Lunch and Dialogue: Race in American Thought Part of the Difficult Dialogues Initiative Facilitated by Meg Griffiths and Tierra L. Marshall Bi-weekly Tuesdays, October 28, November 14, and November 28, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Power of Questions: Inquiry with Impact (staff/faculty workshop) Part of the Difficult Dialogues Initiative Facilitated by Essential Partners Wednesday, January 11, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. RSVP to email@example.com
Facilitating Constructive Conversations (student workshop) Part of the Difficult Dialogues Initiative Facilitated by Essential Partners Thursday, January 12 - Friday, January 13, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
(Re)NewA small group Bible study on faith, justice, and transforming enemies into friends Small groups will meet at dates, times, and locations conducive to the participants throughout the spring semester.Contact Tierra Marshall at x2889 or Bob Pfunder at x1770 for questions or click here to RSVP.
Why are Good People Divided by Politics and Religion? A lunch reading group on The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt. Thursday, February 16, Tuesday, February 21, and Tuesday, February 28, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. RSVP to email@example.com by Friday, February 3 to receive a copy of the book.
Six Views on Catholic & Dominican Identity and Contemporary Approaches to Diversity Part of the Difficult Dialogues Initiative Wednesday, February 15, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Inclusive Excellence Teach-in Part of the Inclusive Excellence Initiative with Tia Brown McNair, Ph.D., vice president of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success, Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) Wednesday, April 19, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Moore Hall IIIRSVP to email@example.com
Beyond Cynicism and Good Intentions: The Centrality of Anti-Racist Movements in the Struggle for JusticeMonday, March 27, 4:30 p.m, Moore Hall III
A lecture and Q&A with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, Winner of the 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction, and Assistant Professor of History/University of Florida. This event is co-sponsored by American Studies, Black Studies, the Center for Teaching Excellence, the Center for Engaged Learning, the Feinstein Institute, Global Studies, History, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholars Program, the Office of Cultural Education, the Office of Student Activities & Cultural Programs, Political Science, the School of Professional Studies, and Sociology
Teaching Orlando: Homophobia and Islamophobia in Post-Orlando America with Dr. Sa’ed Atshan, Visiting Assistant Professor of Peace & Conflict Studies, Swarthmore College
Trigger Warnings, Microaggressions, Free Speech, and Academic Freedom with Greg Lukianoff, President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). Moderated by Anthony Rodriguez, assistant professor of Elementary and Special Education.
Engaging One Another Well (part of the Difficult Dialogues Initiative)
Faithful Citizenship Amidst Polarized Politics with Julie Hanlon Rubio, Ph.D., Professor of Christian Ethics, St. Louis University
Understanding the Impact of Loneliness and Belonging at Work with Deirdre Snyder, Ph.D., assistant professor of management, Providence College
Community Conversation on Strategic Diversity Initiatives with Rev. Brian J. Shanley O.P.' 80 and Rafael A. Zapata
The Vision and Practice of Inclusive Excellence in Higher Education with Shirley Collado, Ph.D., executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer, Rutgers University
The American Dream, Income Inequality, and Pope Francis: A Community Conversation (part of the Difficult Dialogues Initiative)
Civil Society in Latin America with Guillermo Correa, the founding executive director of the national platform of NGOs in Argentina and the Argentine Network for International Cooperation (RACI)
Understanding Implicit Stereotypes and their Impact on Inclusion with Saaid Mendoza, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology, Providence College
Wrestling with America’s Racial Heritage: A Community Conversation (part of the Difficult Dialogues Initiative)
Beyond the Abortion Wars: A Way Forward for a New Generation (part of the Difficult Dialogues Initiative) with Charles Camosy, associate professor of Christian Ethics, Fordham University
Building Community Across Differences (part of the Difficult Dialogues Initiative)
From Selma to Ferguson: The Black Freedom Struggle & the Redemption of US Democracy, lecture with Q&A with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch