Social Justice Week 2019

April 1-5, 2019

 

 

Monday,
April 1
Tuesday,
April 2
Wednesday,
April 3
Thursday,
April 4
Friday,
April 5

12:00-1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Learn    Session 1:

Room 2130, Student Union

“Implementing Restorative Justice in the UWL Community”

Amanda Abrahamson and Rachel Ross

12:00-1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Learn Session 2:

Room 2130, Student Union  

“Women of Color Faculty and Staff: Intersectional Identities and Experiences”

Sara Docan-Morgan (moderator), Amanda Goodenough, Mahruq Khan, Uttara Manohar, Gita Pai and Lee Xiong

12:00-1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Learn Session 3:

Room 2110, Student Union

“Stomp Out Stigma!”

Counseling and Testing and Student Life: Wellness & Health Advocacy

12:00-1:30 p.m. 

Lunch and Learn Session 4:

Room 2130, Student Union

“Hate/Bias Community Circle"

Amanda Abrahamson and Rachel Ross

12:00-1:30 p.m. 

Movie Screening

"More Than a Word"

(followed by a facilitated discussion)

2:30-3:45 p.m.

Panel Session 1

Room 3310
 Student Union

"Is There More to Media? Undergraduate Research on Media, Identity, and Marginalized Voices"

Evan Brody, Mike Field, Kaylee Mulholland, Aaron Ramthun, Sam Stroozas

Room 3314
Student Union

"Giving Voice to Preservice Teachers, So They Can Give to Others"

J. Scott Baker & Educational Studies students

2:30-3:45 p.m.

Panel Session 2

Room 3310
Student Union

"Include me! Include me! Modeling Assessments for an Inclusive Classroom"

Ashley Zehner and Students

Room 3314
Student Union

"Shakespearean Social Justice"

Natalie Eschenbaum, Rebekah Fowler, Ryan Friesen, and Lalita Hogan

2:30-3:45 p.m.

Panel Session 3

Room 3110, Student Union

“Can You Speak My Language? Linguistic Considerations in Social Justice”

 Heather Linville, Kimberly Morris and Megan Strom

Room 3310
Student Union

"Adventure Initiatives to Build Community"

Rafael Ramirez, Kate Evans, Carla Hacker, Jenna Starck, and Thomas Mickschl

 

2:30-3:45 p.m.

Panel Session 4

Room 3110
Student Union

“Advocating for Equity: Creating an Inclusive UWL Community for All”

Members of JMAC (Joint Multicultural Affairs Committee)

Room 3314
Student Union

"Peer Education and the Exploitation of Student Labor"

Kab Vue, Dani Kallis, Mirm Hurula and Amber West

 2:30-3:45 p.m.

Research Session 5

Room 3314, Student Union

"Contradiction in the NCAA's Mascot Ban Discourse: Striking a Middle Ground"

Kate Lavelle

"Beyond Locker-Room Talk: Women's Responses to Gender Discrimination in Outdoor Recreation"

Kate Evans

 

4:00-5:30 p.m.


Research 
Session 1

Room 2201
Centennial Hall

“Supporting Immigrant Voices in Education, Business and Our Community: Understanding the Role of Legal Policy, Labor Economics, and the Journey from Immigrant to Co-workers"

Christa Kiersch, Danny Franklin, and Nicole Gullekson

Room 1403
Centennial Hall

"Building Sexual Assault Awareness and Advocacy into the Professional and Technical Writing Curriculum"

Bryan Kopp and Lindsay Steiner

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Research Session 2

Room 3310
Student Union

“Philosophy and Social Justice”
Mary Krizan, Samuel Cocks, and Eric Kraemer

Room 3314
Student Union

"The Erasure of Women's Voices in Contemporary Cultural Production: International Perspectives"

 

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Research Session 3

Room 3110 
Student Union

"Learning to Listen Rhetorically: Lessons from English 497"

Virginia Crank

Room 3310
Student Union

"Elevating Immigrant Voices in Spanish-Language Media"

Megan Strom and Students

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Research Session 4

Room 3110
Student Union

"Negative Impacts of Expanding Public Employee Religious Accommodation"

Jim Szymalak

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4:30-5:30 p.m.

Exhibit*
(opening reception & panel discussion)

Language Resource Center
Graff Main Hall
Third Floor

"The Lost Voices of Mariel: The Cuban Refugee Program at Fort McCoy"

The Institute of Latin American and Latino Studies and the Department of Global Cultures and Languages

 

*exhibit open throughout Social Justice Week 

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Closing Reception

Room 3110
Student Union

5:30-7:00 p.m.

Plenary Session 1

Room 1300
Centennial
(Hall of Nations)

Pride Center Ally Workshop 

(open to all; designed for faculty & staff)

5:30-7:00 p.m.

Plenary Session 2

Room 1400
Centennial Hall

Dr. Amy Blackstone, Professor in Sociology and the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine

"From Clarence Thomas to #MeToo: Causes, Consequences, and Changes in Workplace Sexual Harassment"

(co-sponsored by the Sociology Club)

 

5:30-7:00 p.m.

Plenary Session 3

Room 1300 Centennial (Hall of Nations)

Examining Social Justice in PK-12 Education

Jennifer Kosiak and teachers from the School District of La Crosse

5:30-7:00 p.m.

Plenary Session 4

Room 1300
Centennial
(Hall of Nations)

"What Would You Get on the Bus For?: What the Freedom Riders Teach Us About America's Future"

BJ Hollars, Associate Professor of English, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

 

7:30-9:00 p.m. Auditorium, Graff Main Hall

Keynote Speaker:

Laurie Cooper Stoll, Associate Professor of Sociology and Founding Director of the UWL Institute for Social Justice

"Elevating Silenced Voices: Why Fat is a Social Justice Issue, Too"

7:30-9:00 p.m. Auditorium, Graff Main Hall

Keynote Speaker:

Blair Imani, Author, Activist and Executive Director of Equality for HER

 

7:30-9:00 p.m. Auditorium, Graff Main Hall

Keynote Speakers:

UWL Students

"A Place at the Table"

7:30-9:00 p.m. 
Room 3310 
Student Union

Keynote Speaker:

Mai Der Vang, nationally-acclaimed poet and editor

"Hmong Voices and Social Justice"

(Co-sponsored by La Crosse Reads and Cia Siab, Inc.)