The following are upcoming campus events that will highlight the themes of this year's selection: The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander.
Wednesday Oct. 1
Moderated by Jack Bloom, Ph.D.
1 to 2:30 p.m., Moraine Student Center
Saturday, Oct. 4
The Cooler Bandits
Documentary with Q&A to follow
Reception at 4:30 p.m., Film at 5 p.m.
Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium, Savannah Center
Soup n' Substance Book Discussion
1:30 p.m., Gallery for Contemporary Art, Savannah Center
Tuesday, Dec. 9
Students of Atta Ceesay, Ph.D., assistant professor of public and environmental affairs, will present posters on the following topics:
- The connection between mass incarceration and the "isms" (classism, sexism, racism)
- Successful examples of utilizing policy to correct injustices in criminal justice
- Potential actions that can be taken by faculty and students of IU Northwest to address the issue. This includes identifying the needed stakeholders, strategies and possible outcomes of the proposed process.
1 to 7 p.m., Moraine Student Center
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
Author Michelle Alexander presentation and book signing
2 to 5:30 p.m., Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium, Savannah Center