Social Justice Conference

Social Justice Conference: 
Strengthening our Campus Community
while Developing Culturally Effective Students

Saturday, October 19, 2013
Barsema Hall

9:00am- 9:50am  Registration
9:50am- 10:00am Welcome
10:00am- 11:00am Keynote Speaker:
Dr. David O. Stovall, College of Education, University Of Illinois at Chicago
11:10am- 12:20pm Breakout Sessions (30 minutes each)

Session A: Critical Race Theory (David O. Stovall, College of Education, University of Illinois at Chicago)
Session B: The Politics of Immigration (Irakere Picon, Latino Resource Center, Northern Illinois University and Hugo Jacobo, American Federation of Teachers)
Session C: Intersectionality of Women: The Pressures to Choose a Face(Samantha Newman, LGBT Resource Center, Northern Illinois University)
Session D: Power and Privilege (Rey Ty, International Training Office, Northern Illinois University)
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch Plenary Speaker:
Wheeler Coleman, Board of Trustees, Northern Illinois University
1:40pm- 2:50pm Breakout Sessions (30 Minutes each)

Session A: Researching and Writing for Social Justice
(James Cohen, College of Education, Northern Illinois University)
Session B: Project on Civic Reflection (Lucero Martinez- Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning, Northern Illinois University)
Session C: Diversity Frameworks in Academic work: Engaging Systems of Oppression (Katrina Caldwell, Office of Diversity and Equity, Northern Illinois University)
Session D: Advancing the Aims of Social Justice Education through Autoethnography: A Reflective Narrative on Paulo Freire's Critical Pedagogy (Molly Swick, College of Education Northern Illinois University)
3:00pm  Closing Remarks