Marquette To Discuss Its Connections to the Near West Side


On February 29, 2016, Marquette University will host an event titled "Marquette, Race, and the Near West Side: Past, Present, and Future." It will start at 4:00 p.m. in the Raynor Memorial Library, Beaumier Suites BC.


The event will include a lecture by Joe William Trotter, Jr., Giant Eagle Professor of History and Social Justice in the Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University.


There will also be a panel discussion on the topic. Topics and presenters include:


"Marquette and the Near West Side: Historical Contexts," Thomas Jablonsky, Professor of History, Emeritus, Marquette University.


"Democracy Lab and the Near West Side," Amber Wichowsky, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Marquette University.


"The Center for Peacemaking and the Near West Side," Patrick Kennelly, Director, Center for Peacemaking, Marquette University.




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