Anti-Racism, Activism and Institutional Change

Wed, 10/07/2020

Anti-racism, Activism and Institutional Change

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 12PM EDT,  Zoom

A recording of this event is available here

A conversation with Cornell faculty and students about the obstacles and opportunities the present moment has raised for anti-racism and activism in the university and elsewhere.  

Speakers:

Russell Rickford (Department of History)  and student activists from across the College of Arts and Sciences:   Max Greenberg, Kun Huang, Bwesigye Mwesigire, Estefania Perez, Jessica Diaz Rodriguez, Krinal Thakkar, Kevin Zong, and others

Moderators:
Derek Chang (Department of History, Asian American Studies Program) 
Shelley Wong (Department of English, Asian American Studies Program)

  

Image caption:  Student leaning out of window with megaphone during Willard Straight takeover, Cornell University, 1969

Image credit: Office of Visual Services photographs, #4-3-2093. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library

Anti-Racism, Activism and Institutional Change. Wednesday October 14