Talks and Lectures in the Mellon Sawyer Seminar Series

Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021 Lecture Recordings:


Dr. Walt Wolfram, Sociolinguistic (In)justice in Higher Education: Solving the Problem We Created

Recorded February 13th, 2020


Dr. Jonathon Rosa, Latinx Languages and Identities Beyond Borders

Recorded February 13th, 2020


Janice Ferebee, MSW, Building a Legacy of Leadership & Service: Are You a Stat or a Story?

Recorded on September 10th, 2020


Trina Jones, JD, and Jessica Roberts, JD, Genetic Race? An Exploration of Ancestry Testing and Racial Identity

Recorded on October 8th, 2020



Professor Tom Belt, Endangered Language, and Cultural Crisis

Recorded on October 15th, 2020



Dr. Edna Andrews, Michael Newcity, JD, Dr. Gareth Price, and Dr. Walt Wolfram, Incite with Incite: What Happened on January 6th

Recorded on January 28th, 2021. No recording of this talk is available.


Vice Provost Gary Bennett, More than mistrust: Reducing vaccine hesitancy among medically vulnerable populations.

Talk occurred on April 5th, 2021. No recording of this talk is available.


Dr. Elaine W. Chun, The Limits and Possibilities of Linguistic Appropriation 

Recorded on April 15th, 2021