|HELP to promote diversity: "Understanding White Privilege" and "Breaking Indigenous Stereotypes"|
The UND diversity subcommittee and the Higher Education Learning Program (HELP) to promote diversity invite you to attend two discussions of diversity issues between UND and two partner institutions. Both the University of New Mexico (Albuquerque) and Southwest Minnesota State University (Marshall) will participate with UND in these discussions, including faculty, staff, and students at each university. Your participation is encouraged and will help to foster a greater understanding of diversity in society.
Understanding White Privilege
Tuesday, April 3, 7 to 8:30 p.m., River Valley Room, Memorial Union
Facilitators: Clifford Staples, professor of sociology, UND, and Steven Verney, assistant professor of psychology, UNM
• Learn about the persistence of white privilege
• Learn about the need to strive for racial justice
• Discover and discuss different perspectives on white privilege
Breaking Indigenous Stereotypes
Thursday, April 26, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Lecture Bowl, Memorial Union
Facilitators: Janet Moen, professor of sociology/Peace Studies, UND, and Chris Mato Nunpa, associate professor of American Indian Studies, SMSU
• Discuss causes and effects of native stereotypes
• Learn about issues relating to slavery and genocide
Join us in these discussions, to be conducted through web-conferencing to allow for real-time voice and video interaction, and participate the in question-and-answer sessions following each exchange. For more information, contact Kerry Kerber, Continuing Education, and chair of the Electronic Exchange Committee, at 777-4264 or Donna Grandbois, College of Nursing, and faculty coordinator of the Electronic Exchange Program, at 701-282-4591.
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