Educational documentary films. Bookshelf Online. Diversity & Community Studies. African American StudiesGender & Women's StudiesCitizenship & Social Justice Check out the Great Wall of Service Mural helps identify new Center for Citizenship and Social Justice on WBKO Major in Diversity & Community Studies The major in diversity & community studies provides graduates with a critical framework for understanding social systems and structural forms of oppression at local and global scales.
Students also gain practical skills of working with others to solve problems related to citizenship and activism. Such knowledge and skills are necessary for a wide range of vocations, ranging from social services to governmental and non-profit organizations, at all levels from local to international. Strategies for social change are among the most challenging to study and to implement, especially given the sense that consumer-oriented systems are unstoppable. Key Attributes Program Description: The following courses are required for the major (15 hours): James Baldwin and Malcolm X Syllabus – Black Lives Matter Syllabus. By Any Means Necessary: The Political Philosophies of Malcolm X and James Baldwin New York University Fall 2015 Prof.
Frank Leon Roberts Fall 2015 Office Hours: By Appointment. Talking at Harvard about Libraries and Social Justice. Text of talk I gave at Harvard University recently as part of the Strategic Conversations at Harvard Library series.
Black Lives Matter Syllabus. #StandingRockSyllabus – NYC Stands with Standing Rock. Contents: PrefaceKey TermsOceti Sakwoin Oyate Territory and Treaty Boundaries 1851-presentTimeline of United States settler colonialismReadings by Theme and Topic Suggested Citation: NYC Stands with Standing Rock Collective. 2016.
Jennifer lisa vest, “what doesn’t kill you” Excerpts from jennifer lisa vest, “what doesn’t kill you: existential luck, postracial racism, and the subtle and not so subtle ways the academy keeps women of color out” in seattle journal of social justice 12.2 (2013). vest was assaulted by campus police at the university where she worked as a professor in 2010.
“‘The University killed me. Don’t let them do this to you.’ – Professor Barbara Christian” (471) “What is important about my case is not that I was mistreated, but rather that the macroagression of police violence is part of a continuum of racist homophobic patriarchal violence that all women of color experience on various levels. Women of Color professors experience macroaggressions as serious assaults on their physical safety while also enduring microassaults in the profession. The end result is that women of color often leave the university or are forced out.
The Research Institute for the Study of Intersectionality and Social Transformation.
Infographics, Presentations, etc. Criminal Justice System + Race, etc. Alexander, Michelle. Featured Video | Michelle Alexander New York Times Best-Selling Author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Michelle Alexander On Building A Human Rights Movement Legal expert Michelle Alexander on building a humans rights movement to end the caste system created by mass incarceration in America.
Learn more about Michelle Alexander. How to Prepare Your Academic Dossier. My dossier binder During a recent chat with some friends, I realized that it may be helpful for junior faculty to have some guidance in the gargantuan project of preparing a dossier for an academic review.
Putting together a dossier can be a stressful exercise, but it’s also very rewarding. A Collection of Resources for Teaching Social Justice. Ask teachers to describe the impact they hope to have on their students, and most will eventually say something along these lines: I want my students to grow into responsible citizens.
Pixelate - Blur - Anonymize. What is “Scholar Activism”? — The Synapse. What is “Scholar Activism”?
This fall I’m teaching a new graduate seminar on scholar-activism. Since it’s limited to enrolled students at UW-Madison, I’m going to attempt to broaden its reach by blogging on the class a bit here. If you’d like to follow along, here’s the syllabus. I encourage the students in the class — and all of you — to add your comments to this blog as well since it will help us to extend, clarify, and enhance the discussion we have in person. The title of this blog was the topic of this week’s class. Part 1. Islands in Between Conference. The UWI-Cave Hill and the University of Puerto Rico collaborate in the holding of an annual conference which focuses on the literature, language and culture of the Eastern Caribbean.
Known as the “Islands In Between” Conference, it takes place on different islands where there is no university campus, and the basic motivation is to bring a university presence to each island, make contact with local students and scholars, engage them in joint discussions on Eastern Caribbean literature, language and culture and to encourage research in these areas. Occasionally, the conference takes place on larger Caribbean islands and in countries on the South and Central American mainland that have a significant Eastern Caribbean presence.
News. Kitestring. Trello. WhenIsGood. Journals. Dear Student: No, I Won’t Change the Grade You Deserve. You’ve all heard the trope: Children today grow up believing it’s their effort that matters. Everyone gets a trophy, and everyone deserves to be praised just for showing up. As one author put it: “Parents have moved from feeling they should give their children everything they need, to giving them everything they want.”
GoFundMe: #1 for Crowdfunding & Fundraising Websites. Where Crunk Meets Conscious and Feminism Meets Cool. One.org (Campus resources)
Professional organizations. Teaching tools and resouces. Teaching Literature. American Lit. Gender Studies. African Diaspora. Postcolonial studies. Speakers. Films For Action: Watch the Best Social Change Documentaries, Read Independent News, Take Action. Documentary Tube – Watch Documentaries Online for FREE.
Human Research Protections FAQs Related to Informed Consent. The HHS regulations at 45 CFR part 46 for the protection of human subjects in research require that an investigator obtain the legally effective informed consent of the subject or the subject’s legally authorized representative, unless (1) the research is exempt under 45 CFR 46.101(b); (2) the IRB finds and documents that informed consent can be waived (45 CFR 46.116(c) or (d)); or (3) the IRB finds and documents that the research meets the requirements of the HHS Secretarial waiver under 45 CFR 46.101(i) that permits a waiver of the general requirements for obtaining informed consent in a limited class of research in emergency settings. Internet-based research. ♥ your bitmarks.
Cards and papercrafts. Service-Learning Resources.