The Meridians are a spectrum of research arenas where art and social change work is underway and ripe for future development.

The Meridians are not comprehensive, rather, they serve as arbitrary lines/themes that catalyze in-depth understanding of pressing social issues while encouraging cross-fertilization and holistic approaches to social change projects across sectors and disciplines.

Read short essays describing each Meridian:

Arts & Social ChangeConflict TransformationCritical MediaCultural DiversityDeliberative DemocracyEmpire & Hegemony, Environmental SustainabilityFeminismsFree ExpressionGender & IdentityGlobal EconomyIndigenous CulturesMobility & MigrationNatural Foods & NutritionNature AwarenessOppressionPeace & Pacifism, Philosophy & Critical Studies, Popular CultureProtest & Liberation MovementsPublic HealthPublic Space & CommonsRace & EthnicityRadical EducationRestorative JusticeRights of AnimalsRights of HumansScience & TechnologySexualityShelter & TerritorySpirituality & PsychologyVoices of the Global SouthWork & ClassYouth Activism