Shane Koyczan'swork is focused on bullying–being bullied and becoming one himself. His YouTube video “To This Day” has gotten over 23 million views and led him to do a TED Talk on the topic. During “Finding Beauty in the Broken,” Koyczan’s spoken word performance at IU Kokomo’s Haven’s Auditorium, he elaborated on the emotional effect of bullying and social isolations. Students, faculty, and staff were the main audience for his lecture. Listen to an interview about bullying with Shane here.
Date of Lecture: October 5, 2019
Campus: IU Kokomo
IU Partner: Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Bicentennial Lecture Series Theme: Tolerance and Civility