March events relevant to E&C students

  1. Social Justice Summit, March 2-3.The vision for this year’s Social Justice Summit is to highlight tools for non-violent expressions. The theme ‘Who Am I? Back to Our Roots’ seeks to provide tools for effective advocacy, finding oneself in this time of commodified bodies, and active ways to change the world around us through the words we use. See the summit program here and the attached flier. Find out more about keynote presenters Climbing PoeTree here.
  2. Lecture March 8, "Coming of Age at the End of the World: Eco-Grief, College Students, and Teaching Climate Change."In this lecture, E&C faculty member Sarah Ray (home department Environmental Studies) will talk about her next book project, which is about the challenges of teaching depressing material about climate change and social injustice to college students in this political and historical moment. She describes strategies for channeling students’ emotional responses to the material to help empower them to effect change. See the attached flier for event details.
  3. Presentation March 20: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz.Sponsored by AS Presents and the Latinx Center for Academic Excellence, award-winning American historian and writer Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, best-known for her work "An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States,” will be reading from her latest book, “Loaded, A Disarming of the Second Amendment.” See here for more details about the event.

Climate Change flyer

Social Justice Summit flyer