Spring 2021 Honors Lecture Series: Social Justice

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Date Lecture Title/Event
January 25

Welcome and Introduction

Philip E. Phillips (Honors)

February 1

Are We Really in the Fight for Racial Justice in Education and Society?

H. Richard Milner (Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair of Education, Vanderbilt University)

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February 8


Structural Racism and the Construction of Place

Louis Woods (History)

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February 15


February 22

I, Too, am MTSU

Vincent Windrow (Associate Vice Provost, Office of Student Success)

March 1

Campaigning for Women's Equality in the Depression-era Workplace

Jane Marcellus (Journalism and Strategic Media)

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March 8

 Social Work as Social Justice: Increasing Equity Within Underserved Populations

Donna M. Dopwell, Carmelita L. Dotson, and Vickie Harden (Social Work)

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March 15

Who I Am: Biculturalism and Immigrant Identity

Laura Clark (Education)


March 22


African Americans and the Fight for Voter Justice in the 21st Century

Sekou Franklin (Political Science and International Relations)

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March 29


Or Does it Explode?: Civil Rights Literature and Dreams Deferred

Laura Dubek (English)

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April 5

LGBT+ Student Activism and Inclusion: MT Lambda and Middle Tennessee State University

William Langston (Psychology)

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April 12

Applying for National Fellowships and Scholarships

Laura Clippard (University Fellowship Office)

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April 19

ePortfolio: An Aide to Personal Reflection and Social Action

Percy Verret (MT Engage)

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April 26


Student Presentations

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