Panel Discussion

Tradeoffs of Working within a Political System from Activist Scholars

Join us Thursday, April 7, at 1:00 pm for a panel discussion. The Society and Protest Workshop continues its exploration of insider-outsider strategies of activism, mobilization, and political engagement with a panel discussion of three activist-scholars who have worked to bring political change in their communities.


Hisham Bustani is an activist and award-winning author from Amman Jordan who has published five collections (among numerous other publications) of short-fiction and poetry. His most recent collection is The Monotonous Chaos of Existence (Mason Jar Press, 2022).

Stephanie Guilloud is an activist and Co-Director of Project South, a leadership development organization based in Atlanta, GA, that creates spaces for movement building. She is author of two anthologies, including Through the Eyes of the Judged: Autobiographical Sketches by Incarcerated Young Men (Gateway, 2001).

Fred Bauma is a Congolese pro-democracy leader and founder of the youth group LUCHA, which advocates for nonviolent, community-level change and government reform in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


Jillian Schwedler, Professor of Political Science, Hunter College and the Graduate Center

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