Conversations on Contemporary Social Concerns

Posted On October 16, 2014
Categories News & Highlights

These open forums provide an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to have collegial discussion and debate around current “hot button” issues impacting a societal need that many of us are thinking about but not collectively discussing.

For more information contact: Laci Adams, Graduate Assistant for Multicultural Education & Competence, at [email protected] or 404-413-1584.

Upcoming Conversations

1. Rethinking Ferguson: Policing and Democracy
Monday, November 3, 2014
Book Discussion: 12:15 – 1 p.m.
Open Discussion Forum: 1 – 2 p.m.
The Multicultural Center (250 Student Center)

This event features Dr. Louis Ruprecht Jr., the William M. Suttles Chair in Religious Studies, discussing his recently published book Policing the State: Democratic Reflections on Police Power Gone Awry, in Memory of Kathryn Johnston.

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2. Reimagining Ferguson: Art as Resistance
Thursday, December 4, 2014, 6 – 8 p.m
The Multicultural Center (250 Student Center)

This event will include art and media related to and responding to Ferguson, including but not limited to topics such as race, space, policing, poverty, diversity, and/or contemporary.

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Please contact Laci Lee Adams ([email protected]), if you would like to showcase your art in this event.  Performance art, multimedia art, and traditional artistic mediums are welcome.

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