege Symposium, a day in which members of the Whitman community will gather to attend sessions led by students, faculty and community members on the themes...

Photo by Marra Clay

Speak Up and Act Out at Power and Privilege

Sara Platnick February 25, 2016
Classes were cancelled on Feb. 18 for Whitman community members to attend the 2016 Power & Privilege Symposium.
A Q&A Preview of Power and Privilege Workshops

A Q&A Preview of Power and Privilege Workshops

North Bennett February 15, 2016
The Pioneer previews four workshops from the 2016 Power and Privilege Symposium via a Q&A with workshop organizers.
Credit: Bullion

Alinsky symposium sparks topics of community organizing, activism

Rachel Alexander October 22, 2009

Someone  walking by  Reid on Friday, Oct. 16 easily could have been convinced that the Whitman bubble is just a myth. Over 100 community members, faculty and Whitman students gathered there during...

Credit: Alden

Global Studies Initiative addresses torture at symposium

C.J. Wisler February 26, 2009

In light of current local and international politics, the Global Studies Initiative seeks to complicate and unsettle the contemporary ideas on torture at "Torture and the Human Body", a Global Studies...

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