The Right Now! Series presents lectures, workshops, and other events responding to breaking issues in public life, bringing together academic and nonacademic speakers and audiences to consider ideas and events that are of pressing importance. 

The Hugo L. Black Lecture on Freedom of Expression, named in honor of U. S. Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black, brings to the Wesleyan campus distinguished public figures and scholars with experience and expertise in matters related to the First Amendment and freedom of expression. This lecture, which is endowed by Leonard S. Halpert ’44, is offered annually.

The Allbritton Center also often sponsors or cosponsors Other Events in areas of importance to the study of public life and civic engagement. 

Oct 19

Michel Bolsey Lecture

04:20 pm

Syrian Refugees in Greece (Film) Michel Bolsey is an independent film maker.

Sponsor: Wadlow, Sara Elizabeth

Oct 25

Thomas Nichols

04:20 pm

US Foreign Policy in the Age of Trump Thomas Nichols is a professor of national security affairs at the US Naval War College

Sponsor: Wadlow, Sara Elizabeth

Nov 6

Lecture: Carcamo-Huechante

04:30 pm

Lecture Title: Against Acoustic Colonialism: Deconolonizing the Ear in the Mapuche Territory and Beyond Speaker: Luis E. Crcamo-Huechante ( <span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family: A

Sponsor: Park, Paula C.