Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Seminar on Topics of Diversity and Justice: Engaging Privilege

Posted: 11/14/2016 (Local Events)

Seminar on Topics of Diversity and Justice: Engaging Privilege

GRDSCH 640 SLN: 21886 1 credit CR/NC

Instructors: Gino Aisenberg, PhD, MSW & Adaurennaya C. Onyewuenyi, M.Ed.

Tuesdays, 4:30pm-5:50pm, Odegaard Library Active Learning Classroom (ACL) 141

This course is centered in the diverse and common experiences, strengths, and needs of multicultural and marginalized communities. Through active participation in guest presentations, facilitated discussions, small group work and other dynamic learning, the class will gain

  1. a deepening critical understanding of factors that perpetuate power and privilege;
  2. understanding of the impact of power and privilege at individual and systemic levels; and
  3. skills to engage in dialogue and promote just action that dismantle systems of power.

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Time: Winter Quarter

Location: University of Washington