Finding Our PLACE in Activism and Social Justice: A Rich Discussion about In-Progress Works from Graduate Students in the Division

Sponsor: Activism and Social Justice Division
Fri, 11/18: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM CST
Sheraton 
Room: Oakley - 4th Floor 
This panel brings together graduate students to share their in-progress works dedicated to activism and social justice in a collaborative space. Topics will include sports activism, natural hair movement, media depictions of sexual violence, abolitionist marshalling, archiving anti-racist activism, policing of LGBTQIA identities, EV mining vs. land protector co-opting of "green" language, refugee awareness and advocacy, and information systems and democracy. These topics highlight how each aspect of PLACE is foundational in affecting tangible socio-political change.

Chair

Katrina Webber, University of Connecticut  - Contact Me

Co-Chair

Sohana Nasrin, University of Maryland  - Contact Me

Presenter(s)

Edwin S. Lee, University of Alabama  - Contact Me
Andrea Lorenz, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill  - Contact Me
Benjamin P. Tetteh, Syracuse University  - Contact Me
Dacia Pajé, Drexel University  - Contact Me
Ryan Bince, Northwestern University  - Contact Me
Reed Van Schenck, University of Pittsburgh  - Contact Me
Jonathan Espinoza, University of Texas, Austin  - Contact Me
Laekyn Kelley, University of Nevada, Las Vegas  - Contact Me
Amnee Elkhalid, University of Missouri  - Contact Me

Sponsor/Co-Sponsors

Activism and Social Justice Division
Emphasizing Community
Student Section