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Social Justice Lecture Series

The Social Justice Lecture Series, launched by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion in 2012, introduces a broad range of topics to the campus community. Guest lecturers present topics that encourage critical thinking, provoke healthy debate, and challenge assumptions.

Faculty, staff, and community members are invited to email suggestions for potential guests.

2013–2014 Schedule

October 3

  • “GLBTQ Equality in Michigan: Where We’re At, Where We’d Like to Go, and How We Can Get There” by Mark Bishop, Michigan Department of Civil Rights
    6:00–7:00 p.m., MUB Ballroom B

October 10

  • "Spoken Word: Mexican/Chican@ Identity and History” by Michael Reyes, Chicano activist, poet and hip-hop artist
    6:00–7:15 p.m., 201 Great Lakes Research Center

February 15

  • “I Thought They Sent an Engineer?” by Dr. Amy Freeman, Assistant Dean of the College of Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
    11:35 a.m., TBA

April 4

  • Poet Richard Blanco