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12:00-12:30 p.m. Walk-in Registration
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker
Justin Gest, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University, author of Apart: Alienated and Engaged Muslims in the West, and The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality.
2:15 - 3:15 pm. Breakout Sessions
Black Lives Matter
Session coordinated by Tony Tyler, Director, Student Engagement, Equity and Inclusion
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Session coordinated by Lourdes Gutierrez Najera, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Survival Beyond Arrival: Refugees in Des Moines
Session coordinated by Renee Sedlacek, Director, Community Engagement and Service Learning
Changing depictions of Diversity in Television Situation Comedies
Session coordinated by Joan McAlister, Associate Professor of Rhetoric
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Networking Session: Tables from Community and Student Organizations
This conference is sponspored by the Drake University Engaged Citizen Experience, David and Carol Golder, The Golder Family Foundation, and the Ronald and Jane Olson Endowment for Global Service-Learning.
Documentary Film Series: To Be Announced