Hacking the University | Reckoning with Racial Equity, Climate Justice, and Global Warming


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Save the date! How can we hack ‘business as usual’ for our campuses and communities to face our current crises better and together? Join us via zoom for a virtual series of sessions grappling with global warming, including the critical matters of racial equity and climate justice.

Featured speakers will include:

Ana Baptista | Environmental urban planner; Chair, Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management Graduate Program, The New School for Social Research

Kristi Pullen Fedinick| Biologist and Director, Science and Data, Natural Resources Defense Council

Winona LaDuke | (Anishinaabekwe) Organizer and eco-economist, Founder, Honor the Earth

Helena D. Lewis| Poet, Playwright, and Doctor of Social Work, New Jersey

Max Liboiron| (Métis) Science and technology studies and Co-founder, Civic Lab for Environmental Action Research (CLEAR), Memorial University at Newfoundland

Michaeline Picaro Mann | Traditional healer, nurse, and historical researcher, Turtle Clan Mother of the Ramapough Lenape Nation

Vincent Mann | Water protector and community organizer, Turtle Clan Chief of the Ramapough Lenape Nation

Morgan L. Ridgway | (Nanticoke-Lenape) Historian, PhD ABD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Brent Stonefish| Educator, Eelūnaapèewi Lahkèewiit (Delaware Nation), Ontario

K Wayne Yang | Educator and Provost, John Muir College, UC-San Diego

Reverend Lennox Yearwood | President and Founder, Hip Hop Caucus


Rutgers speakers and moderators

Nancy Cantor| Psychologist and Chancellor, Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N)

Alexandra Chang | Curator and art historian, Interim Associate Director, Clement A. Price Institute, RU-N

Timothy K. Eatman| Educator and Dean, Honors Living-Learning Community (HLLC), RU-N

Jonathan Holloway| Historian and President, Rutgers University

Rosamond S. King| Poet and Scholar; Director, Ethyle R. Wolfe Humanities Center, Brooklyn College, CUNY

Kevin Lyons| Supply-chain environmental archaeologist, Rutgers Business School

Neil M. Maher| Environmental historian, Federated History Department at NJIT and RU-N

Jacqueline S. Mattis| Social psychologist and Dean, SASN, RU-N

Jack Tchen| Public historian and Director, Clement A. Price Institute, RU-N


For more Information, visit: academicaffairs.rutgers.edu/symposium

For questions about the event email: priceinstitute@newark.rutgers.edu


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This program is organized by Jack Tchen, Director, Clement A. Price Institute, RU-Newark; Alexandra Chang, Interim Associate Director, Clement A. Price Institute, RU-Newark; Rosamond King, Associate Professor, Brooklyn College and Neil Maher, Professor, Federated History Department at NJIT and RU-Newark.

We express our appreciation to sponsors, the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, & the Office of the Chancellor, RU-Newark.  We extend gratitude to Professors, Bob Goodman and Robert Kopp for advice on programming, and for coordination and tech support to the Office of the Associate Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, and RU-iTV.