In the past week, a controversy has emerged in Communication Studies that highlights the problems that result when expressed commitments to equity do not lead to the changes necessary to embrace structurally marginalized people.
A variety of events are planned for May 21, the day before the opening of the conference, including:
Last month, Jerry Hauser and I attended the annual meeting of the American Council of Learned Societies, where the winners of ACLS fellowships were announced. For the first time (to our knowledge), a member of RSA was a recipient: KJ Rawson, Associate Professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross. Not only that, but he was one of three fellows selected to present his work to the assembled delegates and executive officers.