Race, Class, and Animal Welfare with Speaker Christopher S. McJetters

Lecture Series

Saturday, April 6, 2019

6:00PM-8:00PM

Assembly Hall

Christopher McJetters is the director of social media for Peace Advocacy Network, as well as sitting on the Advisory Council for Encompass, being a senior editor at Vine Sancturary Press, and lecturing at Columbia University in the Department of Social Work for the graduate course POP: Power, Oppression, and Priviledge. He primarily focuses on animal violence and how it influences anti-black racism, queer antagonism, and class discrimination throughout the global west. His work has appeared in the anthology Circles of Compassion: Connecting Issues of Justice edited by Dr. Will Tuttle and Dr. Breeze Harper's Sistah Vegan Project, among others.

In this comprehensive talk participants examined current and hisorical connections between Black liberation and animal liberation in U.S. American culture and throughout the global west. 

Please join as at 5:30 for dinner catered by Soul Vegetarian.

Free and open to the public.

This event is presented by the International House Global Voices Series and the UChicago Animal Welfare Society. This event was partially funded by the Student Goverment Finance Committee.