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

Launched in Fall 2020, the College of Arts and Humanities Dean’s Colloquium Series on Race, Equity and Justice introduces audiences to faculty expertise on issues of systemic racism, inequality and social justice.

This colloquium features Christopher Bonner, associate professor of history, who will discuss voting and racial justice through the lens of the 19th-century activist Willis Augustus Hodges. 

His talk will be followed by a conversation with Dean Bonnie Thornton Dill and a Q&A. 

The Colloquium Series on Race, Equity and Justice are ARHU TerrapinSTRONG events.

Oct. 27Christopher Bonner, associate professor in the Department of History, whose talk is titled "Willis Hodges's Shield: The Meanings of Black Voters."

Nov. 19Janelle Wong, professor in the Department of American Studies, whose talk is titled “At the Crossroad: Black and Asian American Relations in U.S. Politics Today.”

Dec. 9Robert Levine, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of English, whose talk is titled “The Failed Promise: Reconstruction, Frederick Douglass and the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson.”

Feb. 17Alexis Lothian, associate professor in the Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, whose talk is titled “Fan Fiction, Social Justice and the Politics of Fantasy.”

Mar. 16Sahar Khamis, associate professor in the Department of Communication, whose talk is titled “Insights on Countering Islamophobia through Research, Activism and Media Outreach.”

Apr. 15La Marr Jurelle Bruce, associate professor in the Department of American Studies, whose talk is titled “How to Go Mad without Losing Your Mind: Toward a Mad Methodology.”

Apr. 27Shay Hazkani, assistant professor in the Department of History and Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Program and Center for Jewish Studies, title forthcoming.

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