“Such a Time As This”: Racial Justice and the University
This series of conversations will explore how Georgetown faculty’s research advances racial justice. The sessions will consider how racial justice produces certain responsibilities for researchers. We will also examine how the pursuit of justice informs the impact of the speakers’ work. We will not only focus on the work of individual faculty members but also how the mission of Georgetown University informs and supports this work.
These conversations have been scheduled from 12:00-1:00pm on Wednesdays throughout the month of October, starting on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 and concluding on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Please see each date for the zoom link.
Schedule of Webinars:
Co-sponsored by the School of Foreign Service
- Moderator: Scott Taylor, Director of the African Studies Program and Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the School of Foreign Service
- Terrence Johnson, Associate Professor of religion and politics in the Department of Government
- Gwendolyn Mikell, Chair of the Department of Anthropology and professor in the School of Foreign Service
- Moderator: Soyica Colbert, Vice Dean of Faculty, Director of Arts Initiatives and professor of African American Studies and Performing Arts
- Natsu Onoda Power, professor in the Department of Performing Arts
- Carlos Simon, assistant professor in the Department of Performing Arts
Co-sponsored by the the Gender+Justice Initiative
- Moderator: Denise Brennan, Chair of the Department of Anthropology, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Gender+ Justice Initiative
- Mireya Loza, professor in the Department of History and the Department of American Studies
- Jamil Scott, professor in the Department of Government
- Regine Jean-Charles, professor of French at Boston College
- Moderator: Peter Marra, professor and Director of the Georgetown Environment Initiative
- Lakshmi Krishnan, professor of Medicine, affiliate faculty in the Department of English, affiliated faculty in the Georgetown Humanities Initiative
- Sheila Foster, Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Urban Law and Policy at Georgetown, joint appointment with the Georgetown Law School and the McCourt Public Policy School.