The Inclusion Imperative Diversity Teaching Network, Dresher Center for the Humanities, Center for Social Science Scholarship, Center for Innovation, Research, and Creativity in the Arts and the Imaging Research Center invite you to attend the third Anti-Racism and Action: Our Roles Now Drop-in Session to consider how we can continue to use our roles as faculty, staff, teachers, chairs/directors, graduate students, or mentors to work toward racial justice, social change, civic action, community action, and pedagogical engagement.
Join Brian Frazee, M.P.P. ’12, president of the Alumni Association Board of Directors, as he introduces Interim Dean Kimberly Moffitt, professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture and affiliate professor of Africana Studies, at this virtual "coffee-inspired" event. You and your fellow CAHSS Retrievers will get an inside look at the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences during this current landscape.
The Humanities Forum and the Social Sciences Forum present Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead, Associate Professor of Communication and African and African American Studies in the Department of Communication at Loyola University Maryland, who will present the annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture on “Black COVID Stories, Black Lives Matter, and Protest: A Conversation about the Ongoing Struggle for Justice and Change.”
The Philosophy of Science Association (PSA), based at UMBC, presents Putting COVID-19 in Its Place: Locating the Scientific, Psychological, and Social Aspects of the Crisis. Understanding the COVID-19 crisis is critical to managing its outcome. This raises some central questions. Why is the pandemic not the same for every person in every place? How do the risks and uncertainties of the virus shape scientific, governmental and individual responses? The PSA invites the public to join in a discussion of these important issues.