Ferguson and Beyond: How did we get here? How do we move forward?

January 26, 2015 at 10 am to 2:30 pm[4h 30m]
10:00-10:30 Christ Chapel; 10:30-2:30 Alumni Hall

Ferguson and Beyond: How did we get here? How do we move forward? 10:00-10:30 Christ Chapel; 10:30-2:30 Alumni Hall

Join faculty, staff, and students for a teach-in on Ferguson and Beyond. The day begins in the chapel at 10:00 am and moves to Alumni Hall at 10:30. See the attached pdf for details of the talks and format for the day. Snacks will be available. Faculty teaching in J-term are invited to bring their classes to part of all of the event. Please contact Thia Cooper, tcooper@gac.edu with any questions. Come when you can and leave when you must.

10 a.m. - Daily Sabbath with Thomas Van Leer, former Chaplain of the Minnesota Timberwolves

10:30-11:30 a.m. - How did we get here?

  • 10:30-10:45: Race in America: The Geographic Context: Joaquin Villanueva, Visiting Assistant Professor of Geography
  • 10:45-11:00: Class, Economics, and Ferguson, Kristian Braekken, Assistant Professor of Economics and Management
  • 11:00-11:15: Ferguson and the Racialization of the Media Narrative, Paula O'Loughlin, Associate Provost and Dean of Arts and Humanities
  • 11:15-11:30: Prosecuting Police: Proving Probable Cause? Alisa Rosenthal, Associate Professor of Political Science

11:30-11:45 a.m. - Q & A with panelists

11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. - How do we move forward?

  • 11:45-12:00: Tactics of Insurgency: Riots, Uprisings, and Organizing: Sam Vong and Bruce Gray
  • 12:00-12:15: Being an Ally as a Force for Change: Lisa Dembouski, Assistant Professor Education
  • 12:15-12:30: The (F)utility of Social Media Activism?: Yurie Hong, Associate Professor of Classics
  • 12:30-12:45: Dismantiling Unjust Structures: Thia Cooper, ASsociate Professor of Religion and Director of Latin American, Latina/o and Caribbean Studies

12:45-1:00 p.m. - Q & A with panelists

1:00-1:45 p.m. - Small group discussions at tables

1:45-2:15 p.m. - Wrap up

AudienceCampus
ContactThia Cooper — 507-933-6296
CategoryAcademic
SponsorOffice of the Provost
Websitehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/files/ferguson/ferguson-and-beyond.pdf