Monday, September 21: E. Lorraine Baugh Visiting Faculty Scholar: Dr. Howard C. Stevenson
"The Lion’s Story Reckoning: Disrupting Dehumanization with Racial Literacy"
4th Thursday of Every Month: BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Person of Color) Faculty Meetings
Email Kim Truong for details
Black History Month:
"Talking Black In America" Documentary - March 2020
Talking Black in American chronicles the incredible impact of African American English on American language and culture. Filmed across the United States, this documentary is a revelation of language as legacy, identity and triumph over adversity. The screening and evening discussion is presented by the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, SRJH and NSSLHA.
The Photograph - March 1, 2020
The movie, starring Issa Rae and LaKeith Stanfield, concluded a month of programming in honor of Black History Month.
Just Mercy - January 19, 2020
The first social event of 2020 sponsored by the JEDI Office was a screening of the movie Just Mercy. More than a dozen students attended the event.
June 2020 (LGBTQIA+ and others):
Learn some of the foundational knowledge for working with LGBTQIA+ patients and colleagues. This webinar series will be a mix of instruction and interactive activities to help health care practitioners create a more inclusive practice. The first module of this series will cover LGBTQIA+ 101 including principles of gender and sexuality, terminology, and intersectionality.
Learn some of the foundational knowledge for working with LGBTQIA+ patients and colleagues. This webinar series will be a mix of instruction and interactive activities to help health care practitioners create a more inclusive practice. The second module of this series will help participants think of actionable ways to make their everyday practice more inclusive and to practice communication skills. Topics will include the physical clinical environment, forms and documentation, pronouns and names, and inclusive language.
Would you like to learn more about Gender pronouns? How can you share your pronouns? How can you ask someone else about their pronouns? Learn all this and more at our Pronouns 101 workshop.
Anthony Abraham Jack (PhD, Harvard University, 2016) is a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows and Assistant Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He holds the Shutzer Assistant Professorship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
His research documents the overlooked diversity among lower-income undergraduates: the Doubly Disadvantaged¬—those who enter college from local, typically distressed public high schools—and Privileged Poor—those who do so from boarding, day, and preparatory high schools. His scholarship appears in the Common Reader, Du Bois Review, Sociological Forum, and Sociology of Education and has earned awards from the American Sociological Association, American Educational Studies Association, Association for the Study of Higher Education, Eastern Sociological Society, and the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Tony held fellowships from the Ford Foundation and the National Science Foundation and was a 2015 National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellow. The National Center for Institutional Diversity at the University of Michigan named him a 2016 Emerging Diversity Scholar. In May 2020, Muhlenberg College will award him an honorary doctorate.
The New York Times, Boston Globe, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Huffington Post, The Nation, American Conservative Magazine, The National Review, Commentary Magazine, The Washington Post, The Hechinger Report, Financial Times, Times Higher Education, Vice, Vox, and NPR have featured his research and writing as well as biographical profiles of his experiences as a first-generation college student. The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students is his first book. It has won numerous awards and was recognized by NPR Books on their Best Books of 2019 list.
The Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion was honored and excited to feature Sean Saifa Wall as our Keynote speaker to conclude our Pride month of LGBTQIA+ centered programming. Saifa is a renowned Intersex activist, artist, and public health researcher based in Atlanta. As co-founder of the Intersex Justice Project (IJP), his work seeks the end of medically invasive and unnecessary surgeries in the United States that target intersex children and adolescents by empowering intersex people of color to advance that change. Saifa's story has been featured in Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation, Trans Bodies, Trans Selves, Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics journal, the Washington Blade, The Guardian, and The Remedy: Queer and Trans Voices on Health and Healthcare. He is a TEDx speaker and has been a guest on Huffington Post Live, ABC News Nightline and Afropunk: Solutions Sessions. Recently, IJP was highlighted in the Google/Stink Films documentary, Stonewall Forever. As an intersex activist and community-based researcher, he founded the research company, Rooted in Research which has consulted with the Scottish government on intersex rights and met with the Intersex Task Force in Kenya. His team's findings, which highlighted intersex activism in the Global South, will be published in a forthcoming report by the Open Society Foundations.