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WCSU Racial Justice Coalition

Featured Events!

Wednesday, March 24th at Noon

Speak Your Truth, Own Your Truth: Roundtable Conversations: “Latino/ a/x and Asian Administrative Faculty:  Diversity Within Diversity”

The administrative faculty at WCSU hosts a series of candid conversations on diversity and experiences with diversity; each conversation has a different focus.

Join the SUOAF-AFSCME Minority Recruitment and Mentoring Committee for the spring series of roundtable conversations. Mark your calendars! Open to the entire WCSU community.

Join this Webex virtual event at https://wcsu.webex.com/meet/mrmc 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, March 31st at 5 PM

“Rep Your Crown:  Ethnic Hair Focus Group”  

We are seeking volunteers to participate in a focus group that will explore students’ experiences with hair discrimination.

Eligibility: Any WCSU student who identifies as having ethnic hair (curly, coarse, natural, etc.), wears ethnic hair styles (braids, locs, free, etc.), or wears hair coverings (scarf, hijab, yarmulke, etc.).

If you would like to participate in the focus group and/or have any questions, please email to RSVP with Dr. Karen McLean at brownk@wcsu.edu.

*This study is approved by the WCSU IRB

Rep Your Crown Focus Group Flyer

 

 

Tuesday, April 6th at 5:30 PM

“Undocumented Families”

As part of the Undocumented Migration Speakers Series, the Department of Social Sciences will host SUNY Albany Professor of Sociology Dr. Joanna Dreby for a discussion about “Undocumented Families” at 5:30 p.m. via WebEx.

PRE-REGISTER by sending an email to bandhauerc@wcsu.edu with the subject line “Undocumented Event” at least one hour prior to the event. This event is open to the WCSU campus community only.

https://www.wcsu.edu/wow/event/19939/

 

Tuesday, April 13th at 5:30 PM

“Mexican Labor and the Political Economy of Illegality”

As part of the Undocumented Migration Speakers Series, the Department of Social Sciences will host San Diego City College Professor of Sociology Dr. J. Akers Chacón  for a discussion about “Mexican Labor … for a discussion about “Mexican Labor and the Political Economy of Illegality” at 5:30 p.m. via WebEx.

PRE-REGISTER by sending an email to bandhauerc@wcsu.edu with the subject line “Undocumented Event” at least one hour prior to the event. This event is open to the WCSU campus community only.

https://www.wcsu.edu/wow/event/19939/

 

Wednesday, April 21st at Noon

Speak Your Truth, Own Your Truth: Roundtable Conversations: “Multi-Generational Conversations: Navigating Experiences Across Generations”

The administrative faculty at WCSU hosts a series of candid conversations on diversity and experiences with diversity; each conversation has a different focus.

Join the SUOAF-AFSCME Minority Recruitment and Mentoring Committee for the spring series of roundtable conversations. Mark your calendars! Open to the entire WCSU community. Join the Webex virtual events at https://wcsu.webex.com/meet/mrmc from noon to 1 p.m.

 

 

Wednesday, April 21st at 12:30 PM

“Environmental Justice”

The Department of Social Sciences Social Hour, a monthly brown bag, will host a discussion on Environmental Justice led by Assistant Professor of Social Sciences Dr. Manoj Misra via Webex at 12:30 p.m.

For the link to join,email bandhauerc@wcsu.edu.

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 21st at 12:30 PM

“Spotlight on Asia, International Social Sciences Symposium Part 1”

This is a two-day virtual symposium focusing on a South Asia and East Asia to be enjoyed by students and faculty alike. Researchers from around the world will join us to share their research. Sponsors include Western International Center, the Department of Social Sciences and the Department of History and Non-Western Cultures.

PART 1: SOUTH ASIA: Wednesday. April 21, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Pre-Registration Required: https://wcsu-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIlc-GsqDIoHNUIplLdugDMHoSDjI1ESDXg

Panelists include:

1. Dr. Manoj Misra, WCSU (on Environmental struggles in Bangladesh)

2. Dr. Vandana Swami, Azim Premjii University, India (on GMO Cotton Farmers in India)

3. Dr. Kasim Tirmizey, Queens University, Canada (Colonial Pakistan)

 

 

Thursday, April 22nd at 7:00 PM

“Spotlight on Asia, International Social Sciences Symposium Part 2”

This is a two-day virtual symposium focusing on a South Asia and East Asia to be enjoyed by students and faculty alike. Researchers from around the world will join us to share their research. Sponsors include Western International Center, the Department of Social Sciences and the Department of History and Non-Western Cultures.

PART 2: EAST ASIA: Thursday, April 22, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Pre-Registration Required: https://wcsu-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIud-irpjwiHN3aSmRbZMxK2w9vUmrUYZM2

Panelists include:

1. Dr. Ho-Fung Hung, Johns Hopkins University (The Political Economy of China)

2. Dr. Tu Huynh, Jinan University, China (China/Africa Relations)

3. Dr. Mason Richey, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea (Research on North Korea)

 

Monday, April 26th at 3:00 PM                                 

“Townhall: The George Floyd Killing & Post-Trial Discussion”

Join this Town Hall Meeting to discuss the killing of George Floyd, the trial, and verdict. The Racial Justice Coalition and the Diversity Council are co-sponsoring this event, and are providing this forum so that you may express your thoughts, opinions, and feelings about this trial. Let’s get this discussion going… bring your questions and let’s get ready to have a conversation!

Meeting Link: https://wcsu.webex.com/wcsu/j.php?MTID=m1b659e4af22cf132d955ffbfb4485113