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Campus Book Discussions: The New Jim Crow

Introduction to the Series

Join us for discussions about Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness five Tuesdays throughout the Fall 2015:

12:30pm - 2:00pm in Conference Center, Room E126B

  • The Recurring Cycle: Tuesday, September 15.
    Facilitator: Sezi Fleming, Director Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
  • How the System Works: Tuesday, September 29
    Facilitators: Natalie Bowers, Program Manager Human Services and Shemica Sheppard, Professor of English
  • Racial Indifference and the Undercaste: Tuesday, October 13
    Facilitators: Andrea Dardello, Professor of English and Dr. Chad Adero, Executive Director Counseling & Advising
  • The Movement: Tuesday, October 27
    Facilitator: Dr. Jill Shultz, Department Chair, Social Sciences
  • Closing and Next Steps: Tuesday, November 10 (in Sweadner Hall)
    Facilitator: Sezi Fleming, Director Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

Resources and summaries of the chapters being discussed on the different days are available under each tab. Copies of the book are available in the Library, L106.

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