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Social Justice Corner (topic guide)

This guide attempts to provide a starting point to learn about social justice initiatives across the Emory Libraries, Emory Campus, Atlanta, and beyond, as well as provide knowledge and resources to key social justice issues.

News from the Emory Libraries

In Memoriam

Other News

“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.htmlLogo for Arts and Social Justice Fellows

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List of Upcoming Events

9/16 Dr. Ibram X. Kendi - How To Be An Antiracist, Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 from 4 to 5 pm.  Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

9/17 Lifting Every Voice: Dr. Pellom McDaniels III Tribute Series -  Sept 17, 2020 -  Student-led Constitution Day Reading

9/22 African American Poetry, Kevin Young September 22, 2020 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

10/4 Natasha Trethewey, October 4, 2020 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Oct date tbd, Fox Center Seminar: Lifting Every Voice: Dr. Pellom McDaniels III Tribute 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?

Nov date tbd, Fox Center Seminar: Lifting Every Voice: Dr. Pellom McDaniels III Tribute Series

 

Past Events

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