Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

Common Hour enables the entire Franklin & Marshall College community to virtually gather for culturally and academically enriching events at midday each Wednesday during the academic year. This opportunity to engage in a campus-wide dialogue originates with Common Hour and then extends beyond the confines of that time into classrooms, house commons, dining halls and beyond. These are vital international, national, local and institutional issues that are relevant to all.

Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, Common Hour in the Spring semester of 2021 will continue as a virtual event broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Our Next Event 

April 14
event 4/14/2021

Data-Driven Decision Making, Now and Imagined

Virtual Event

Dr. Talithia Williams Associate Professor of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College Technology has a...

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Watch Online

We record many of our events and make them available to watch during the week following. The latest event is below, but be sure to check out our archive of Common Hour videos going back to 2010.

Common Hour -  Questioning Our Views of Biological Sex
Story 4/7/2021

Questioning Our Views of Biological Sex

    Emily Quinn Intersex Activist and Artist Emily Quinn has balls, both literally and figuratively. She was born intersex, which she exploresthrough her work as an...

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