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Social Justice Research Center

314 UW Beta House

1731 Fraternity Row

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3422

Email: sjrc@uwyo.edu

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The Conversation

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Welcome to 'The Conversation'

The Conversation, the blog of the Social Justice Research Center at the University of Wyoming, welcomes guest submissions from members of the community as well as faculty, staff, students,and scholars at the University of Wyoming and beyond. Authors should consider the following before submitting:

Tone: The Conversation should be exactly that: a respectful, engaging space to bring many voices and perspectives to a thoughtful discussion of social justice topics. Submissions considered for posting will uphold the inclusive, respectful, evidence-based, and forward-facing mission of the SJRC and the University of Wyoming. 

Length:submissions to The Conversation should be between 250-750 words. Relevant/appropriate images, video, audio, and other media are welcome for inclusion. 

Style: The Conversation is intended to be engaging, thought-provoking, accessible, and clear, while also discussing academic and research-based concepts. Our audience is a broad, thoughtful, and curious public. 

Themes: posts should share insight and information about a social justice topic, and can take many shapes, including the following -

  • Responses to and reflections on events, conferences, or relevant educational experiences
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  • Discussion and analysis of academic research publications or findings
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  • Reviews, discussion, and analysis of relevant popular media, long-form journalism, books, films, podcasts, etc.
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  • Informational descriptions of recent research, creative activity, scholarship, or upcoming speakers/events

To be considered for posting, please email your submission with authorship information to: sjrc@uwyo.edu 

Why wait? Start your conversation!


NEWS: September 2018

SJRC Launches New Website

The Social Justice Research Center's website re-development committee (Alec Muthig, Kate Muir Welsh, David Macaulay, Wendy Martinez) spent the final months of the spring semester and the summer meeting to fully rebuild a new, revitalized, and more accessible SJRC website (http://www.uwyo.edu/sjrc).  Additional updates are planned soon.  We hope that you enjoy the new site!


NEWS: September 2018

Dr. Emily Monago and Dr. Eric Teman Named Interim Co-Directors of the SJRC

As SJRC Director Dr. Kate Muir Welsh takes sabbatical, Dr. Emily Monago (UW Chief Diversity Officer) and Dr. Eric Temen (UW College of Education, SJRC Advisory Board) have been appointed interim co-directors.  Help us in welcoming the new SJRC leadership!

 Dr. Emily Monago  Dr. Eric Temen


BLOG: Read our archived blog posts

Visit our archive page to read our past blog posts

  • Promise of healthier UW-Wind River Reservation relations for healthier Nations (Dr. Christine Porter)

  • Inspiring the next generation: Women in Engineering (Teddi Freedman)

  • The need to diversify the historical record (Amanda Stow)

  • Common Ground & Title X Funding (Melissa Alexander)

  • Adventure, Appreciation, and Social Justice (Alec Muthig)

  • Open Access: Overcoming the accessibility divide (David Macaulay)

  • In a good way: ethics driven, evidence informed (Dr. Christine Porter)

  • This Year at the Shepard Symposium on Social Justice…

  • Social justice and equitable human flourishing (Alec Muthig)

  • Historical Resources for Social Justice Research (Amanda Stow)

  • Syracuse University Dean Bethaida Gonzalez, President of University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) (Dr. Reed Scull)

Contact Us

Social Justice Research Center

314 UW Beta House

1731 Fraternity Row

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3422

Email: sjrc@uwyo.edu

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Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window)

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