Arts & Humanities Dean's Colloquium Series on Race, Equity & Justice

Submitted by mfraz on Wed, 02/17/2021 - 18:41
April 13, 2021

Join the College of Arts and Humanities (ARHU) at the University of Maryland for its Dean’s Colloquium Series on Race, Equity and Justice, a conversation series featuring ARHU faculty experts. Launched in Fall 2020 and hosted by Dean Bonnie Thornton Dill, the yearlong series increases awareness of issues related to systemic racism, equity and inequality and encourages dialogue and ideas for social action and change. The series is part of ARHU’s campaign to address race, equity and justice in its curriculum, scholarship, programming and community engagement.

Each virtual event is free. Registration is required.

Spring speakers include:

Interdisciplinary Forms of Resistance
Jessica V. Gatlin, Assistant Professor, Department of Art
March 11 • 9 AM EST

The Lakeland Digital Archive: Building an Equitable Project
Mary Corbin Sies, Associate Professor, Department of American Studies
Trevor Muñoz, Director, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities
Violetta Sharps-Jones, Historian and Genealogist and Lakeland Community Heritage Project Board Member
Maxine Gross, Historian of Lakeland and Lakeland Community Heritage Project President
April 13 • 9 AM EST

Black Radicalism and his book, “Black Queer Freedom: Spaces of Injury and Paths of Desire”
GerShun Avilez, Associate Professor, Department of English
May 6 • 9 AM EST