The following comprises a list of NU Philosophy's scholarly engagements related to Diversity, Equality, and Inclustion, in addition to contact information for those interested in finding out more about these projects:
- The Critical Theory Cluster holds an annual series of graduate workshops on Critical Race Studies. Recent presenters include Fumi Okiji, Fred Moten, Chike Jeffers, William Paris, and Sampada Aranke.
- For more information, please contact email@example.com
- Northwestern holds an institutional grant from the Andrew W. Mellon foundation (2017-2021) to support the production of teaching materials and publications aimed at increasing the representation of critical theory in the global south, and better reflecting global initiatives towards the decolonization of critical theory.
- For more information, please contact the grant’s PI, Professor Deutscher
- Jennifer Lackey’s recent research includes work on false confessions, testimonial injustice, eyewitness testimony and other topics related to racialized injustice in the criminal justice system.
- For more information, please visit Professor Lackey’s faculty page
- Cristina Lafont’s book Democracy without Shortcuts (OUP, 2020) engages with cutting-edge work by women and minorities within political philosophy on issues of discrimination, white ignorance, lack of political representation, and minority rights.
- For more information, please visit Professor Lafont’s faculty page
- José Medina’s recent research includes work on social protest, the Black Lives Matter movement, decolonial struggle, epistemic injustice, and epistemic resistance in the criminal justice system. He recently co-edited the volume Theories of the Flesh: Latin-American and US Latina Feminist Theories (Oxford University Press, 2020).
- For more information, please visit Professor Medina’s faculty page
- Gregory Ward co-directs The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN) with Hector Carillo. SPAN funds research by Northwestern faculty members; selects postdoctoral fellows in an international competition; and awards dissertation fellowships, summer research grants, and conference travel support to Northwestern graduate students. SPAN also organizes workshops, brings speakers to campus, and promotes a range of educational activities relating to sexuality studies.
- For more information, please visit https://www.sexualities.northwestern.edu/