6th ANNUAL GOING GLOBAL CONFERENCE
Global Justice, Equity, and Empowerment:
Understanding and Enacting Social Change
Friday, April 19, 2019
Bruin Reception Room, Ackerman Building
Opening Remarks by Sherene Razack, Distinguished Professor, Gender Studies; Penny Kanner Endowed Chair in Women's Studies Professor Razack's research and teaching focus on racial violence. She is the founder of the virtual research and teaching network Racial Violence Hub (RVHub).
Keynote Speaker: Ananya Roy, Professor of Urban Planning, Social Welfare and Geography and inaugural Director of The Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin. She holds The Meyer and Renee Luskin Chair in Inequality and Democracy. Professor Roy's most recent work is on urban transformations in the global South, especially in Calcutta. She also works on scholarship around international development, especially entrepreneurial capitalism, poverty alleviation and global finance writ large.