Diversity and Social Justice: Dr. Mona Sue Weissmark
April 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Rock Valley College, Physical Education Center
3301 N. Mulford Road
8th ANNUAL DAVID H. CASKEY MEMORIAL LECTURE
Diversity and Social Justice Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mona Sue Weissmark
Dr. Weissmark brings both new understanding and new questions to the concept of diversity and social justice that resonates with current events throughout the world. The detailing of the concept of justice and injustice as both personal and intergenerational has implications for both individuals and society as we witness polarization in the U.S. today.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 — 6:00 pm Rock Valley College
Physical Education Center (PEC) — 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford
A Free Presentation — All Are Welcome
Dr. Mona Sue Weissmark is the founder and former director of the Program Initiative for Global Studies at Northwestern University and the founder and former director for the Center for Social Justice in Chicago. She is part-time Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and also teaches the course “Plychology of Diversity’ and conducts research on diversity and social justice at Harvard University.
Sponsored by the David Caskey family, the Philosophy Department, and the RVC Foundation. To request disability-related accomodations, please contact Julie Hernandez at (815) 921-3388. Advance notice is preferred.