Written by Chris Herman
Willimantic, CT. - Art Munin, well known activist, author and educator in student advocacy and student conduct, will speak at Eastern Connecticut State University from 3-4 p.m. on Sept. 28 in the Student Center Theatre. Munin's lecture will address issues of privilege and diversity in higher education. The public is invited. Admission is free.
Munin, professor and assistant dean of students at DePaul University, has taught and lectured on such topics as leadership ethics, social justice, the nature of privilege, oppression, racism and social justice movements. He also explores the concept of white privilege and its effect on history. Munin believes that educating college students on diversity and social justice can lead to a society with a more increased attention on movements involving ethical social messages.
Munin has co-authored chapters in the books "Handbook for Student Leadership Development" and "When Minorities are Strongly Encouraged to Apply." He is currently writing a book titled "Color by Number: The Facts and Stats on Children and Racism." For more information on Munin's books and lectures visit www.artmunin.com.