“Statement on Systemic Racism and the Emory Libraries’ Commitment.” Emory Libraries Blog, 6 July 2020, https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/woodruff/news/statement-on-systemic-racism-and-the-emory-libraries-commitment
“Take It Down!: Symbolic Politics Is Just That.” Common Dreams, https://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/07/06/take-it-down-symbolic-politics-just
New Program Brings Arts and Social Justice to Classes across Campus. 2 July 2020, http://news.emory.edu/stories/2020/07/er_arts_and_social_justice_fellowship/campus.html
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For all Emory programs, use Emory Events on Trumba. Below are some events focused on Social Justice
12/1 at 12p.m. EDT. Dr. Robert Bullard, the father of environmental justice, joins Emory Climate Talks for a conversation.
12/10 at 10am EST Lift Every Voice Seminar Series: Reconstruction Activism will focus on the creative arts, education, and religion, participants will examine how activism for racial equality and justice in the current moment has been shaped by the past
12/10 at 3 pm EST. “Justice will roll down like waters” Journey to Justice: Two Birminghams. Hosted by Journey to Justice.
12/15 at 12 noon Art & Social Justice Fellowship Project Showcase and Community Conversation meet six Atlanta artists dedicated to working toward racial justice into Emory classrooms, to help students translate their learning into creative action and activism.
02/20 and 02/27. Anti-racism in Britain: Histories and Trajectories 2021. An Online Conference. The London Arts and Humanities Partnership. Organising committee: Saffron East (University College London); Grace Redhead (University of Warwick); Theo Williams (Durham University).
11/16 Dr. Keith Clark, "Lessons Before and After Dying: The Life and Art of Ernest J. Gaines in “Post-racial” America"JWJI Presents our Fall Colloquium Series
11/10 Drs. Susan Ashmore, Ali Sewell, and Danielle Wiggins, Legacies of Reconstruction" The Lift Every Voice Seminar Series
11/09 Dr. Karla Slocum, "Black Towns, Black Futures: Enduring and Complex Attractions to Rurality, Blackness and Place" JWJI Presents our Fall Colloquium Series
11/2 Mathew Clavin, "Fugitive Slaves and the Fourth of July: Race, Resistance, and the Politics of the Enslaved" JWJI Presents Fall Colloquium Series
10/29 Oct 29, time tbd, Poetry in the Age of Pandemic and Protest: In this time of great unrest, uncertainty, and upheaval, what can we ask of a poem?
10/28 "Culture Iconography and Monuments: Representing British History and British Identity," by Doughty Street Chambers
10/26 Gladys Mitchell-Walthour, "Black Politics and Black Activism in Brazil" JWJI Presents Fall Colloquium Series
10/20 Barbara Combs, Michelle Gordon Randall Burkett, and Nikki Brown "Defining the Black Reconstruction Archives." The Lift Every Voice Seminar Series
10/20 "Race and the Boundaries of the Book: Seven Early American Perspectives," (5-6 pm) Rare Book School
10/19 Davin Phoenix, "The Anger Gap: How Race Shapes Emotion in Politics" JWJI Presents our Fall Colloquium Series
10/12 Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana, James Weldon Johnson Institute Race & Difference Colloquium
10/4 Natasha Trethewey, October 4, 2020 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
9/22 African American Poetry, Kevin Young September 22, 2020 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
9/17 Lifting Every Voice: Dr. Pellom McDaniels III Tribute Series - Sept 17, 2020 - Student-led Constitution Day Reading
9/16 Dr. Ibram X. Kendi - How To Be An Antiracist, Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 from 4 to 5 pm. Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
9/9 Flash Here and There Like Falling Stars: The Life and Work of Dr. Pellom McDaniels III. September 9, 2020 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
9/4 Jericho Brown in conversation w/Mathwon Howard, September 4, 2020 @ 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
8/20 August 20, 2020 - Celebrate the life of Congressman John Lewis