Dr. Connie Wun and Pitt Education's Dr. Sabina Vaught will discuss community organizing, scholarship, and intersectionality. Dr. Wun will share her experiences writing and publishing about anti-Blackness, schools, and violence through an intersectional framework. Dr. Wun will also speak to the recent femicidal violence against Asian womxn in the U.S. Our school issued a response on the violence that, among other things, calls on us to engage in the work of witnessing, solidarity, and study. The response can be found at cue.pitt.edu.
>> The featured reading and video can be found here: https://www.cue.pitt.edu/event/spring-2021-lunch-learn-series
Meet the Speaker: Connie Wun, PhD is a co-founder of AAPI Women Lead. She also leads national research projects on race, gender and violence. Dr. Wun is a 2020 Soros Justice Fellow and has received numerous awards including National Science Foundation fellowship. Her research has been published in academic journals, anthologies and online platforms. She is also a former high school teacher, college educator, and sexual assault counselor.