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The Center for the Study of Social Justice

The Center for the Study of Social Justice (CSSJ) facilitates interdisciplinary research in areas of inquiry that inform scholars and policy makers about what is fair, equitable, and beneficial for people. Toward that end, the Center offers a forum for faculty and graduate students to share their expertise, collaborate on research projects, and disseminate their work to a broader audience. CSSJ fosters research and teaching related to social justice beyond the boundaries of individual departments and colleges at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. More than 65 UTK faculty members from 22 Departments in seven Colleges are affiliated with the Center as research fellows. CSSJ Fellows recognize the importance of bridging disciplinary boundaries in order to generate science-based solutions to everyday problems. The CSSJ is divided into 16 divisions dedicated to some of the most pressing social problems facing our world. The Center promotes path-breaking insights and new forms of collaboration that advance social justice research and theory.


ANNOUNCEMENTS:  UPCOMING EVENTS


March 9. 2020

BOOK LAUNCH PANEL DISCUSSION
Jon Shefner and Cory Blad:
WHY AUSTERITY PERSISTS

Book Launch Panel Discussion on
Jon Shefner & Cory Blad
Why Austerity Persists

 

I-House Great Room 
Monday March 9, 2020, 3:30 – 5:00 pm
(reception 5:00 to 6:00 pm)
Speakers:
Jon Shefner, Paul Gellert, Trish Redeker Hepner, Raja Swamy
Presider: Harry Dahms


March 27. 2020

POSTPONED!

APOCALYPSE, POPULISM, CRITIQUE:
An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Friday, March 27, 2020, 10:00 a.m.- 5:30 pm
Great Room, International House

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