Video of Faculty Panel Discussion on the Future University Community

photo of panelists Martha Jones, Terrence McDonald and Ruby Tapia
Panelists Martha Jones, Terrence McDonald and Ruby Tapia
Date: 
02/02/2017
photo of panelists Martha Jones, Terrence McDonald and Ruby Tapia
Panelists Martha Jones, Terrence McDonald and Ruby Tapia

Our Future University Community: Reflections on Justices Susanne Baer and Sonia Sotomayor's Remarks 

This panel discussion followed the University of Michigan's January 30th bicentennial colloquium titled "The Future University Community," featuring German Justice Susanne Baer and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

In this follow-up conversation, three faculty members discussed how the University of Michigan can resurrect, revive, or otherwise reinvigorate its lofty mission.

Panelists: 

  • Martha S. Jones, Presidential Bicentennial Professor, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Professor of History, Afroamerican and African Studies, and Adjunct Professor of Law 
  • Terrence McDonald, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Professor of History; Director, Bentley Historical Library; former Dean, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Ruby Tapia, Associate Professor of English Language and Literature and Women's Studies
  • Moderator: Anna Kirkland, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Associate Professor of Women's Studies and Political Science; Associate Director, Institute for Research on Women & Gender

The panel discussion took place on February 2, 2017 in the Michigan League Ballroom. Video by Michigan Media.

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