Jessica Harris - Keynote SpeakerThe SIUE Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion is wrapping up plans for a seminar called “Black Lives Matter – Inside the Movement”.  It is planned for Wednesday, January 20 at 8am in the Morris University Center Conference Center. 

Venessa Brown, PhD and SIUE associate chancellor tells The Big Z SIUE has been committed to creating an inclusive community.

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She says they are seeing a lot of support for the event.  Jessica C. Harris, PhD and an assistant professor of historical studies in the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences, will deliver the opening keynote address.  Registration is free, but you must RSVP by January 12.   The annual MLK luncheon follows at 11:30am.  Separate registration is required for that, and costs $25.  Call 618-650-3210 to register.


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