Anticolonial Thought and Art in the Caribbean

Sean Meighoo, Department of Comparative Literature, with Lee Osorio, actor and playwright About the Course CPLT 752R Anticolonial Thought and Art in the Caribbean The various struggles that were directed against European colonialism around the world during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries were informed by…

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Survey of African American Literature to 1900

Michelle Gordon, Department of African American Studies, with Jim Alexander, documentary photographer

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A person in an orange prison jumpsuit holds the cell bars and their fist has "hope" written on it

Film, Media and the Art of Social Change

Carlton Mackey, Emory Center for Ethics and Department of Film and Media, and Edward Queen, Emory Center for Ethics, with Mark Kendall, comedian About the Course Film 355-1: Film, Media and the Art of Social Change This course focuses on the following questions: •…

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Voices of Nonviolence

Ellen Ott Marshall, Candler School of Theology, with Indya Childs, dancer and choreographer About the Course ES 673: Voices of Nonviolence This course offers an introduction to theories, theologies, and practice of nonviolence by studying the life and work of individuals and organizations that purposefully…

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Disruptive and conduct disorder diagnosis bias and the school to prison pipeline: Creative and compassionate interventions for BIPOC children

Shaquita Starks, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, with Miranda Kyle, curator Additional collaborators Mr. Totem is an Atlanta-based, world-renowned graffiti artist and muralist. He specializes in large-scale community-themed murals, including multiple 200-foot neighborhood wall commissions by various cities in Georgia. Chamblee contracted him to…

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The Feminist Art(s) of Activism

Professor Alix Olson and visual artist Shanequa Gay collaborated with students in their course to create a visual quilt and spoken word poem imagining how feminist modes of activism can shape global discourse.

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A black and white photo from the Civil War of four white male soldiers sitting down. Behind them are two Black men standing. They are outside with a tent in the background.

Social Justice: Zoning, Contracts, and Environmental Racism

Actor and playwright Olivia Dawson invited Goizueta Business School students in Allison Burdette’s business law course to confront their personal experiences of discrimination as an exercise in empathy building.

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Prevention of Mental and Behavioral Disorders

Rollins School of Public Health students in Elizabeth Walker’s course collaborated with composer and cellist Okorie “OkCello” Johnson to create a short film exploring the consequences of social injustice on our mental well-being.

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The front page of The Atlanta Journal from 1906.

Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases

Students in Hank Klibanoff’s creative writing course, co-taught by actor and playwright Garrett Turner, delved into the events of the 1906 Atlanta race massacre to imagine the human stories of the victims and participants.

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A black and white image of someone's boots on a farm. Two other people are standing in the background. In the foreground is kale.

Film, Media, and the Art of Social Change

Students of professors Carlton Mackey and Edward Queen, under the guidance of arts advocate Ash Nash, participated in the creation of a documentary film about Atlanta area non-profit, Gangstas to Growers.

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