Greetings from the Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice! We have a very busy February schedule! Check out the below roster of this month’s programs and events which we hope will be of interest to you. If you would like further information on any of these events, don’t hesitate to email us at LawRGSJ@uc.edu. If you’re a local reader, we hope to see you at this month’s events!
|Thurs., Feb. 16 @ 6pm in TUC’s Great Hall||#BlackLivesMatter movement co-founder Patrisse Cullors will be on campus to give a talk entitled, “Resistance is Essential: The Continuing Fight for Black and Queer Lives.” It’s sure to be packed so get there early!|
|Fri., Feb. 17 @ 8:30am-2:30pm at the African American Cultural Resource Center (AACRC)||UC’s The Cincinnati Project is hosting their 3rd Annual Symposium . Leading Black feminist scholar Dr. Patricia Hill Collins, distinguished university professor at the University of Maryland and Charles Phelps Taft Emeritus Professor of Sociology in the Department of African American Studies here at the University of Cincinnati, is keynoting. You can register here for free!|
|Fri., Feb. 24 @ 9:30am-4:30pm at TUC (room locations TBD)||Dr. Tanisha Ford will keynote the inaugural Creating Black Feminist Futures Symposium (which is co-sponsored by the RGSJ Center). Registration for the Symposium closes on Friday, February 10th. Register here for free.|
|Mon., Feb. 27 @ 12:15-1:15pm in the Crow’s Nest||UC Law alum and ProKids Executive Director Tracy Cook (‘90) will join us for a Coffee Corner where she’ll discuss how students can get involved with the important work of her organization. Bring your lunch and share some coffee and cookies with us.|
|Mon., Feb. 27 @ 5:30-7:30pm at the Mercantile Library||The YWCA, Mercantile, and the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center are co-hosting the first in a series called “Days of Dialogue,” based on the work of Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of Between the World and Me and frequent contributor to The Atlantic. Register for this event here. The Center will also be hosting a Days of Dialogue session on April 5 – stay tuned for details!|
|Mon., Mar. 1 @ 5-7:30pm at TUC (we know, technically not February but close enough!)||UC’s Chapter of the 1 in 3 Campaign is hosting Activist-in-Residence, Jennifer Baumgardner, as part of Women’s History Month and QueerCat Pride Week. You can learn more and register for free tickets here.|