Loretta Ross

Prominent Activist Loretta Ross to Deliver Commencement Address at Hampshire College

Today, Hampshire College announced that Loretta J. Ross would be the keynote speaker at its 52nd Commencement ceremony. For more than 40 years, Ross has been a prominent public intellect, activist, and scholar. Her work centers on women’s rights, human rights, and reproductive justice—a term she is credited with co-creating. During the academic year 2017–18, Ross held a one-year appointment as visiting associate professor in women’s studies at Hampshire, teaching the course White Supremacy in the Age of Trump. She currently teaches about the call-out culture and white supremacy at Smith College, where she has served as activist-in-residence.
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Loretta Ross to present 'Calling in the Calling Out Culture'

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging will welcome a national activist and scholar as part of programming related to Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Loretta Ross, professor at Smith College, will present “Calling in the Calling Out Culture” for an online lecture at 11 a.m. Jan. 20.

Activist Loretta Ross urges productive conversations over cancel culture at Penn event

Activist, public intellectual, and Smith College professor Loretta Ross discussed advocating for justice and navigating cancel culture at a virtual Penn event on Wednesday evening. The event, titled “Calling in the Calling Out Culture — A Dialogue with Loretta Ross,” explored Ross’s philosophy of standing against injustice with an approach...

Calling in the Calling Out Culture, A dialogue with Loretta Ross – Oct 27

Loretta Ross is progressive, a feminist, an educator and a social activist of great accomplishment. But she is worried that many of her fellow progressives have somewhat lost their way in how they advocate for justice. That’s why she’s been crisscrossing the land to offer her alternative to calling out/cancel culture: “Calling in,” or the art of opening closed minds through listening, patience and understanding.