social justice

social justice

Vulnerability: The Human and the Humanities

The Scholar & Feminist Conference 2012
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Registration begins at 9 AM in Barnard Hall Lobby

This spring's Scholar and Feminist Conference brings together academics, activists, and professionals working among vulnerable populations. They will explore the concept of vulnerability as a fundamental and universal characteristic of the human condition.

Action Academy

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As an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, Premilla Nadasen interviewed African-American women who had been involved in social activism in the 1960s. She was surprised when...

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