3rd Annual Day of Discovery and Dialogue

 

PLEASE JOIN US February 22-23

Our third annual university-wide gathering to reflect upon our efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community.

Wednesday, February 22

MEDICAL CAMPUS
Eric P. Newman Education Center

5-7:30 p.m.
Keynote address and conversation with special guest Janice Mirikitani, poet and activist who was interned along with her family in a WWII-era camp for Japanese-Americans. She will speak on “Giving Power to Voices Endangered by Silence.“ Reception and book signing following event.

Thursday, February 23

DANFORTH CAMPUS
Emerson Auditorium & Forum, Knight Hall

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Dialogue and opportunities to engage with university colleagues. Programming includes excerpts from the PBS documentary People Like Us: Social Class in America, a film that raises provocative questions about one of our nation’s most enduring divisions.

A panel discussion of St. Louis higher education leaders will reflect on the topic: “Forging a Collaborative Path for Inclusion and Change in St. Louis: The Role of Higher Education.”

EVENING:
Reception and screening of People Like Us: Social Class in America.