Critical Conversations: Protest and Political Change
October 28 at 7:30pm
Authors in candid, live conversation reflect on the topics that matter most during this unprecedented time. In this discussion, panelists will discuss the impact of protest and its capacity to steer political change. Harold R. Johnson, a Canadian lawyer with a law degree from Harvard University and author of six books, including bestseller Firewater; Akwasi Owusu-Bempah, a faculty member at the University of Toronto and a Senior Fellow at Massey College, and frequent consultant to public and private sector organizations due to his research examining the intersections of race, crime and criminal justice; and David S. Meyer, a professor of sociology and political science at the University of California that has written extensively on social movements and social change will join this discussion. Tune in each day of the Festival to hear new speakers in critical conversation about the topics shaping today’s new world.
Moderator: Dana R. Fisher