Spotlight on Care: Conflict, Abuse, and Repair Amid the Pandemic

12:00-1:00pm CT Thursday, September 30, 2021 Online
Hosted by The Commons, the IPSR Center for Compassionate and Sustainable Communities, and the Spencer Museum of Art, and the Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity; with support from the Center for Faculty Development and Mentoring, the Center for Teaching Excellence, and the Environmental Studies Program.

Moderated by Katie Batza, associate professor of women, gender, and sexuality studies, this session will explore how we negotiate conflicts and repair relationships in the context of the pandemic.  Participants are encouraged, but not required, to read excerpts of Sarah Schulman’s Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair (Content warning: violence, including domestic violence, police violence, and state violence) or listen to her interview with Sam Sanders (link to interview.)

Zoom Registration Link.

Of interest to:
Faculty, General Public, Graduate students, Researchers, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Care & Well-being, Discussion