Dennis Childs spoke about the past and present incarceration of the poor and people of color as a continuation of the modern practice of slavery in the U.S.
Harvard University Paleoanthropologist and biology professor, Daniel Lieberman, spoke about his work studying human athletic behavior and performance.
As part of their celebration for the new Jandon Center for Community Engagement, former U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan was invited to speak at Smith College.
Social media specialist danah boyd looks at the ways in which society and technology intersect in the lives of young people.
Nilanjana Dasgupta, a social psychologist and professor at UMass Amherst, discussed her studies on the constraints women face in their pursuit of academic and professional careers.
Lessig claims money now equals free speech, and hopes to show how recent Supreme Court rulings regarding campaign finance have corrupted the democratic process