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February 25, 2021

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

12:00 AM Turnbull Design Speaker Series - Understanding Stakeholders and Their Impact

Turnbull Design Speaker Series

Designing Migration: Serving Human Mobility and Justice
How does the migration system currently operate? How can it be made more equitable? What are the most hazardous aspects of migration? How can design help alleviate those dangers? These questions and more will be explored with some of today’s most significant voices in related fields.


February 25

Understanding Stakeholders and Their Impact

Meghan Preiss
Design Researcher and Strategist
Ford Motor Company

Introduced by Peter O. Nwosu,
Provost, Lehman College

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Study Strategies - Academic Coaching Workshops
Lehman Students, come and learn effective study habits that are key to a successful college career.

Learn How to Learn.

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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Introduction to Open Access

The pandemic has underscored the importance of barrier-free public accessibility of scholarly and pedagogical works.  You need easier access to others’ works - and they need easier access to yours. Funders are increasingly mandating Open Access to the research they fund.

This online Webinar will cover the basics of Open Access publishing:  what it is and how it started.  You’ll leave with practical tips for locating freely available research produced by others - as well as finding quality Open Access venues to share your own work. 

After registration you will receive a separate email from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs with the Zoom information.

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Philosopher Lewis R. Gordon: Why the Empowerment of Black Lives Is a Struggle for Democracy—A Talk on Freedom, Justice, and Decolonization

Presented by the Department of Africana Studies

How can a country be democratic when some people’s votes count more than others’? What should be done when one of the consequences of a long history of double standards and systemic disenfranchisement is that some people’s lives also count more than the rest of us? Drawing upon ideas from Africana thought, especially regarding freedom, justice, and decolonization, this talk will address this set of questions in light of recent events, including the attempted coup in the storming of the U.S. Capitol in January 2021. Presented by Lewis R. Gordon, professor and chair of the Department of Philosophy, University of Connecticut.

Topic: A Talk on Freedom, Justice , and Decolonization -- Professor Lewis Gordon
Time: Feb 25, 2021 03:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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ZOOM MEETING ID: 819 7909 0603 


For more info. please contact the Chair, Dr. Bertrade Ngo-Ngijol Banoum

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