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Social Justice Teach-In and Day of Dialogue Schedule of Events

These half-hour sessions took place on Oct. 26, 2016 across campus.

Schedule of Sessions

Noon-12:25 p.m.

“Intersectionality of Identity on a College Campus”
Butterfly Blaise, gender and women’s studies; Title IX coordinator

“The Racial Wealth Gap”
Dr. Elizabeth Onasch, sociology

“Understanding the North Country: On Poverty, Race and Prisons”
Dr. Gary Kroll, chair, history

“Building Communities”
Dr. Chahbaz Azarkadeh, computer science

12:30-12:55 p.m.

“’Who Really Cares? Who is Willin’ to Try?’ The Demise of Integration in Public Education”
Dr. David Iasevoli, teacher education

“Social Justice and Diversity Group Project”
Jacob Avery, coordinator of student activities

“Teaching Social Justice in the Adolescent Pre-Service Classroom”
Dr. Carol Lipszyc, English
Location: Yokum 206

“Was Anyone Hurt? Once and For All, Black Lives Matter”
Dr. Paul Johnston, English

1-1:25 p.m.

“Building a ‘Healthy’ Community Through the Application of Optimal Behaviors”
Dr. Howard Gontovnick, interdisciplinary and area studies

“Social Justice Mapping Tools”
Dr. Curt Gervich, Center for Earth and Environmental Science

“Critical Consciousness in Dangerous Times”
Dr. Emily Daniels, teacher education

“Locker Room Talk
Dr. James Armstrong, anthropology and director, Honors Program, and Dr. Susan Moody, chair, gender and women’s studies

1:30-1:55 p.m.

“Police Use of Excessive (Deadly) Force in Handling Situations”
Dr. Zakir Gul, criminal justice

“A Southern Childhood: Remembering Integration in the South”
Richard Aberle, English

“Ideologies of Race in a Global Context”
Dr. Connie Shemo, history

“Being Latinx: A Roundtable Discussion”
Athena Castro-Lewandowski, writing specialist, Student Support Services; theater
Javah Arnett, student
Norma Palma, student
Jasely Molina, student

2-2:25 p.m.

“Lessons From Apartheid South Africa”
Dr. Marco Turco, African studies

“Talk the Talk AND Walk the Walk”
Dr. Jean Ann Hunt, teacher education, program leader — literacy education
Dr. David Stone, counselor education

2:30 p.m.

Community Photo to Commemorate Justice Teach-In and Day of Dialogue
Students and faculty were encouraged to meet at Hawkins Pond for a community photo to commemorate the college’s support for social justice.

  • Cardinal Lounge: Dr. Wendy Gordon, history; chair, criminal justice; presiding officer of the faculty
  • Yokum 205, 206: Dr. Tracie Guzzio, English; interim director, Africana studies; associate director, Honors Program
  • Krinovitz Recital Hall: Dr. Delbert Hart, computer science, president, Faculty Senate

Special Presentation

“Savage Inequalities: The Struggle Goes On”
Dr. Jonathan Kozol