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Sustainability & Social Justice Event Series

Fall 2016


Thursday, September 15, 5:00-6:30pm
“Higher Education for Global Leadership in the Twenty-First Century: The Value of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies,” public talk by Dr. Albert Camarillo, Dept. of History and founding director of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University
Sid Richardson, Lecture Hall 1

-- faculty contact: Dr. Max Krochmal, History


Thursday, September 29, 5:00-6:30pm
“Contemplation in Action: Resilience as Sustainable Practice” public talk by Dr. Bobbi Patterson, Professor of Pedagogy, Dept. of Religion, Emory University
Sid Richardson, Lecture Hall 3

-- faculty contact: Dr. Dave Aftandilian


Monday, October 3, 7:00-8:30pm
“Indigenous Peoples Day” panel discussion
BLUU Ballroom

-- panelists will include Ms. Edyka Chilomé (Salvadoran and Mexican), writer and spiritual activist; Rev. Chebon Kernell (Seminole), Executive Secretary for Native American and Indigenous Ministries, United Methodist Church; and Peggy and Brian Larney (Choctaw), founders of American Indian Heritage Day in Texas
-- faculty contact: Dr. Scott Langston, Religion


Wednesday, October 19, 6:30-9:00pm
Screening of _Welcome_ (film about refugees in France)
Sid Rich Lecture Hall 4

-- film trailer:
-- free dinner for early birds
-- cosponsored by KinoMonda World Cinema
-- faculty contact: Dr. David Sandell


Thursday, November 3, 7:00-8:30pm
Public talk by Carl Safina, author of _Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel_ and Professor of Nature and Humanity at Stony Brook University
Kelly Center, Cox Rooms

-- faculty contacts: Dr. Blake Hestir for event: Dr. Carol Thompson for sign-in / sign-out sheets


For more information about any of these events, please contact Ms. Shawn Keane, Sociology and Anthropology Department Administrator,

817-257-7470 or










  Department Staff

Dr. Morrison Wong
Department Chair & Sociology Program Director


Dr. Miguel Leatham
Anthropology Program Director


Ms. Shawn Keane

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