(Re)Frame Series

(Re)Frame: Structural Racism Across the Disciplines

The Center for Inclusive Excellence, the Institute for Dialogue and Social Justice and the Center for Transformative Justice are offering a year-long scholarly discussion series on structural racism. Each month will focus on a different discipline or field, and feature panels of scholars, students and community partners.

Panels are the third Friday of each month from 12 noon to 1 pm. Contact Dr. Yea-Wen Chen, yeawen.chen@sdu.edu, for registration information


 

2021-2022 (Re)Frame Series: “Anti-Oppression” work Across Disciplines 

The 2021-2022 (Re)Frame series seeks not only to identify and deconstruct forces of oppression, but to also imagine, identify, and contribute to the construction of a better, more just world. The (Re)Frame series discussion takes place on the 3rd Friday of every month at 12-1pm. 

From Allyship to Co-Conspirator in Anti-Oppression Work
April 15, 2022
Panelists:    Tonika Green, Ph.D., College of Education
                      Katina Lambros, Ph.D., College of Education
                      Rachel Richardson, SDSU Student 
Facilitator:   Jennifer Imazeki, Ph.D., School of Economics
Zoom Registration Link

 

Anti-Oppression Work in Dance & Performance
March 18, 2022
Panelists:   Ari Honarvar, Writer
                     Dilkhwaz Ahmed, Executive Director of License to Freedom   
                     Chuyun Oh, Ph.D., School of Music and Dance
Facilitator:  Yea-Wen Chen, Ph.D., School of Communication 
Zoom Recording

 

Anti-Oppression Work at Institutional Levels with University Change Agents
February 18, 2022
Panelists:        April Laster, Open Heart Leaders
                          Vangie Akridge, Ph.D., Educational Psychologist, Alliant International University
Facilitator:       Alan Mobley, Ph.D., School of Public Affairs   
Zoom Recording 

 

Anti-Oppression Work in the Business Context
November 19, 2021
Panelists:          Beth Chung, Ph.D., Fowler College of Business
                            Devin Hughes, Author, Speaker, Consultant
                           Gabrielle Washington, SDSU Student, Human Resources Management
Facilitator:         Lisa Gates, ​​Ph.D., College of Education
Zoom Recording 

 

Defining “Anti-Oppression” Work
September 17, 2021
Panelists:   Alan Mobley, Ph.D., School of Public Affairs
                    Jennifer Imazeki, Ph.D., School of Economics
                    Lisa Gates, Ph.D., College of Education
                    Yea-Wen Chen, Ph.D., School of Communication
Zoom Recording


 

2020-2021 (Re)Frame Series: Structural Racism Across the Disciplines


This inaugural series seeks discussion and perspective on structural racism across disciplines. The (Re)Frame series discussion takes place on the 3rd Friday of every month at 12-1pm.   

Health Disparities and Structural Racism  
April 16, 2021
Panelists:      Melody K. Schiaffino, Ph.D, MPH, Health Management and Policy Professor @ SDSU
                        Natasha Salgado, Logan Heights Community Development Corporation
                        Eya Massan Touglo, Fulfilling Destiny
                        Thelma Navarro, SDSU Student @ School of Public Health
Facilitator:     Yea-Wen Chen, Ph.D.
Zoom Link 

Education and Structural Racism
March 19, 2021
Panelists:       Marissa Vasquez, Ph.D., Postsecondary/Community College Leadership Faculty @ SDSU
                        Eriq Felix, Ph.D., Postsecondary/Community College Leadership Faculty @ SDSU
                        Gloria Corral, CEO/President of the Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE)
                        Ángel Gonzalez, Ed.D, SDSU Student
                        Nicholas Leath-Lacy, SDSU School of Communication Student
                        Natalie King-Shaw, SDSU Student @ School of Psychology
Facilitator:     Lisa Gates, Ph.D.
Zoom Link 

Structural Racism and Dialogue about Race
February 19, 2021
Panelists:      Godfried Asante, Ph.D.
                       Marwa Abdalla, Ph. D., Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, UCSD
                       Leonard J. Thompson III, Th.D, San Diego NAACP
                       Kayla Gerdes, SDSU Student & School of Communication
Facilitator:    Yea-Wen Chen, Ph.D., School of Communication  
Zoom Link 

Hospitality and Tourism
November 20, 2020
Panelists:      Alana Dillette, Ph.D.,
                       Jason Dunn, President of the National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners & VP of Cincinnati Convention & Visitors Bureau
                       Martinique Lewis, Diversity in Travel Marketing Consultant & Founder of ABC Travel Green Book
                       Brylynn Smith, SDSU Student @ School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
Facilitator:     Lisa Gates, Ph.D., College of Education
Zoom Link 

Politics and Voting
October 16, 2020
Panelists:      Dooreen Mattingly, Ph.D.
                       Homayra Yusuf, PANA
                       Sean Elo-Rivera, Youth Will
                       Rashanna Lee, SDSU Student @ Department of Women’s Studies
Facilitator:   Jennifer Imazeki, Ph.D.
Zoom Link 

Policing and Criminal Justice System
September 18, 2020 
Panelists:      Megan Welsh, Ph.D., School of Public Affairs  
                       Anthony Williams
                       Martin Leyva
Facilitator:    Alan Mobley, Ph.D., School of Public Affairs 
Zoom Link 

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