Joan Carling, Weissberg Chair Residency
March 16 - 21, 2020
Weissberg Chairs contribute new perspectives to the teaching and learning taking place on the Beloit College campus and typically spend from one week to 10 days in residence.
Joan Carling’s keynote address will be on Friday, March 20, 7:30 pm, in the Weissberg Auditorium, Powerhouse
Joan Carling is an award-winning indigenous rights activist and environmental defender from the Philippines. She has been defending land rights from grassroots to international levels for more than 20 years. Her main concerns include protection of land rights of indigenous peoples, ensuring sustainable development of natural resources and upholding human rights of marginalized people.
Human rights activist and environmentalist who has defended the rights of native and marginalized peoples for over two decades