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A Conversation with Actor and Activist George Takei

October 21, 2021

George Takei, who starred in the iconic 1960s TV show Star Trek and later became an activist for LGBTQ and immigrant rights, will be the next speaker in the Difficult Conversations as a Catalyst for Change series. The semiannual event is hosted by Donald Hall, the Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences & Engineering. Takei will speak at Strong Auditorium on the River Campus on Thursday, October 21, from 7 to 8:15 p.m. EDT. Registration is required for those who wish to attend the event in person or virtually. A password-protected Zoom link will be emailed to virtual registrants on the day of the event