UI Collaboration Event (Michelle Goodwin)
Race, Poverty, and Reproductive Justice beyond Abortion: A Conversation with Professor Michele Goodwin (Webinar/Zoom) hosted by The Diversity Center (UIS), The Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (UIUC), and the African American Cultural Center (UIC). 4-6pm.
Michele Bratcher Goodwin is a Chancellor’s Professor at the University of California, Irvine and founding director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy. She is credited with helping to establish and shape the health law field. Professor Goodwin is an internationally recognized voice on women’s rights, reproductive health, healthy policy, and constitutional law and lectures worldwide on matters relating to the exploitation of women and girls. A prolific author, her most recent book Policing the Womb: Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood sheds light on the rising state regulation of pregnancy and criminalization of women.
- 30-min virtual Q&A with student leaders and other key campus stakeholders at 4pm CST
- 60-min virtual system-wide talk at 5pm CST