Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Departmental Events

Racial Justice Virtual Brownbag Series

August - November 2020

Watch the lectures live! The live links are accessible to all and are posted below along with the event pin. For lectures that have passed, a YouTube link will be provided when a video recording of the lecture is available online.

August

The Age of Community Policing
August 25, 2020, 2:30 p.m.
Speaker - Michael Stauch, assistant professor of history at The University of Toledo
Watch this lecture: https://youtu.be/Lg90wLD4Iwc

SEPTEMBER

Audre Lorde: Intersectionality and Social Justice
Thursday, Sept. 3, 1 p.m.
Speaker - Dr. Sharon Barnes, Chair of UToledo Department of Women’s and Gender Studies
Watch this lecture: https://youtu.be/3I2Z2jdSNIM

Algebra and Civil Rights
Thursday, Sept. 10, 11:30 a.m.
Speaker - Madeline Muntersbjorn, Associate Professor of Philosophy, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://youtu.be/lHiefz-iskA

Rationalizing White Violence: Max Weber and the Shifting Strategies of White Supremacy
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 11:30 a.m.
Speaker - Dr. Renee Heberle, Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Law and Social Thought Program, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://youtu.be/muiCtp8IH-o

COVID and Race in the Rural Black South
Friday, Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m.
Speaker - Gbenga Ajilore Associate Professor of Economics, UToledo, and Center for American Progress
Watch this lecture: https://youtu.be/MumYdgE5jyA

Essential and At Risk: How COVID-19 is Hurting Undocumented Immigrants
Monday, Sept. 21, 1 p.m.
Speaker - Dr. Ayendy Bonifacio, Assistant Professor of English, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://youtu.be/ldHNNUOEVtY

Race, HIV and Toledo's David's House Compassion
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2:30 p.m.
Speakers - Holly Hey, Professor of Film, UToledo, and Ally Day, Associate Professor of Disability Studies, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://youtu.be/E9e1W6ahKCw

The New Germans: Identity, Social Justice and Integration Issues facing Arab Refugees and their Host Community
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1 p.m.
Speaker - Dr. Gaby Semaan, Associate Professor, Department of World Languages and Cultures, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://youtu.be/ZTwM1Rr4d7A

OCTOBER

Environmental Justice: The Case of Development Related Displacement of Tribal Communities in India
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 1 p.m.
Speaker - Saatvika Rai, Assistant Professor of Political Science, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/61a9acf1221547c19bc7bd6ea7c54cd8
Call-in: 571-392-7650
Event Pin: 549 717 2537

Teaching Racial Justice with the French Novella Ourika by Claire de Duras
Thursday, Oct. 8, 1 p.m.
Speaker - Dr. Linda Rouillard, Chair of the Department of World Languages and Cultures, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/d9f3fbc160574574969d6006916fb36d
Call-in: 571-392-7650
Event Pin: 351 697 6151

Resilience Strategies of Haitian Immigrant-Serving NGOs
Monday, Oct. 12, 2:30 p.m.
Speaker - Karie Peralta, Associate Professor of Sociology, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/ee6d4e697a914cd0b1d73e4eeb530092
Call-in: 571-392-7650
Event Pin: 905 957 4934

Thoughts on Social/Racial Justice: Examining a Body of Work
Friday, Oct. 16, 2:30 p.m.
Speaker - Rickie Sanders, Professor of Geography/Urban Studies, Temple University
Watch this lecture: WebEx TBA
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Race, Homeownership, and the American Dream
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 11:30 a.m.
Speaker - Dr. Dan Hammel, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Letters, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/44abf0e8be7044eda67cd15b412bb37e
Call-in: 571-392-7650
Event Pin: 195 861 2870

The Humanitarian Crisis at the US/Mexico Border
Friday, Oct. 23, 2:30 p.m.
Speaker - Scott Warren, Aid worker and geography faculty member of University of Arizona
Watch this lecture: WebEx TBA
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Race, Disability, and the Social Contract
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1 p.m.
Speaker - Dr. Allyson Day, Associate Professor of Disability Studies, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/bac57b55de9a4bfa97684576e4477ec7
Call-in: 571-392-7650
Event Pin: 791 734 3882

Rendered Invisible: African and Black Migrants and Asylum Seekers at the U.S. Mexican Border
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 11:30 a.m.
Speaker - Jill Humphries, Instructor, Africana Studies, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/0fd58b3a8a9e4ff09534bd381d53b701
Call-in: 571-392-7650
Event Pin: 724 828 3160

NOVEMBER

White Privilege in Media
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2:30 p.m.
Speaker - Tasha Dunn, Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/e9d08fd351c74bdea0809035e3e0da73
Call-in: 571-392-7650
Event Pin: 505 261 1884

Black Theatre Ensemble Call to Action
Monday, Nov. 9, 11:30 a.m.
Speaker - Matt Foss, Associate Professor of Theatre, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/5a64e8083a844552a6f8febf87a07e5c
Call-in: 571-392-7650
Event Pin: 540 522 1370

Towards Racial Equity in Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice
Thursday, Nov. 12, 1 p.m.
Speaker - Kamala London Newton, Professor of Psychology, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/13acc0fa5a56406da774aeb3ccfd0d79
Call-in: 571-392-7650
Event Pin: 239 713 6346

Whiteness and Blackness Among Super Heroes
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1 p.m.
Speaker - Matt Yockey, Associate Professor of Film, UToledo
Watch this lecture: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/257ed821c9e04274961c94ea0801f89c
Call-in: 571-392-7650
Event Pin: 934 002 9784

Last Updated: 10/9/20