The Exploring Social Justice Series, a program cosponsored by the American University Library, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, and the Kay Spiritual Life Center, features exemplary leaders and scholars from diverse backgrounds who have advocated for human rights and social justice issues.
View recordings from our virtual lecture series:
- Inspiring Radical Creativity: Empowering Young, Diverse Voices
Presented by Gabby Rivera (Watch - AU Credentials Required)
- Is Wildness Over?
Presented By Paul Wapner (Watch)
- The Long Arm of Slavery in the Development of American Gynecology
Presented By Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens (Watch)
- The Half-Life of Freedom, Race, and Justice in America Today
Presented By Dr. Jelani Cobb (Watch - AU Credentials Required)
- Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America
Presented By Marcia Chatelain (Watch)
- Understanding Justice Systems and Moving to a World Without Prisons
Presented By Dr. Baz Dreisinger (Watch)
- No Lone Wolves: The White Power Movement at War
Presented By Kathleen Belew (Watch - AU Credentials Required)
- Sex Work, Media Networks, and Transpacific Histories of Affect
Presented By Lily Wong (Watch)
- A Practice in Protest: The Work of Early Black Women Physicians
Presented By Vanessa Northington Gamble, MD, PhD (Watch)
The Colloquium on Scholarly Communication features experts from both American University and the larger academic community presenting on challenges for academia in the twenty-first century.
Do you have an idea for an event that would be perfect for the Library? Please email us with as much detail as possible for consideration. We also can provide staff, resources, or logistical support for co-sponsored events anywhere on campus.