WFU Face to Face Speaker Forum schedule change

This fall, Wake Forest University will launch a signature speaker series called the Face to Face Speaker Forum. This community-facing series will bring world-renowned, influential voices to Winston-Salem to discuss topics in a variety of areas including politics, arts and culture, business and social justice.

The forum with Former Secretaries of State Madeleine K. Albright and General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), originally scheduled for September 1, has been rescheduled for March 18, 2021.

The revised 2020-2021 Face to Face Speaker Forum season schedule is below:

  • October 14, 2020 – Yo Yo Ma, cellist, cultural ambassador and U.N. Messenger of Peace  
  • January 26, 2021 – Malcolm Gladwell, journalist and author of “Blink” and “Outliers” 
  • March 18, 2021 – Former Secretaries of State Madeleine K. Albright (1997-2001) and General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) (2001-2005)

All events will be held at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in accordance with recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and the State of North Carolina that may be in place to mitigate the spread of coronavirus.

Season subscriptions to all three keynote events may be purchased online through the Face to Face Speaker Forum website. Single event ticket sales will be available closer to each event, subject to availability.

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