Social Justice Speaker Visits NMU

Thursday 22, 2018

Diane J. Goodman, who has addressed social justice and diversity issues for more than 30 years, will visit Northern Michigan University March 28-29. Her visit will include a general presentation open to the public and sessions geared toward specific audiences. Topics covered will include social change, intersectionality, micro-aggressions and inclusion. 

On Wednesday, March 28, Goodman will give three different presentations: An open session available to the general public at 7 p.m. in 3309 Jamrich Hall; a presentation adapted for faculty from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. in 224 Learning Resources Center; and a presentation open to faculty and staff from 2-3 p.m. in 3319 Jamrich Hall.

An additional presentation open to students in NMU's gender and sexuality studies minor program, the Gender Working Group, the President’s Committee on Diversity and ALLIES will be offered from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in 2303 Hedgcock.

Goodman has worked as a trainer, consultant, professor, author and activist. The NMU Multicultural Education and Resource Center and the Office of Diversity of Inclusion are sponsoring the events.

Doug Lindblom
Student Writer