UNPACKING WHITENESS DIALOGUE SERIES- REGISTER TODAY!
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN LEARNING ABOUT WHITENESS AS A SOCIAL CONSTRUCT? WOULD YOU LIKE TO ENGAGE IN PERSONAL REFLECTION ON RACE AND ITS IMPACT ON OUR SOCIAL WORLD? REGISTER FOR THE UNPACKING WHITENESS DIALOGUE SERIES! LEARN MORE BELOW!
WHAT IS THE SCOPE OF THIS DIALOGUE SERIES?
The goal of these dialogue groups is to examine Whiteness as a racial construct. Each cohort will explore the topics of whiteness, white privilege, white supremacy, white fragility, white affirmative action, explicit and implicit racism, intersectionality, and microaggressions, among various other concepts. The goal of the group is to become familiarized with the construct of whiteness, develop self-awareness and a working knowledge of relevant issues, and better understand the role of whiteness and race relations on campus, in the country, and in the world.
HOW MUCH WORK WILL THESE GROUPS EXPECT OF PARTICIPANTS?
In addition to attending six 90-minute dialogue sessions, participants will be asked to read approximately 20 articles and watch a few videos outside of the meetings.
HOW MUCH DOES THIS PROGRAM COST?
The Unpacking Whiteness Dialogue Series is free of charge and sponsored by the Office of the Provost.
WHO MAY ATTEND?
This series is open to all full-time Tufts staff and faculty through Fall 2020, regardless of how participants self-identify racially or ethnically.
WHEN WILL THESE DIALOGUE GROUPS MEET?
The Unpacking Whiteness Dialogue Series consists of six 90-minute sessions, held once a week over six weeks. We are offering seven different time slots zia Zoom. Participants are expected to attend all six sessions and are not permitted to switch groups during the length of the program.
Choose from seven time slots:
Mondays, 10-11:30am (Oct 19/26 & Nov 2/9/16/23)
Tuesdays, 7:30am-9am (Oct 6/13/20/27 & Nov 3/10)
Tuesdays, 12pm-1:30pm (Oct 13/20/27 & Nov 3/10/17)
Wednesdays, 10:30am-12pm (Oct 7/14/21/28 & Nov 4/18)
Thursdays, 1:30pm-3:00pm (Oct 8/15/22/29 & Nov 5/12)
Fridays, 12pm-1:30pm (Oct 16/23/30 & Nov 6/13/20)
Fridays, 2pm-3:30pm (Oct 16/23/30 & Nov 6/13/20)
WHAT IS THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE?
The deadline to register is October 2nd (first-come, first-served).