2020 Julie C. Laible Memorial Lecture

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The Julie Laible Memorial Lecture Series on Anti-Racist Scholarship, Education and Social Activism honors the memory of Julie C. Laible, who was an assistant professor in The University of Alabama College of Education when she was killed unexpectedly in 1999. Laible was known for her community involvement through such programs as the Community Anti-Racial Group, which she helped found, as well as Aid to Inmate Mothers. Her research concentrated on methods to better education for young minorities.

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  • Floyd D. Beachum, professor, Lehigh University
  • Tamika P. La Salle, associate professor, University of Connecticut
  • Michele S. Moses, vice provost and professor, University of Colorado-Boulder

Questions for Discussion

  • What is academic activism for racial justice and what should it look like in K12 schools or higher education?
  • Is academic activism justified, and, if so, in what forms?