Social Justice Lecture Series

Public defender Brandy Alexander at her client's arraignment in Clayton County Court in 2013The Social Justice Lecture Series is an initiative jointly sponsored by the African American Studies Program, the Department of Criminal Justice, and the College of Arts & Sciences. The goals of the series include:

  • introducing a variety of social justice topics to the University
    and Birmingham communities
  • focusing attention on these topics
  • challenging common assumptions about social justice while fostering critical thinking of social justice issues

The series will bring to the UAB campus extraordinary men and women who have risked everything in their single-minded pursuit of social justice.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.