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Digital Activism: Black Bodies Reclaiming Public Places

Oscar Ritchie

The Institute for African American Affairs (IAAA) in the Department of Pan-African Studies announces the Lunch and Learn presentation schedule for Fall 2018.  This semester will feature two presentations from Kent State University faculty from the school of theatre and dance, and the college of education, health, and human services.  These lunch time presentations will be held: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 and Wednesday, October 10, 2018 in room 127 Oscar Ritchie Hall from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.  These presentations are free and open to the public.  

Since 2009, the Institute director has invited guest speakers to the IAAA lunch and learn lectures.  These lectures are informal, and typically held at lunch time, in Oscar Ritchie Hall.  Speakers will be DPAS faculty, other KSU faculty and administrators, invites scholars from other universities and colleges, practitioners in various pertinent fields (international development, community organizing, police and public safety etc.), and DPAS graduates who return to share their experiences in the professional world.  This semester will feature a presentation titled: Digital Activism: Black Bodies Reclaiming Public Places by Gregory King on  Wednesday, September 19, 2018.  If you are interested in giving a lecture for the lunch and learn lecture please send an email to  Learn more about the upcoming IAAA lunch and learn schedule by visiting our events  page.