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Teach-In on Social Justice 2019

More information on themes and topics for the Teach-In on Social Justice 2019 will be made available soon.  Please mark March 4, 2019 on your calendar.

This Teach-In aims to engage the University community in meaningful dialogue around issues of social justice and inequality. Be a part of the conversation.

 

Schedule for Monday, March 5, 2018

 
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Goodwin Hall Lobby

 

Morning Sessions:  Identities, Movement & Migration

 
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Welcome and Academic Keynote

"Assimilation:  An Alternative History"

Goodwin Hall Auditorium

 
10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions

Rooms Assigned

Session Options:
Many sessions have a limited capacity.  Please register early to attend your first choice.
 
12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Mass

St. Benedict Chapel, Kindlon Hall 4th Floor

 
12:00 - 1:20 p.m.

Lunch & Poster Presentation

Krasa Dining Hall

 

Afternoon Sessions:  Gender, Racial & Economic Inequality

 
1:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Community Keynote

"Hip-Hop & Social Justice in the Civic Sphere"
 
Kevin Coval (Young Chicago Authors)

Goodwin Hall Auditorium

 
3:00 - 4:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

Rooms Assigned

Session Options:
Many sessions have a limited capacity.  Please register early to attend your first choice.
 
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Activism Fair

Goodwin Hall Lobby

 
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Evening Performance

"Art & Justice"
Storycatchers Theatre's Changing Voices Ensemble
a performance by recently released court-involved adolescents and young adults
 
Goodwin Hall Auditorium
 

Teach-In on Social Justice and Inequality

We are seeking volunteers to help us plan and participate in the activities for the day.  To volunteer or if you have questions, please contact Megan Benham, Global/Intercultural Program Coordinator (mbenham@ben.edu).  To make changes to your reservation, please contact Danny Turano, Assistant Director of Leadership Development (dturano@ben.edu).