Events Calendar

Student-Led Teach-In and Dialogue

Please come support Fisher students as they host a virtual student-led teach-in and dialogue.

Date: April 21, 2021 - April 21, 2021
Time: All Day Event
Location: Zoom (ID:616 220 8328; PASSCODE: MEET)

Sponsored by: African American Studies Program and American Studies Department

Hear students give book talks about the 21st century's great ideas and tackel topics including hope and resilience during the pandemic, impacts of mass incarceration, future of college education, why good people are so divided, how to be an anti-racist, and understanding white privilege.

American Studies Juniors Discuss Books for the 21st Century

12:00-12:30
The New Jim Crow, Mass Incarceration, Prosecutors: Current Problems & Future Solutions Andrew Cegielski, American Studies & Legal Studies

12:30-1:00
An Inadequate System: Why We Must Promote Change in Higher Education Parker Rieman, American Studies & Education

1:00-1:30
Broader Visions: The Power of Resilience in Our Communities Matthew Rogers, American Studies & Education

1:30-2:00
Speaking to Elephants: Moving Beyond Self Righteousness to Meaningful Dialogue Noah Barnell, American Studies & Education 

2:00-2:30
Stamped: Discussing Our Position in the Fight against Racism Besime Kursav, American Studies & Education

2:30-3:00
Fighting Fragile Tears: How to Understand the Battle of Racism and White Fragility Alina Janowski, American Studies & Education 

Come Dialogue. Listen. Share. Be Heard. Connect.  

American Studies Race, Gender & Social Change students follow up with a brief presentation of recent events of violence against Black bodies in Rochester, Black Lives Matter activism, and how you can be the change at Fisher.

4:15-5:00
Student-Led Dialogue: Race(ism) in Rochester: What's Happening & How Can You Be the Change?

5:00-5:15
Student-Created Video Premiere: "I am...But I'm Not..."

5:15-6:00
Student-Led Dialogue: Race(ism) in Rochester: What's Happening & How Can You Be the Change?

*we are running 2 short dialogues to fit your schedule - join either one!*

Zoom: https://sjfc.zoom.us/j/6162208328?pwd=WDVQTXlCQnNDajJuWUJYZTlDVV   h6Zz09

ID:616 220 8328; PASSCODE: MEET