Published: Jan. 28, 2021

Be a part of a virtual interdisciplinary conference organized to share ideas about activisms in the COVID era—AND win a $250 scholarship!

WHAT: Seven-minute lightning talks.

WHEN: March 25, 3:30-5pm, ZOOM

WHY: Inspire the CU Community and more. CLAS Interdisciplinary faculty and CU Denver want to hear from you.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 5:00 PM (MST) February 26th, 2021

Six speakers will be selected to give a flash presentation on what activisms are or have become meaningful for them overthe last year. Presentations must be no longer than seven minutes. Slides and visual aids are optional.

Question/answer and discussion forum to follow moderated by two CLAS graduate students.

For questions, please reach out to Dr. Lorna Hutchison.

Submit your Activism/Activision Proposal Now


Proposal Information

  • must be a maximum 200 words 
  • describe the type of activism or vision you have for social change
  • identify why it is important to you and how it impacts people, policies, and/or places

Proposals will demonstrate an interdisciplinary approach to social justice engagement—intellectual, artistic, or active—that you have created, conducted, or imagined for a better future.

Topics may include but are not limited to...

  • racial justice
  • housing or food security
  • environmental justice
  • immigrant rights
  • LGBTQIA+ rights
  • women’s rights
  • disability rights
  • healthcare and health equity

All CLAS undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to submit!

Questions, please reach out to Dr. Lorna Hutchison.