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A Day for Learning and Speaking Out
Resistance, Protest, and Civil Disobedience

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

10-12 "Race and Resistance: Media, Myths, and Facts about Protest," Keynote Address
Power Center Ballroom
Join Dr. Jalane Schmidt, professor of religion at the University of Virginia and co-founder of Charlottesville's Black Lives Matter chapter, for her inspiring keynote address on race and resistance.

1-3 Movie Screening of I Am Not Your Negro
Power Center Ballroom
Join together with members of the Duquesne University community to witness I Am Not Your Negro, an Oscar-nominated film on James Baldwin's unfinished manuscript, which re-thinks the racial narrative in America.

3-4:30 "Exploring Race and Pedagogy IV"

5-7 "My Letter to White America: The Toll of Resistance," Keynote Address
Power Center Ballroom
Enjoy the thought-provoking keynote presentation of Critical Race Theory Speaker Series presenter Dr. George Yancy while partaking in a communal meal with other members of the Duquesne University community. Dr. Yancy is Professor of Philosophy at Emory University, a former Duquesne faculty member of distinction, and Duquesne University alumnus.

9 p.m. Student Round Table Discussion
Thank You to Our Sponsors:
CCFC, Center for Student Wellbeing, CETR, Critical Race Theory Speaker Series, CTE, Department of English, Department of History, Department of Political Science, Department of Psychology, Division of Mission and Identity, Division of Student Life, Gussin Spiritan Division, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, School of Nursing, UCEA Center for Educational Leadership and Social Justice, UCOR