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 ~Please Note:  All workshops are led by Dr. Kristi Brian and the co-facilitators listed below. Unless otherwise noted, workshops are open to all Students, Staff and Faculty. For a full description and to register, CLICK HERE.~

SEPTEMBER

Can We Talk? The Labels and Language of Social Identities
(Co-facilitated by Prof. Adé Ofunniyin, Anthropology and African American Studies; Dr. Kristi Brian)

Date:  Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Time:  11 — 12:30 p.m.
Location:  Stern Center, Rm.  205

Faculty Roundtable: “Staying Present” in the Face of Conflict
Featured Faculty: Reba Parker (Recipient of the Distinguished CofC Adjunct Faculty Award, Sociology)

Date:  Wednesday, September 19, 2014
Time:  12 —1:30 p.m.
Location:  Stern Center, Rm. 205

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing 
(Co-facilitated by Marla Robertson, Business Affairs; Drisana McDaniel, CofC Alumna; Dr. Kristi Brian)

Date:  Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time:  2 —3:30 p.m.
Location:  EHHP Alumni Center — 86 Wentworth St.

Faculty Roundtable: Using the Avery Archives for Class Projects: Not for Historians ONLY
Featured Faculty: Georgette Mayo (Processing Archivist) and Aaron Spelbring (Manager of Archival Services)

Date:  Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time:  12:10 — 1:40 p.m.
Location:  Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, 125 Bull St.

OCTOBER

DIVERSITY WEEK

October  6-10, 2014

“Making Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice a Reality”

Diversity Week Opening Program: America’s  Immigration Dilemma
Speaker:  Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author & Journalist

Date:  Monday, October 6, 2014
Time:  5 p.m.
Location:  Theodore S. Stern Student Center Ballroom

The Social Justice Action Forum (SJAF) Student Workshop
Date:  Thursday, October 9, 2014
Time:  4—7 p.m.
Location: EHHP Alumni Center — 86 Wentworth St. 

Faculty Roundtable: Media, Learning, and Sites of Possibility
Date:  Friday, October 10, 2014
Time:  12 — 1:30 p.m.
Location:  Stern Center, Rm. 205

Diversity Week Finale
Date:  Friday, October 10, 2014
Time:  6 p.m.
Location: Theodore S. Stern  Student Center Ballroom

These events are free and open to the public.  Look for a complete list of events on our website,  Diversity.cofc.edu after September 26th .

Benefits and Blunders of Blending In: Inclusive Language and Disability Awareness
(Co-facilitated by Lisa L. Christian, Support Coordinator REACH Program; Dr. Kristi Brian)

Date:  Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time:  2 — 3:30 p.m.
Location:  Stern Center, Rm. 205

The Stories We Tell: Crafting Critical Narratives for Social Change
(Co-facilitated by Prof. Joy Vandervort-Cobb, Theatre; Dr. Kristi Brian)

Date:  Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time:  3 — 4:30 p.m.
Location:  RSS, Rm.  252

 

NOVEMBER

Faculty Roundtable: “Intellectual Rigor” and “Student Engagement” are not Mutually Exclusive Terms
Featured Faculty: Conseula Francis (English/African American Studies)

Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014
Time:  12:10 — 1:40 p.m.
Location:  EHHP Alumni Center — 86 Wentworth St.

Diversity Division of the Year Award
Date:  Friday, November 7, 2014
Time:  11:30 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Location:  Stern Center, Rm. 205

In Recognition of Native American Heritage Month 
OID’s Signature Speaker Series: Creating a Multicultural Democracy: Religion, Culture and Identity in America
Speaker:  Winona LaDuke, Environmentalist & Political Activist

Date:  Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time:  5 – 7:00 p.m.
Location:  RSS, Rm. 235

Confronting Chauvinism, Sexism and Misogyny: Supportive Strategies for Novice and Experienced Feminists *All GENDERS Welcomed*
(Co-facilitated by Chris Gilliard , Multicultural Student Programs and Services; Dr. Kristi Brian)

Date:  Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time:  10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Stern Center, Rm. 205 

Faculty Roundtable: How the Millennial Generation thinks about Racism and What you can do to Help
Featured Faculty: Andrew Lewis (Education, Health and Human Performance, Associate Professor, Emeritus)

Date:  Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time:  12:10 — 1:40 p.m.
Location:  Stern Center, Rm. 205

White Privilege: Who has it? Why Does it Matter?
(Co-facilitated by Carrie Ben-Yisrael ; Dr. Kristi Brian)

Date:  Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Time:  2 — 3:30 p.m.
Location:  Stern Center, Rm.  205

 

DECEMBER

Faculty Roundtable: Lessons Learned from the Campus Diversity Climate Study: Faculty’s Role in Addressing Climate Problems Through Pedagogy
Featured Faculty: Angela Cozart and Renard Harris (Teacher Education), Namjin Lee (Communications) and Hollis France (Political Science)

Date:  Monday, December 1, 2014
Time:  12 — 1:30 p.m.
Location:  EHHP Alumni Center — 86 Wentworth St.

 

Print a copy of OID'S Fall 2014 Events & Workshops Calendar here

 

 

To View the Eddie Ganaway Diversity Education & Resource Center Dedication Ceremony, Click Here

Please click on the Workshop Titles below to register through the College Calendar.