Date(s) - 10/11/2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The lecture, titled, “Towards a Radical Ethic of Care: Building Inclusive and Equitable Communities,” will be delivered in the College Theater (Room 1305) at the main campus at 300 Campus Drive in Parkersburg, and streamed to Room 113 at the Jackson County Center in Ripley.
Johnson is an experienced student affairs administrator and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Student Affairs in Higher Education program at Miami University (Ohio). Johnson’s personal gender identity is non-binary, meaning neither male nor female. (The pronouns for reference to Johnson are “they, them, their.”) Their doctoral research focuses upon the non-binary college student’s experience. They will discuss personal efforts and practices to build and sustain inclusive and equitable communities through a radical ethic of care.
This educational presentation is designed to increase awareness and understanding about the intriguing topic of gender identity as it relates to building inclusive communities. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the WVUP Social Justice Committee in recognition of National Coming Out Day.