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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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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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Epigenetics and the Human Condition

Professor Arri Eisen and visual artist Fahamu Pecou used the Exquisite Corpse collaborative method to explore the effect of trauma on our genetic make-up.

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