601: Addressing Intersections of Race, Religion, and Gender in Shared Intellectual Spaces with Issac Bailey’s Why Didn’t We Riot: A Black Man in Trumpland

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Date: Thursday, August 17

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Presenters:Jermaine Jones (Professorial Lecturer, CAS-Writing Studies Program/Literature), Daisy Levy (Senior Professorial Lecturer & Writer as Witness Committee Chair, CAS-Writing Studies Program/Literature) & Kim Ross (Instructor, CAS-Writing Studies Program/Literature)

Session Description:

Share, discuss, and create ways to engage this year’s Writer as Witness text in your class. We’ll highlight many of the ideas Bailey brings up, including how religion, race, and gender intersect to create very different realities for particular groups of people. Participants will collaborate on class activity development and learn from faculty across academic contexts.

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Describe their own approaches to incorporating complex ideas about racism and anti-racism in their own classes
  • Select new approaches from other attendees (or shared resources) for possible use in future classes
  • Design (or co-design) scaffolded activities to incorporate into their upcoming courses

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