UIC Social Justice Initiative

The UIC Social Justice Speakers Series

"Science and Social Justice: What’s the Connection?"

Jon Beckwith, Ph.D. American Cancer Society Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at Harvard University Medical School. RSVP to Uicsjievents@gmail.com


"Deserving, Undeserving and Deficient: Racializing Discourses Surrounding Immigrant Youth"

Stacey J. Lee
Professor and Chair
Department of Educational Policy Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison


"Occupying the City: Caraqueño Citizenships and Democratizing Democracy"

Giles Harrison-Conwill, Visiting Scholar, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Duke University


Rhonda Williams, Associate Professor in the Department of History, Case Western Reserve University, and Director of the CWRU Social Justice Institute


Co-sponsored by the Department of African American Studies and the Gender & Women's Studies Program
"Sociological Imagination in Theory & Practice"

Kimberly Springer, Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Ohio State University