October 20, 2016 | Faculty
It’s entertaining to imagine how a concession tweet would read from GOP nominee Donald Trump. “A concession tweet replete with as many put-downs as space will allow would underscore the vacuity of both form and content,” said Wake Forest University communication expert John Llewellyn.
Wake Forest students will gather Oct. 19 to watch the final presidential debate in Carswell Hall’s Annenberg Forum.
From foreign policy to education policy, Wake Forest University will host “Election 2016: Debating the Issues,” a three-day series of forums featuring national and regional experts offering different perspectives on key election issues. Free and open to the public, the sessions will be held Oct. 25, 26, and 27.
Former Olympian, professional football player, and activist John Carlos will join The Nation’s sports editor Dave Zirin and Wake Forest University professor Melissa Harris-Perry for a conversation about the politics of sports, race and gender at the Olympics, and athlete activism as a tool for social change. The event, “Power, Protest, and Patriotism: A Conversation on Race & Gender at the Olympics,” will be held on Friday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Wake the Vote Election Hub, located at 2599 Reynolda Rd.
Undergraduate Research Day, a hallmark campus event at Wake Forest University, celebrated its 10-year milestone Friday, Oct. 7 in a new space, Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s atrium.