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CPS Speakers Series - Beyond “Social Justice”: A Conversation with Dr. Dylan Rodriguez

Uptown Campus

Thursday 4/28, 11am-12:30pm


Dr. Dylan Rodriguez is a teacher, scholar, and collaborator who is committed to building and supporting abolitionist, liberationist, anti-colonial and other forms of radical community and movement. He is Professor in the Department of Media and Cultural Studies, University of California, Riverside, Co-Director of the Center for Ideas and Society, 2020 Freedom Scholar, and Past President of the American Studies Association (2020-2021).

Moderator: Dr. Samantha Francois, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Executive Director of the Violence Prevention Institute,

Please join Dr. Rodriguez for a virtual conversation moderated by Dr. Francois on movements of radical social transformation and how to dismantle systems of oppression. Topics discussed will include anti-racist/anti-colonial movements, abolition and the limitations of “social justice,” non-profit and university industrial complexes, and the role of institutions of higher education in leading social change.

For more information, contact Myriam Huet at mhuet@tulane.edu

Center for Public Service

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