On March 29 and 30, UNCG’s Department of Communication Studies will host “Voice, Activism, and Democracy,” the Harriet Elliot Lecture Series. The keynote speaker, Lawrence Frey will speak on Wednesday, March 29, at 6 p.m. in the School of Education Building, Room 114. His presentation is “Takin’ it to the Streets and the Seats: Communication Activism Research and Teaching for Social Justice.” There will be an ASL interpreter free parking is available in the Oakland parking deck. There will be a reception following the event.
On Thursday, March 30, panels will begin in Curry Auditorium at 9:30 a.m.with panelists Lori Brigg, Billie Murray and Armond Towns who will speak on activism in scholarship and among students.
At 11 a.m. panelists Valerie Warren, Mo Kessler and Casey Thomas will present “Women in Greensboro: Communicating for Social Change.” At 2 p.m. Billie Murray will lead a student speakout, which is co-sponsored by African American and African Diaspora Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies.
Disability accommodations for March 30 are available upon request by contacting Sonia Martin at email@example.com by March 20.