"Spring Showcase 2023" graphic with red poppies

The annual Spring Showcase highlights and celebrates the social justice projects of fall semester HJC students.

This two-day showcase is open to the entire Oxy community and this year will focus on the 2022-23 annual HJC theme of health justice. The event will feature exhibits, performances, presentations, and poster sessions from students in:

  • FYS 2: Envisioning and Enacting Health Justice
  • FYS 27: Performing Disease
  • HIST/LLAS 259: Health on the Move: Migrant and Refugee Resilience
  • MAC 247: Representing Health, Illness and Well-Being Through Storytelling
  • MUSC 200: Music and Disease
  • RELS 120: Flourishing in a World on Fire: Cosmologies of Multispecies Health in the Anthropocene


All sessions held in the Academic Commons

Thursday, March 2 

snacks and beverages on second floor deck

Exhibit Openings, Lobby Area:

4:30-5:30 “Songs of Remembrance” (MUSC 200) - Lobby

4:30-5:30 “Animating Health” – using comics and animation to tell visual histories of health and well-being (MAC 247) - Lobby

4:30-5:30 “How to Live in the Midst of Dying: Climate Change and Human-More-than-Human Relatedness” (RELS 120) - Artist's Alley (corridor to the left of the Lobby)

Performance, third floor, open study area

5:30-6:30 “Spring Breakdown” – using documentary theater to build community in the wake of Covid (FYS 27) - Third floor, open study area

Friday, March 3

snacks and beverages on second floor deck

Presentation, third floor, open study area: 

4:30-5:30 “Reflections on the Clínica Romero Oral History Project” – using oral history as a tool for social justice storytelling (HIST/LLAS 259)

Poster Session, third floor, open study area:

5:30-6:30 “Poster Session: Envisioning and Enacting Health Justice in Our Community” (FYS 2)

Afterparty, Herrick South Lawn:  

6:30-8:00 Afterparty with music by DJ Lily Jade and catering by Cacao Mexicatessen

Contact Humanities for Just Communities