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ARHU Dean's Colloquium Series on Race, Equity and Justice

Dean Bonnie Thornton Dill kicked off a Colloquium Series as part of the Campaign on Race, Equity and Justice, hosting a series of faculty experts from ARHU to discuss their scholarship and creative projects related to anti-racism and social justice.

Each session will include a mini-lecture and then a conversation with Dean Thornton Dill, followed by Q and A from participants. Grab a cup of coffee and join the Dean for a conversation with some of ARHU’s leading experts in social justice and anti-racism.

Spring 2021 Colloquia:

Quincy Mills, Associate Professor of History
Topic: Movement Money: Crises, Relief, and Democratic Practice
February 17, 9-10 am

Jessica Gatlin, Assistant Professor of Art
Topic: Interdisciplinary Forms of Resistance

Mary Corbin Sies, Associate Professor of American Studies; Trevor Munoz, MITH Director; Maxine Gross, President of Lakeland Community Heritage Project; and Lakelands Project team members
Topic: The Lakeland Digital Archive: Building an Equitable Project
April 13, 9-10 am

GerShun Avilez, Associate Professor in English
Topic: Black radicalism and his book, "Black Queer Freedom: Spaces of Injury and Paths of Desire"
May 6, 9-10 am

Past Fall 2020 Colloquia:

Perla Guerrero, Associate Professor of American Studies
Topic: Latinxs on Both Sides of Inequality and Fighting for Justice
September 16, 9-10 am

Marisa Parham, Professor in English and Director of AADHum
Topic: Purpose, Frivolity, Futures: What, really, is inclusion?
October 6, 9-10am

Scot Reese, Professor in the School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies
Topic: Racial "Battle Fatigue" in black theatre and culture
October 26, 9-10am

Julius Fleming, Jr., Assistant Professor in English
Topic: His book, “Black Patience: Performance, Civil Rights, and the Refusal to Wait for Freedom”
November 6, 9-10am

Tamanika Ferguson, Presidential Post Doc in the Communication Department
Topic: Incarcerated women and media activism
November 17, 9-10 am

Richard Bell, Professor of History
Topic: African American political culture and his book: "Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped Into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home"
December 8, 9-10 am