Roundtable Discussion on #BlackLivesMatter and the Movement to End Gun Violence

  • American University Mary Graydon Center Tavern 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20016

Keynote Address at the
13th Annual Public Anthropology Conference:
Creating Dialogues between Social Movements & Academia

Marcia Chatelain, Georgetown University
Chelsea Parsons, Vice-President, Guns & Crime Policy, Center for American Progress
Elizabeth Banach, Executive Director, Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence
Moderator: Angela Stuesse, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 
A diverse group of academics and activists will engage in conversation with our audience on the challenges, successes, and next steps for those involved in gun policy research and activism and the Black Lives Matter Movement. We expect an interactive and lively discussion, guided by questions including: How can academics and scholarship better contribute to activism and policy work around gun violence and Black Lives Matter? What can the current generation of student activists contribute to these and other social movements? How can people in academia and social movements better work together to advance a wide variety of movements and help effect progressive social change?

Register for the free conference, which includes breakfast and lunch: http://www.american.edu/cas/anthropology/public/register.cfm
 
For more information about the conference:
http://www.american.edu/cas/anthropology/public/index.cfm