The Vice President’s Office for Diversity and Community Affairs is hosting a Microaggressions Workshop Series for Students
You are encouraged to attend the Cultural and Racial Microaggressions Workshops and expand your understanding of how brief and commonplace daily verbal & behavioral indignities can have a huge impact on yourself and others. This workshop seeks to provide practical information on how to address microaggressions and encouraging self-awareness in- and outside of the classroom. Please register early for all Workshops in the Series!
Microaggressions Series – Workshop I
November 11, 2015 from 3pm-5pm in 547 Grace Dodge.
Dr. Kevin Nadal, Associate Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and The Graduate Center (CUNY)
Dr. Nadal’s workshop will address microaggressions broadly, looking at culture, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender, sexual identity, disability, age, and more. This workshop will provide opportunity for discussion of examples, cases and personal experiences.
Microaggressions Series – Workshop II
December 1, 2015 from 3pm-5pm in 130 Macy.
Dr. Christina Capodilupo, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Education and Psychology at Teachers College
Dr. Capodilupo’s workshop will address gender microaggressions and intersections addressing difficult dialogues in the classroom. You will receive some academic grounding of microaggressions and have the opportunity to examine case studies with small and large group discussions.
Microaggressions Series – Workshop III
February 2015, Date and Location TBD
Dr. Derald Wing Sue, Professor of Psychology and Education at Teachers College
Dr. Sue’s workshop will address microaggressions in everyday life and the resistence to the concept of microaggressions.
Dr. Sue is the author of Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence – Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race (2015) and Microaggressions in Everyday Life (2010).