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Teach-In on Charlottesville Events

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, an interdisciplinary panel of Syracuse professors met to start a conversation on racism, including anti-semitism  and white privilege based on the events in Charlottesville, Virginia the summer of 2017. The Teach-in was initiated by Dr. Kishi Animashaun-Ducre, African American Studies and was scheduled and facilitated by Dr. Amy Lutz, Sociology.  The speakers were:

  • Zachary Braiterman, associate professor of religion and director of Jewish studies in A&S;
  • Kathleen Feyh, assistant teaching professor of communication and rhetorical studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts;
  • Biko Mandela Gray, assistant professor of religion in A&S;
  • Margaret Thompson, associate professor of history and political science in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and in A&S; and
  • Meina Yates-Richard, assistant professor of English in A&S.

This guide includes resources in support of the October 3rd Teach-in, including links to curriculum guides, books, and databases owned and subscribed by Syracuse University Libraries as well as links to a couple of YouTube videos on the issue.

This is a fluid document and can be updated by the author, Bonnie Ryan. If you have suggestions to add to this research guide, Please feel free to contact me:


Suggested Books...

Photo of Charlottesville riot at University of Virginia

Organizations to Reach Out To

Videos to Watch!

Please note that these links are unstable and may disappear.
See other videos through streaming databases such as:

Databases for Access to Journal Articles


Bonnie Ryan: Guide Author

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