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Tuesday, 09 Nov 2021

Webinar, Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Nov 09, 2021

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussions around controversial issues, including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.

Thursday, 11 Nov 2021

Lecture: What Race Is, What It Is Not, and Why It Matters

Nov 11, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Webex

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Race" as we use it is not a biological category. Nor is there a "natural" explanation for why race relations are often difficult, but there are lots of interesting social, political, psychological, and historical ones. Agustin Fuentes is a Professor of Anthropology at Princeton University researching human evolution, multispecies anthropology, and structures of race and racism.