WSU Humanities Center invites everyone to join the "The Future of Failure" virtual conference featuring cutting edge WSU faculty research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, and our distinguished keynote speakers who will discuss insights from their latest book on social transformation and resilience of the American society, "The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It
Robert D. Putnam - Malkin Research Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University
Shaylyn Romney Garrett - Writer, Alumna of Harvard University
Keynote Address: “The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again”
Wayne State University Speakers
Patrick Cooper McCann - Assistant Professor, Urban Studies and Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences "Reframing the Shrinking City"
Kristin Taylor - Associate Professor, Political Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences "Do All Failures Lead to Change? A Comparative Analysis of Policy Failure and Learning after Natural Disasters and Infrastructure Crisis"
Natalie Bakopoulos - Assistant Professor, English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences "A Little History had to Intervene"
Billicia Hines - Associate Professor, Theater and Dance, Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance&
Dr. Ras Mikey Courtney - Associate Professor, Dance, Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance "Decolonization of the Arts: An Altered Perception of Failure"
Alisa Moldavanova, Associate Professor, Political Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Wayne State University
Zoom Meeting ID: 955-1355-3505
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