Lethal Intersections: Safety, Security, and Youth
A virtual seminar
Wednesday, September 27, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Patricia Hill Collins, Distinguished University Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland
Expert Discussant: Dr. Maleeka Glover, Executive Director of Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation (WCAPS)
Dr. Patricia Hill Collins will share insights from her forthcoming book, Lethal Intersections: Race, Gender, and Violence. Using the experiences of American youth, she will examine how intersectional approaches can be used to analyze and address violence as a social problem. Her presentation will discuss the complex power dynamics of race, gender, class, and sexuality that organize violence at varying levels of society, and how these dynamics shape how young people experience and perceive safety and security.