Upcoming Events

Diversity and Inclusion – Educating for Justice in Complex Times Gatherings for Faculty and Staff   

 

OCTOBER:

Session 1: Tuesday, October 9, 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Wyckoff Auditorium (Light Lunch provided)

Topic:  Creating Inclusivity on Campus: Understanding Micro-inequities and Disrupting Barriers to Belonging

This dialogue and learning session will focus on understanding, identifying and disrupting micro-inequities that comprise everyday obstacles to belonging on campus - in our classrooms, work spaces and beyond. This interactive session will challenge us to see more clearly the impact of words, actions and environmental factors that affect student learning and workplace experiences of faculty and staff. Come prepared to learn and to share strategies for disrupting barriers to inclusion.     

Collaboration of Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion; 
David Green, Ph.D., Director, Center for Faculty Development and
Colette Taylor, Ed.D., Associate Professor, College of Education

RSVP to Samantha Drennon at drennons@seattleu.edu to assist in planning; please include any dietary restrictions. 

 

Session 2: Thursday, October 18, 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Student Center 160 (Light Lunch provided)

Topic: The Mission in Action – Communities of Practice Pursuing Inclusive Excellence

We will gather as active participants of various communities of practice on campus to engage our shared work of creating an inclusive university - What does it mean to live out our Jesuit values as individual and institutional contributors pursuing inclusive excellence? We will discuss a forthcoming excerpt from On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life by Sarah Ahmed and its relevance to our shared work to advance diversity, equity and inclusion on campus. 

Collaboration of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Institute of Catholic Thought and Culture (ICTC)

RSVP to Samantha Drennon at drennons@seattleu.edu to assist in planning; please include any dietary restrictions.