Let’s Get Critical: Problematizing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Work

Friday, October 23, 20203:00AM - Friday, October 23, 20204:30PM

Fridays@CAFE

Let's Get Critical: Problematizing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Work

Two-Part Series

Facilitators: Erica Brown-Meredith, Assistant Professor of Social Work; Evan Long, Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of Education

Dates: Friday, October 23, 3:00-4:30pm

Register for October 23 @ https://forms.gle/kuuWYzWL8LRvN8ex7

 

This workshop series is designed for equity-minded faculty seeking intellectual discourse on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. It targets individuals who may already possess some degree of critical consciousness, are already engaging students in some DEI work, and are looking to move beyond introductory conversations on social justice issues.

 

Participants in this workshop will explore issues and perspectives from a variety of critical lenses including critical feminists/womanists, critical race theorists, queer theorists, and critical pedagogues. They will work together to problematize and re-problematize key concepts that arise. Participants will explore logistical, as well as ideological, impediments that can hinder authentic DEI work. They will explore vignettes and tips from others in the field working to overcome such challenges in their own unique contexts.


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