2017 Archive

Tuesday, March 21

10 - Noon, Power Center Ballroom
"Race and Resistance: Media, Myths, and Facts about Protest"

Join Duquesne University faculty member Dr. Pamela Walck, University of Washington doctoral candidate Mr. Lamar Foster, and community leader Mr. Tim Stevens in a panel discussion facilitated by Duquesne University faculty member Dr. Anna Floerke Scheid on the topic of race depictions in the media.

12 p.m.
"Lay Down" on Academic Walk

Protest societally harmful depictions of race in the media by joining a "lay down" demonstration.

1 - 3 p.m. , Power Center Ballroom
Movie Screening of 13TH

Join together with members of the Duquesne University community to witness Ava DuVernay's film 13th that brings into focus the history of race inequality in the U.S. prison system. Light snacks provided.

3 - 5 p.m., Power Center Ballroom
"Exploring Race and Pedagogy III"

Meet with students, faculty, staff, and administrators for a conversation about race and pedagogy at a predominantly white university, facilitated by Dr. Erin Rentschler, the Center for Teaching Excellence. This event will feature students who will address inclusivity and learning at Duquesne. The students and faculty discussants will then involve the audience in roundtable conversations focused on classroom scenarios about race and racism in the college classroom. While the primary audience for this session is faculty and teaching assistants, students are welcome to join us.

5 - 7 p.m., Power Center Ballroom
"Past Meets Future: The Enduring Legacy of Racial Criminalization"

Enjoy the thought-provoking keynote presentation of Critical Race Theory Speaker Series presenter Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad while partaking in a communal meal with other members of the Duquesne University community. Dr. Muhammad is Professor of History, Race and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

9 p.m. , Africa Room, Union
Campus and Community: Student Dialog on Racism

Engage in a mutual learning environment where Duquesne University students reflect and share perspectives on racism both as relating to their campus community and engagement with the world at large. Snacks provided.

Thursday, March 23

4:30 - 6:00 p.m., Berger Gallery,
207 College Hall
"Place, Violence, Resilience: Community-Engaged Research in Urban Neighborhoods"

Attend a presentation on the engaging research of CIQR presenter Dr. Eva Simms. This talk will introduce the practice of thinking human experience from the perspective of place by discussing an outbreak of violence in Pittsburgh's African-American neighborhoods and the decades long consequences for local residents. Place allows for a multifaceted view of human life that reveals the practices of systemic racism experienced by individuals related to each other by virtue of their shared space. Dr. Eva Simms will be joined by other PlaceLab and community members in a discussion of the challenges, the lessons learned, and the hope for place-based, community-engaged research.

Thank You to Our Sponsors:
CCFC, CETR, CIQR, CTE, Critical Race Theory Speaker Series, Department of Theology, Department of Psychology, Division of Mission and Identity, Division of Student Life, Gumberg Library, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Office of the Provost, School of Education-Heinz Foundation Grant