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2019 Summer Dialogues On Activism

Summer 2019 Dialogues for Activism

DFA

Dialogues For Activism

Dialogues for Activism (DfA) seek to nurture discussions and communities dedicated to critical challenges of social change.

Each session will be organized around three presenters – usually two activists and a scholar -- who will each introduce who they are, what work they do, and why they do it.

Moderators will introduce speakers, ask follow-up questions of panelists, and encourage community discussion.

Presenters will speak for 5-10 minutes each, followed by questions from the moderator for 5-10 minutes, followed by questions and discussion with the community. The more time there is for audience discussion the better.

MC / Greeters will call sessions to order with a two-minute overview of intentions and introduce moderators. The MC / Greeter will sit with the audience.

#MeToo
LBJ Museum of San Marcos
Friday, June 7, 9:00 am

 

9:00 am Coffee and croissants
9:30-10:45 #MeToo Activism Panel
 

  • Emcee: Najha Marshall, President, Pan-African Action Committee, TXST
  • Panel Moderator: Anne Halsey, Trustee, San Marcos Consolidated ISD
  • Activist: Karen Muñoz, Mano Amiga
  • Practitioner: Rep. Erin Zwiener (Dist. 45)
  • Scholar: Skyller Walkes, Ph.D., Office of Disability Services, TXST


11:00-12:20 PM
Confronting Sexism, Deliberative Dialogue Workshop

Emcee: Kelsey Banton, Health Promotion Specialist, Men Against Violence, TXST
Workshop Moderator: Anne Halsey
Group Facilitators: Kelsey Banton; Karen Muñoz; Megan Osborne, Prevention

Poverty and Debt
LBJ Museum of San Marcos

Friday, June 14, 9:00 am
 

9:00 am Coffee and croissants
9:30-10:45 am Poverty and Debt Activism Panel
  • Emcee: Diann McCabe, MFA, Honors College (Retired)
  • Panel Moderator: Faylita Hicks, Mano Amiga, Arrondi Creative Productions
  • Activist: Yunuen Alvarado, SCOPE, TXST
  • Practitioner: Carole Belver, Exec. Dir., Community Action, Inc. of Central Texas
  • Scholar: Scott Bowman, Ph.D., Criminal Justice, TXST

11:00-12:20 PM
Student Loan Debt Relief, Deliberative Dialogue Workshop

Workshop Moderator: Carole Belver
Group Facilitators: Jo Ann Carson; Tomas Diaz de Leon; Jenn Garcia, MA, Philosophy, TXST ; Diann McCabe.
 

Mental Health
LBJ Museum of San Marcos
Friday, June 21, 9:00 am

 
9:00 am Coffee and croissants
9:30-10:45 Mental Health Activism Panel
 
  • Emcee: Jon Lasser, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and Sponsored Programs, College of Education, TXST
  • Panel Moderato: Alex Mylius, Community Action, Inc. of Central Texas
  • Activist: Brandon L. Beck, Ph.D., The General Convention of The Episcopal Church's Task Force on Ministry to Individuals with Mental Illness
  • Practitioner: Sgt. Carl Spriegel, Daytime Support Services, San Marcos Police Department
  • Scholar: Toni Watt, Ph.D., Sociology, TXST

11:00-12:20 PM
Community Mental Health, Deliberative Dialogue Workshop

Emcee: Sarah Mitschke, San Marcos Mental Health Project, Design for America Workshop
Moderator: Alex Mylius
Group Facilitators: Brandon L. Beck, Jon Lasser

Dialogues for Activism - #DFATXST

Sponsored by:
The Common Experience, TXST
Honors College, TXST
@justicetalktxst
LBJ Museum of San Marcos
Mano Amiga, San Marcos
Philosophy Dept., TXST
Philosophy Dialogue Series, TXST
San Marcos Cinema Club

Live Tweet the Dialogues! Use #DFATXST
and follow along @JusticeTalkTXST


 

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Location:
LBJ Museum of San Marcos
131 N Guadalupe St, San Marcos, TX 78666
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Greg Moses, rm95@txstate.edu.
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, TXST, @justicetalktxst, LBJ Museum of San Marcos Mano Amiga San Marcos, Philosophy Dept., TXST, Philosophy Dialogue Series, TXST, and the San Marcos Cinema Club
Facebook Event, Philosophy, TXST:
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9:00 am Coffee and croissants
9:30-10:45 #metoo Activism Panel

Panel Moderator: Anne Halsey, Trustee, San Marcos Consolidated ISD
Activist: Karen Muñoz, Mano Amiga
Practitioner: Rep. Erin Zwiener (Dist. 45)
Scholar: Skyler Walkes, Ph.D., Office of Disability Services, TXST

11:00-12:20 Confronting Sexism, Deliberative Dialogue Workshop

Workshop Moderator: Anne Halsey

Guidelines for Panels
Each panel will have a (i) panel moderator, (ii) first activist, (iii) practitioner or second activist, and (iv) scholar.

• Emcee will very briefly (2-3 mins.) share the intention of the event, welcome the audience, introduce the Panel Moderator, and then sit with the audience.
• The Panel Moderator will greet the audience, introduce themselves, and pass the mic to panelists:
• Panelists will introduce themselves and briefly introduce how they frame the issue at hand (5-7 mins.)
• Moderator will ask follow-up questions of the panel, then (after no more than 45 mins.) invite audience questions.

Guidelines for Deliberative Dialogue Workshops
Each deliberative dialogue workshop will have a (i) workshop moderator and (ii) two or three group facilitators.

• Chairs will be circled into small groups.
• A Group Facilitator will be designated for each group.
• Each group will designate a Scribe/Recorder.
• Emcee will very briefly (2-3 mins.) share the intention of the event, welcome the audience, introduce the Workshop Moderator, and then sit with one of the groups.
• Workshop Moderator will distribute handout with discussion questions to Group Facilitators.
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Location:
Comal 116; 116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
June 10
Disability, Lived and Represented
Rebecca Raphael (Philosophy)
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Location:
Comal 116; 116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy
June 12
Truth and Neuro-Atypical Speech
Lindsey Brinkman and Kyle Kirshbom (philosophy students)
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Location:
LBJ Museum of San Marcos
131 N Guadalupe St, San Marcos, TX 78666
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Greg Moses, rm95@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, TXST, @justicetalktxst, LBJ Museum of San Marcos Mano Amiga San Marcos, Philosophy Dept., TXST, Philosophy Dialogue Series, TXST, and the San Marcos Cinema Club
June 14, 2019: Poverty and Debt

Facebook Event, Philosophy, TXST:
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9:00 am Coffee and croissants
9:30-10:45 Poverty and Debt Activism Panel

Emcee: Diann McCabe, MFA, Honors College (Retired)

Panel Moderator: Faylita Hicks, Mano Amiga, Arrondi Creative Productions

Activist: Yunuen Alvarado, SCOPE, TXST

Practitioner: Carole Belver, Exec. Dir., Community Action, Inc. of Central Texas

Scholar: Scott Bowman, Ph.D., Criminal Justice, TXST

11:00-12:20 Student Loan Debt Relief, Deliberative Dialogue Workshop

Workshop Moderator: Carole Belver
Group Facilitators: Jo Ann Carson, Tomas Diaz de Leon, Diann McCabe.


Guidelines for Panels
Each panel will have a (i) panel moderator, (ii) first activist, (iii) practitioner or second activist, and (iv) scholar.
  • Emcee will very briefly (2-3 mins.) share the intention of the event, welcome the audience, introduce the Panel Moderator, and then sit with the audience.
  • The Panel Moderator will greet the audience, introduce themselves, and pass the mic to panelists:
  •  Panelists will introduce themselves and briefly introduce how they frame the issue at hand (5-7 mins.)
  •  Moderator will ask follow-up questions of the panel, then (after no more than 45 mins.) invite audience questions.

Guidelines for Deliberative Dialogue Workshops
Each deliberative dialogue workshop will have a (i) workshop moderator and (ii) two or three group facilitators.
  •  Chairs will be circled into small groups.
  •  A Group Facilitator will be designated for each group.
  •  Each group will designate a Scribe/Recorder.
  •  Emcee will very briefly (2-3 mins.) share the intention of the event, welcome the audience, introduce the Workshop Moderator, and then sit with one of the groups.
  • Workshop Moderator will distribute handouts with discussion questions to Group Facilitators.
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more about event

Location:
Comal 116; 116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512245-2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy
June 14
Ethics of Genetic Engineering
Tristan Carroll and Britain MacKenzie (philosophy students)
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Location:
Comal 116; 116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy
June 17       
What Is a Border?
Tijman Buddingh and Bailey Jacobs (philosophy students)
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Location:
Comal 116; 116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy
June 19          
Does Social Media Undermine Human Agency?
Brenna Lyles (philosophy student) and Annalisa Turner (MAAPE student)

If you require an accommodation due to a disability, contact the Department of Philosophy at 512-245-2285.
Accommodation requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance of the program start time to ensure availability.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus.
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more about event

Location:
Comal 116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy
June 20        
Will Democracy Survive Big Data and AI?
Joseph McAden (philosophy student) and Evan Bennet (MFA student)

If you require an accommodation due to a disability, contact the Department of Philosophy at 512-245-2285.
Accommodation requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance of the program start time to ensure availability.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus.
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more about event
Location:
LBJ Museum of San Marcos
131 N Guadalupe St, San Marcos, TX 78666
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Greg Moses, rm95@txstate.edu.
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, TXST, @justicetalktxst, LBJ Museum of San Marcos Mano Amiga San Marcos, Philosophy Dept., TXST, Philosophy Dialogue Series, TXST, and the San Marcos Cinema Club
June 21, 2019: Mental Health

Facebook Event, Philosophy, TXST:
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9:00 am Coffee and croissants
9:30-10:45 Mental Health Activism Panel


Panel Moderator: Alex Mylius, Community Action, Inc. of Central Texas

Activist: Brandon L. Beck, Ph.D., The General Convention of The Episcopal Church's Task Force on Ministry to Individuals with Mental Illness

Practitioner: Sgt. Carl Spriegel, Daytime Support Services, San Marcos Police Department

Scholar: Toni Watt, Ph.D., Sociology, TXST

11:00-12:20 Community Mental Health, Deliberative Dialogue Workshop


Workshop Moderator: Alex Mylius
Group Facilitators: Brandon L. Beck

Guidelines for Panels
Each panel will have a (i) panel moderator, (ii) first activist, (iii) practitioner or second activist, and (iv) scholar.
  • Emcee will very briefly (2-3 mins.) share the intention of the event, welcome the audience, introduce the Panel Moderator, and then sit with the audience.
  •  The Panel Moderator will greet the audience, introduce themselves, and pass the mic to panelists:
  •  Panelists will introduce themselves and briefly introduce how they frame the issue at hand (5-7 mins.)
  •  Moderator will ask follow-up questions of the panel, then  invite audience questions.

Guidelines for Deliberative Dialogue Workshops
Each deliberative dialogue workshop will have a (i) workshop moderator and (ii) two or three group facilitators.
  • Chairs will be circled into small groups.
  •  A Group Facilitator will be designated for each group.
  •  Each group will designate a Scribe/Recorder.
  •  Emcee will very briefly (2-3 mins.) share the intention of the event, welcome the audience, introduce the Workshop Moderator, and then sit with one of the groups.
  • Workshop Moderator will distribute handouts with discussion questions to Group Facilitators.
Click here for more information
more about event