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The History of American Political Liberalism and Social Activism

Social activism is a proactive attempt to right the societal wrongs of society through the centralization of marginalized voices through various liberation movements. Social justice work mirrors the myriad of political, economic, social and spiritual ideologies coalescing in various manifestations without one central school of thought dominating discourse. However, political liberalism has melted into social

Natasha Trethewey delivers convocation on poetry and social justice

Natasha Trethewey addresses the chapel. Photo by Luke Payne On Tuesday, Nov. 1, former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Tretheway spoke at Convocation. Professor Hanford opened convocation with Pièce sur des airs populaires flamands by Nadia Boulaner, and Fantasia and Fugue in g minor by Johann Sebastian Bach. After a welcome by President Burstein, Conservatory faculty