News Tagged as Critical Conversations

Simon Mainwaring holds a microphone and stands on stage in the Black Box Theatre on Soka's campus where he speaks to an audience about Rewiring Capitalism. There is a screen behind projecting some of his presentation points.

The Renaissance Begins: A Critical Conversation with Simon Mainwaring

Apr 04, 2022

To anyone feeling hopeless about the many crises facing humanity, brand futurist and author Simon Mainwaring believes that taking intentional, collective action is the antidote. In “Rewiring

Karamo Brown

Karamo Brown in Critical Conversations @Soka

Feb 21, 2020

Karamo Brown, three-time Emmy winner and culture expert on the Netflix reboot of Queer Eye, spoke at the Critical Conversations @Soka event on Feb. 19. The Critical Conversations series aims to ignite

Erin Gruwell and Shanate Jones

Erin Gruwell and the Freedom Writers Connect With Soka Audience

Oct 18, 2019

Erin Gruwell, the inspiring and beloved Freedom Writers educator, kicked off the academic year with a Critical Conversations @ Soka event, “The Courage to Connect,” on October 3. Gruwell appeared with

Bryan Stevenson on the PAC stage

Activist, Author Bryan Stevenson on Building a More Just, Merciful World

Feb 28, 2018

Inspiring social justice attorney, activist, and author Bryan Stevenson ignited passions to an audience of 900 during the Critical Conversations @ Soka event at the Performing Arts Center this month