Geography professor John Western--panelist in campus symposium on equality, privilege, justice in South Africa and Syracuse
Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3
“No Innocence This Side of the Womb,” hosted by the Newhouse Center for Global Engagement, will bring together Syracuse and South African artists, academics, activists and journalists.
The event begins at 5 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3. The event is free and open to the public.
The event will consist of three panel discussions with a rotating open panel chair, allowing audience members to participate.
South Africa to Syracuse – A Common Struggle, 5 p.m.
How segregation and class affect us, regardless of geography. How we got here and where we are going.
Yusuf Abdul-Qadir '11, chapter director, New York Civil Liberties Union, Syracuse
Charisse L’Pree, assistant professor, Newhouse School, Syracuse University
Michelle Schenandoah, CEO and editor-in-chief, Rematriation Magazine, Oneida Nation
John Western, professor, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
The Arts – Ordinary Acts, Extraordinary Promise, 6:40 p.m.
Art’s role in unpacking and pushing back against injustice.
Jaleel Campbell, artist, Syracuse
Gabrielle Goliath, artist, South Africa
Simon Gush, artist, South Africa
Neelika Jayawardane, associate professor, SUNY Oswego
Communication – No Easy Walk to Freedom, 8:10 p.m.
The role of a free press in providing a reflection of our societies and a method of holding the powerful to account.
Paul Botes, photographer and picture editor, Mail & Guardian, South Africa
Khadija Patel, editor-in-chief, Mail & Guardian, South Africa
Niren Tolsi, journalist, South Africa
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