Grit City Think and Drink

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Join us every second Tuesday

6:30-8pm at the Swiss for the Grit City Think & Drink.

Grit City Think & Drink brings scholars and experts from various disciplines face-to-face with the general public in the comfortable, lively atmosphere at The Swiss Restaurant and Pub. The evening begins with a presentation or lecture which leads to an moderated discussion with the audience. Grit City Think & Drink is free to the public and open to all ages.

Sponsored by the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences and The Swiss Restaurant & Pub. Click on each title for more information and the option to add it to your calendar.

Upcoming Events:

JULY 14, 2020:   Volcanic Ecology: Just Add Water with Carri LeRoy, The Evergreen State College.  ONLINE:  Via Zoom at

AUGUST 11, 2020:  All Districts Are Gerrymandered, But How Matters! with Jim Thatcher, UW Tacoma.  ONLINE:  Via Zoom at


Past Events:

MAY 12, 2020:  The Social Value of Property in the Quest for Affordable/Attainable Housing with Anaid Yerena and Rubén Casas, UW Tacoma; Flavia de Ávila, Federal University of Sergipe, Brazil.    Youtube:
JUNE 9, 2020:   The Rise of Chinese Wine:  A Political Economy Story with Cynthia Howson, UW Tacoma and Pierre Ly, University of Puget Sound.  

View the Think & Drink archives here!