The State of (In)Equality: Social Justice Under Siege is the fourth annual interdisciplinary conference presented by Humber College’s School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, in association with the International Festival of Authors. Some emergent themes to be explored at this year’s conference include: pluralistic identities, peace and justice, social construction of difference, gender inequality, eco-feminism and racialization.
Susan N. Herman, President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), will present this year’s keynote address titled “A Republic If You Can Keep It” on October 28 at the Fleck Dance Theatre.
For more information on the conference, visit humber.ca/liberalarts-ifoa.
Presented in partnership with Humber Liberal Arts
Susan N. Herman was elected President of the American Civil Liberties Union in October 2008. She holds a chair as Centennial Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, where she currently teaches courses in Constitutional Law and Criminal Procedure, and seminars on Law and Literature, and Terrorism and Civil Liberties. She writes extensively on constitutional and criminal procedure topics for scholarly and other publications. Her current book, Taking Liberties: The War on Terror and the Erosion of American Democracy, published by Oxford University Press in October 2011, and reissued in an expanded paperback edition in March 2014, is the winner of the 2012 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize.