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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Multicultural Learning Fellowship

 

The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) invites applications for a number of Multicultural Learning Fellowships to support undergraduate student research or community organizing and service. We encourage students and faculty mentors who are interested in the intersections of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, ability, etc. to apply for funding up to $1,000. 

This is a rolling due-date, so please disregard the date posted in the brochure. 

Please refer to attached brochure for more details. 

 

 

Monday, April 03, 2017

CME Faculty Fellowship Program

 

In Fall 2017, the Center for Multicultural Education launched the CME Faculty Fellowship Program, supported by the Engaged Learning Transformation Fund. 

The fellowship cohort consists of these proud members:

Dr. Geoffrey Adelsberg, Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Sara Collas, Lecturer of Ethnic Studies

Dr. Carolyn Field, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Dr. Sayeeda Mamoon, Professor of French

Dr. Ernise Williams, Assistant Professor of Nursing

Facilitated by Dr. Huining Ouyang, Professor of English, 2017 Fellows engage in pedagogical inquiries in teaching race and ethnicity and their intersections with other salient social identities.

 

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Transracial Adoptee Panel

Transracial adoption is a topic that has been debated for many years, especially as it pertains to white parents raising children of color. 

Hear the important and unique perspectives of three transracial adoptees: Johanna Heineman-Pieper, Felicia Carlson and Andrea Clark-Johnson. 

This event is free and open to the community. Each panelist will share information about their individual history and experiences growing up as a transracial adoptee. We will also discuss strategies that their white parents did that were helpful in their racial identity development as well as circumstances that hindered their racial identity development. This event will focus on the experiences and truths of the panelists. 

There will be time for Q&A and reflections. 

Please click the link above for our full flyer!

 

Friday, March 24, 2017

Faculty Roundtable: Teaching Social Justice in the Era of Trump

Friday, March 31, 2017

In this roundtable session, discussants from diverse demographics and disciplines will each share a "teachable moment" in their class, reflect on their experiences of teaching such moments, and engage session participants in a conversation about the challenges and strategies in teaching social justice in the era of Trump. 

Please click the link above for our full flyer!

 

Monday, March 20, 2017

Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights

Film Screening and Discussion

The Washburn Heritage Room, Edgewood College: March 27, 2017 at 10am-12pm

A film by Nevline Nnaji, USA, 2013, 81 minutes

Where do black women activists fit into the epochal struggles for equality and liberation during the 1960s and 70s? This feature-length documentary unearths the story of black women’s political marginalization—between the male-dominated Black Power movement and second wave feminism, which was largely white and middle class—showing how each failed to recognize black women’s overlapping racial and gender identities.

Archival footage and in-depth interviews with former members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), SNCC’s Black Women’s Liberation Committee, the Black Panther Party, Third World Women’s Alliance, and the National Black Women’s Feminist Organization reveal how black women mobilized, fought for recognition, and raised awareness of how sexism and class issues affected women of color within and outside The Black Power Movement and mainstream feminism. Prominently featured activists include Frances Beale, Angela Davis, Kola Boof, Nikki Giovanni, Rosemari Mealy, Judy Richardson, Gwendolyn Simmons, Deborah Singletary, and Eugenia Wiltshire.

The screening is open and free to the public. Refreshments and light snacks will be served

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