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Social Justice Week at UWL

More than One Struggle: Intersections and Activism

April 3-7, 2017

 

Monday,
April 3
Tuesday,
April 4
Wednesday,
April 5
Thursday,
April 6
Friday,
April 7

12:00-1:30 p.m.
Room 3310
Student Union 

Brown Bag
Lunch 1:

“What We Get Wrong about Intersectionality”
Tori Svoboda, Becki Elkins, and Adele Lozano

12:00-1:30 p.m.
Room 3314
Student Union 

Brown Bag
Lunch 2: 

 “They’re ALL our Students: Social Justice Mathematics Education”
Maggie McHugh, Jennifer Kosiak, and La Crosse Design Institute Students

12:00-1:30 p.m.
Room 3310
Student Union

Brown Bag
Lunch 3:

“Inclusive Negligence: Now What? Action Steps for a Campus and Community”
Joint Multicultural Affairs Committee (JMAC)

12:00-1:30 p.m.
Room 3310
Student Union

Brown Bag
Lunch 4:

“Prevention: A Collaborative Course on Sexual Assault Programs”
Terry Glenn Lilley, Carly Juzwik, Anna Kass, Whitney Storvick and Maggie Wooley

12:00-1:30 p.m.
Room 3310
Student Union

Social Justice Week Closing Reception

“The Importance of Self-Care for Social Justice Advocates” Panel

2:00-4:00 p.m.
1400 Centennial

Student Workshop: A Cross Gender/Race Conversations

Lee Mun Wah

 

2:00-3:30 p.m. Institute for Campus Excellence, Murphy Library

TEDxSalon: “After: Rape Culture, Feminism and the Limits of Representation”

Kate Parker 

1:30-4:00 p.m.
Room 3120
Student Union

Speaker and Panel:
Veteran Success on Campus

David Chrisinger 

 

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Research
Session 1:
Social Justice in Historical Perspectives,
Centennial 2205

“Euphemia Lofton Haynes: Bringing Public Education Closer to the Goal of Perfection”
Susan Kelly

“Challenging Militarism:
Julia Grace Wales and the Wisconsin Plan for Peace in World War I”
Deborah Buffton

“The Over-Consumption of Native American Imagery and Ongoing Results”
Dan Green

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Roundtable 1: Student Research,
Centennial 1404

“Managing Immersion and Integration in Identity Conscious Organizations”
Cristian Noriega

“Racial Battle Fatigue Through the Yellow Lens”
Gaokhia Yang, Fue Yang, and Roi Kawai

“A Need for Needles: A Qualitative Examination of La Crosse County Injection Drug Use and Harm Reduction Strategies” Kristin Reque

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Panel 1: Integrating Advocacy Skills Across the Classrooms, Service Learning Projects, and Student Organizations,
Centennial 1303

Keely Rees, Emily Whitney, Anders Cedergren, Dan Duquette, Nicole Heling, Christina Taddeo and Kelcey Daniels

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Roundtable 2:
Language, Culture, and Family Background: Communication Influencers for Families of Children with Disabilities,
Centennial 2211

Leslie Ann Rogers, Jennifer Butler-Modaff, Alyssa Nelson, and Teacher Candidates

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Research
Session 2:
Education and Social Justice,
Centennial 2205

“Teachers Advocating for Justice for English Language Learners (ELL)”
Heather Linville

“A Loophole Retreat? Predominantly White Institutions as Paradoxical Spaces for High Achieving African American Women”
Christina Haynes

“A Long Way to Go: Integrating Social Issues and General Education Course Knowledge into Business Education”
Kristy McManus, Elizabeth Crosby, and Kim McKeage

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Diversity Dialogues
Session 1,
Centennial 1404

“Bias Incidents and Hate Crimes”
Hanah Diebold

“OMG Hashtag Inclusive!” Stella Nathan and Authrene Ashton

“Institutional Responses to Racism”
Emily Tittle and Jake Dyer

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Social Justice Activism 1,
Centennial 1303

“La Crosse Reads: Creating a Community-Wide Reading Program”
Gerry Iguchi, Heidi Jones, Roi Kawai, Bryan Kopp, Mary Krizan, Kate Parker, Ann Yehle, and Tom Jesse

“Becoming Equity Literate: Using a Reflective Teaching Journal to Develop Equity Literacy”
Jim Carlson and Teacher Candidates

“Teaching as a Political Tool”
William Gillespie and Ann Yehle

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Panel 2:
Promoting Social Justice through Inclusive Leadership Development,
Centennial 2211

Christa Kiersch, Nicole Gullekson, Alanna Roesler, Jonathan Flinchum, Willena Stone and Austin Haas

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Research
Session 3:
Race and Social Justice,
Centennial 2215

“The Clown in Yellowface: How Anti-Asian Racism is Shrouded with Laughter”
Roi Kawai

“There’s No Place Like Home? African American Women in the Residence Halls of a Predominantly White Midwestern University”
Christina Haynes

“Race, Law Enforcement, and Public Opinion: How Polling Practices Reflect Contemporary Debates”
Ray Block

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Social Justice Activism 2,
Centennial 1404

“Classroom Management: Creating Safe and Productive Environments for Diverse Student Populations”
Leslie Ann Rogers and Teacher Candidates

“‘Hey, My Teacher Gets Me’: The Grow Your Own Teacher Diversity Program”
Xia Yang, AJ Sims and Kazoua Yang

“Social Justice in Residence Life”
Sam Pierce, Hanah Diebold, Colin Burns-Gilbert and Jackie Lee

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Roundtable 3:
Perpetuation of Racial Harassment: The Experiential System and Its Impact on Cultural Empathy,
Centennial 1303

Suthakaran Veerasamy, Jessi Reidy, Elijah Schultz, Peter Lien and Brittany Mueller

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Diversity Dialogues Session 2,
Centennial 2211

“Silence is Violence: Exploring Advocacy Work Through Privileged Identities”
Charles Martin-Stanley II

“Language Matters: Recognizing and Confronting Ableism in our Everyday Lives”
Callie Frost and Libby Vodra

“‘But It’s My Right!’ The First Amendment on College Campuses” Jackie Bisson

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Research
Session 4:
Sociological Perspectives of Social Justice,
Centennial 2205

“The Same Old Arguments: Tropes of Race and Class in the History of Prostitution from the Progressive Era to Present”
Terry Glenn Lilley, Chrysanthi Leon and Anne Bowler

“Food Stamps Are Not Enough: Food Insecurity Among Elderly Foodshare Participants in La Crosse County”
Carol Miller

“‘Not in Our Water!’ An Analysis of Environmental Conflict in Bayfield County, Wisconsin”
Adam Driscoll

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Panel 4:
Reducing Bias and Promoting Diversity in Recruitment and Hiring,
Centennial 1404

Christa Kiersch, Alanna Roesler, Jonathan Flinchum, Willena Stone and Austin Haas

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Roundtable 4:
Intersectional Analysis of School Discipline and Punishment,
Centennial 1303

Roi Kawai, Alyson Islam, Tracie Stinson, Shaundel Spivey, Amber Kulig

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Panel 5:
Choice in Advocacy Discourse (CHAD) for Teacher Candidates,
Centennial 2211

Scott Baker and Students 

 

5:45-6:45 p.m.
Centennial 1400
Plenary Panel 1: Healthy Sexualities

Katherine Ebert, Kate Parker, and Keely Rees

5:30-7:30 p.m.
Hall of Nations
Centennial 1300
Community Connections Reception:

Getting to Know Local Businesses and Non-Profits that are engaged in Social Justice-Related Work

5:30-7:00 p.m.
Centennial 1400
Plenary Panel 2: Stomp Out Stigma: Mental Health Dialogues

Kate Ebert,
Organizer

5:45-6:45 p.m.
Centennial 1400
Plenary Panel 3: Public Health and Social Justice

Jessica Priest,
Organizer

 

7:00-9:30 p.m.
Auditorium
Graff Main Hall
Documentary Film Screening and Community Diversity Dialogue

“If These Halls Could Talk”
with Director
Lee Mun Wah

7:30-9:00 p.m.
Centennial 1400
Plenary Speaker:

“Killing the Black Imagination: Where Do We Go from Here?”
Charlene Carruthers, Director of the Black Youth Project 100

7:00-8:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Room
Student Union
Performance:

Drew Lynch,
Comedian

7:00-8:30 p.m.
Auditorium
Graff Main Hall
Keynote Speaker:

“Size Stigma: A Social Justice Concern Undermining Health and Wellbeing”
Dr. Linda Bacon, Educator, Researcher and Author of “Health at Every Size” and “Body Respect”