Social Justice Series

The purpose of sociocultural programming is to educate and create awareness around social justice issues so that students, faculty, and staff might have the ability and knowledge to take social action.

Sociocultural issues may include, but are not limited to: 

  • racism
  • violence
  • literacy
  • human rights
  • gender equality
  • poverty
  • hunger
  • the conservation of the environment

Featured Events:

  • Concerts/Performances
  • Discussion groups/Book clubs
  • Lectures
  • Trainings

See below for the 2011 Social Justice programming events. Events for 2012 will be posted soon.

Spring 2011 Scheduledocument

January

        "Feminism and Pornography" - Michelle Parkinson and Travis Tubre
        Wednesday, Jan. 26
        2-2:50 p.m., Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center


February

        Made in China (Migration and Work Conditions) - Video Series*
        Monday, Feb. 7
        2-2:50 p.m., Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center
        Discussion Facilitated by: Dawn Hukai

        "Challenging Heterosexism" - Robyn Ochs
        Monday, Feb. 7
        3-5 p.m., Falcon's Nest, University Center

        "Beyond Binaries: Identity and The Sexuality Spectrum" - Robyn Ochs
        Monday, Feb. 7       
        7-9 p.m., Falcon's Nest, University Center

        "Race, Class and Journalism" - Sandra Ellis
        Wednesday, Feb. 9
        2-2:50 p.m., Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center

        Power, Privilege and Oppression Experiential Training
        Monday, Feb. 28
        Advanced Registration is required at https://orgsync.com/19266/forms/show/27665link


March

        Made in L.A. (Immigrant Labor) - Video Series*
        Wednesday, March 2
        2-2:50 p.m., Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center
        Discussion Facilitated by: Greg Hadley

        Ally 2: An Advanced Ally Training
        Thursday, March 3
        6-9 p.m., Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center

        "Women in Media" - Melanie Ayres and Paige Miller
        Wednesday, March 9
        2-3 p.m., Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center

        Slums and Money (Poor Countries and Urban Poverty) - Video Series*
        Wednesday, March 2
        2-2:50 p.m., Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center
        Discussion Facilitated by: Paige Miller


April

        War on Democracy (U.S. Intervention in Latin America) - Video Series*
        Monday, April 11
        2-2:50 p.m., Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center
        Discussion Facilitated by: Jackie Brux

        "Challenging Racism, Privilege and Denial in the Age of Obama" - Tim Wise
        Monday, April 11
        8-9:30 p.m., Riverview Ballroom, University Center

        Film: Colorblind - Tim Wise
        Tuesday, April 19
        Showings at: 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m., 9 p.m.
        Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center

        Unity in the Community
        Wednesday, April 20
        All day event, Various Locations, University Center

        Topic: TBA - Cyndi Kernahan
        Wednesday, April 20
        2-2:50 p.m., Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center

        Black Gold (Fair Trade in Coffee) - Video Series*
        Monday, April 25
        2-2:50 p.m., Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center
        Discussion Facilitated by: Hamid Tabesh


May

        Africa: War is Business (Resources Used for War) - Video Series*
        Wednesday, March 2
        2-2:50 p.m., Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center
        Discussion Facilitated by: Wes Chapin


*Social Justice Series is supporting the UWRF Association of International Development Video Series

 



Departments that contribute to planning and implementation of Social Justice Series

If your area or department would like to contribute to the planning and implementation of the sociocultural programming, please contact fpsocialjustice@uwrf.edumail.


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