Rock Valley College

David H. Caskey Memorial Lecture

 

Diversity and Social Justice Caskey Lecture 2019


Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 6 p.m.

Rock Valley College
Physical Education Center (PEC)
3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford
 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mona Sue Weissmark

Admission: Free

Who can attend? Open to the entire community

The Lecture: Dr. Weissmark brings both new understanding and new questions to the concept of diversity and social justice that resonates with current events throughout the world. The detailing of the concept
of justice and injustice as both personal and intergenerational has implications for both individuals
and society as we witness polarization in the U.S. today.

Dr. Mona Sue WeissmarkDr. Mona Sue Weissmark is the founder and former director of the Program Initiative for Global Mental Health Studies at the Buffett Institute for Global Studies at Northwestern University and the founder and former director for The Center for Social Justice in Chicago. She is a part-time Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and also teaches the course ‘Psychology of Diversity’ and conducts research on diversity and social justice at Harvard University.

For more information please contact Julie Hernandez at: J.Hernandez@RockValleyCollege.edu or (815) 921-3388

Sponsored by the David Caskey family, Social Sciences Department, Philosophy Department, and RVC Foundation.