...In putting the panel together, Director of American Studies Prof. Noliwe Rooks, Africana studies and feminist, gender and sexuality studies, said she wanted students and the public to understand what “conversation as a form of activism looks like.”
With an audience composed of “community groups, high school students, undergraduates and graduate students,” Rooks felt that there was a diverse representation of Ithaca’s academic community.
“I was particularly happy to see the number of students who were here and asked questions. I thought it was a great turnout,” she said.
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