Speaker Series: In the Interests of Justice: Bringing Theory into Practice


Sponsored by Repair, and co-sponsored by the UCLA Disability Studies program, the UCLA American Indian Studies Center, and the UCLA Gender Studies Program

View Sessions from the Speaker Series below.


1. Policing at the Nexus of Race and Mental Health

February 3, 2016

Presentation by Camille Nelson
Discussant: Jyoti Nanda
[presentation video available soon]

2. Biopolitics, Aging, and the Struggle for Indigenous Elsewhere

February 18, 2016

Presentation by Sandy Grande

3. Trying Times: Disability, Activism, and Education in Samoa

March 16, 2016

Presentation by Juliann Anesi

4. Birth Matters: Research Justice and Black Life

May 25, 2016

Presentation by Chinyere Oparah
Discussant: Priscilla Ocen

5. The Emperor's New Genes - Science, Race, Justice, and the Allure of Objectivity

October 27, 2016

Presentation by Ruha Benjamin
Discussant: Cheryl Harris

6. Justice Is Our Medicine: Ecology, Disability and Health

November 7, 2016

Presentation by Aurora Levins-Morales
Discussant: Robin Kelley