The University of Iowa

WorldCanvass Recap: Pursuing Racial Justice

November 10th, 2020

The United States is undoubtedly undergoing a period of reckoning over race, not only a reexamination of our historical past, but a present-day challenge to what many perceive as institutional racism, injustice in policing and judicial systems, inequality of opportunity based on race and ethnicity, and a lack of diversity in our public institutions which serves to perpetuate inequities and minimize the claims of those who feel underrepresented. On Thursday, October 22, host Joan Kjaer and guests held a robust discussion surrounding these topics.

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Commentary

Christopher Merrill, director, International Writing Program: Pursuing Racial Justice

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Recording (with captions)

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Presenters screenshot of WorldCanvass Pursuing Racial Justice webinar

Clockwise from upper left: host Joan Kjaer, presenters David Ryfe, Liz Tovar, and Denise Martinez

 

 

 

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