A Faculty-Student Symposium on Teaching/Talking About Race


Friday, Oct. 28th, 2016
10:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Stafford Hall, Rm 110

Presenters include:
Dr. Simone James Alexander, English
Dr. Larry Greene, History
Dr. Vanessa May, History
Student Panelists:
Taylor Key
Marcellis Counts
Kylem Spence
Mildred Antenor, English

This symposium will bring together faculty and students to talk about a variety of matters related to the teaching of race as well as larger issues of race/racial diversity at Seton Hall. The morning session will be focused on the classroom experience; panelists will engage such questions as how they teach about race/invite discussions about race in their classes, what’s it’s like to be a student of color at Seton Hall, and the challenges and issues of teaching/talking about race in the classroom. The afternoon session will engage larger, institutional questions, such as curricular diversity beyond individual classes, faculty/student diversity on campus, and resources available/needed for encouraging and promoting conversations about race on campus. The symposium will be interactive, encouraging open discussion and inviting diverse viewpoints.

Symposium Schedule

10:00 – 11:30: Teaching/Talking Race in the Classroom
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 2:00 Institutional Perspectives/Issues

Register here: https://events.shu.edu/event/cfd-symposium-on-teaching-race/

Center for Faculty Development: http://www.shu.edu/faculty-development/

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