Schedule At-a-Glance


8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

In-person Registration/Check-In

9 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.

Opening Session

9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

Plenary Session I: Advantage and Disadvantage: How We Got Here and Where We're Heading with Dr. Khyati Y. Joshi (Ballrooms)

10:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Breakout Session I

  • Session A:The Elephant in the Room: How to Approach Difficult Conversations, (SC Ballroom A/B)
  • Session B:How to be an Agent of Change in your Community (SC 411)
  • Session C:Peep My Privilege: Creating Inclusive Spaces in Classroom Settings (SC 417)
  • Session D:"Orange is the New Black" Comes to New Jersey's Public Schools: Black Girls & the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights (SC 419)

11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Breakout Session II

  • Session A: I Won't Be Silent - But How Do I Do This?! Stopping Hate Talk in Public and Private Conversations (Ballroom A/B)
  • Session B: Disability and Inclusivity: Developing the Increasing Access to College Project at MSU (SC 419)
  • Session C: When Things Go Really Wrong with Criminal Justice: Introducing No-Crime Wrongful (SC 41i)
  • Session D: Trigger Warnings: From Moral Panic to Data
    (SC 417)

12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Lunch & Plenary Session II: Social and Health Inequalities Facing People of Color: The Role of Public Policy with Dr. Dawn Mouzon (Ballrooms)

2 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Breakout Session III

  • Session A: Marginalized Populations with Eating Disorders: Influence of Isms on Eating Disorders and Employing Resiliency of Oppressed Populations in Healing (SC 417)
  • Session B: Femme Ain't Frail: Femme (In)Visibility in the LGBTQ Community (SC 411)
  • Session C: Tackling the Trolls: A Worskhop on Online Activism (SC 419)
  • Session D: Freedom of Speech or Freedom to Bully? Exploring the Boundaries of First Amendment Rights for Public School Students (Ballroom A/B)

3 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.

Breakout Session IV

  • Session A: Thinking Inside Out (SC 411)
  • Session B: Introduction to Theater of the Oppressed
    (SC 417)
  • Session C: Moving Beyond White Guilt: How to Talk to Whites About Systemic Racism (Ballroom A/B)
  • Session D: LGBTQ in the Muslim World (SC 419)

4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Closing Plenary Session III: Let's Talk Transgender Justice for Transgender Day of Visibility with Justin Lemley (Ballrooms)