Global Studies Association/North America 2014 Conference: The End of Hegemony?
Sponsored by the Department of Sociology of Loyola University
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June 6-7, 2014, Loyola University
(Room CLC L14)
Corboy Law Center, 25 East Pearson, Chicago, IL, 60611.
Saturday, June 6, 2014
2:15 PM – 3:45 PM: Afternoon Keynote Panel
“The World is Not Flat: Nelson Mandela, Cuba and the Struggle for Global History”
Presented by Lisa Brock, academic director of the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, Kalamazoo College, Michigan
“The Bolivarian Movements”
Presented by Arnold August, Author, Journalist and Lecturer
The Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (ACSJL) is an initiative of Kalamazoo College whose mission is to support the pursuit of human rights and social justice by developing emerging leaders and sustaining existing leaders in the field of human rights and social justice, creating a pivotal role for liberal arts education in engendering a more just world. The ACSJL provides programs and activities that teach and promote social change practices that will enable you to imagine a socially just world, and be a part of creating it. Supporting Kalamazoo College’s mission to prepare graduates who provide enlightened leadership, and responding to the need for development of engaged citizens who have the abilities to envision and create a socially just world, the ACSJL will develop new leaders and sustain existing leaders in the field of human rights and social justice.
The ACSJL recognizes an intrinsic connection between social justice leadership and the liberal arts, and it seeks to develop and support this emerging field of study and practice. We envision a campus community marked by equity, opportunity, respectful honesty, and dialogue.
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