Diversity Week 2017 presents: OUCH! That Stereotype Hurts: How to Communicate Respectfully in a Diverse World

Great event Tuesday, January 31 – faculty, staff, students, and the public are invited to attend. Admission: no charge! See you there.


INDIANA UNIVERSITY SOUTHEAST DIVERSITY

Diversity Week 2017 takes place January 30 – February 3 and is brought to you by the Academic Affairs Academy for Diversity and Inclusive Education (ADIE), the Office of Campus Life, and the Office of Equity and Diversity
www.ius.edu/diversity
Diversity Week Presents:

OUCH! That Stereotype Hurts: How to Communicate Respectfully in a Diverse World

In this effective and powerful presentation, you will learn about the impact of biased and stereotyped statements, understand why people are afraid to speak up against stereotypes and other biased behaviors, and learn techniques for speaking up without blame or guilt.

OUCH! That Stereotype Hurts is an award-winning method created by Leslie Aguilar, founder of the Diversity and Inclusion Center. This presentation will be given by Michael Jackman, Academic Affairs Diversity Coordinator and Senior Lecturer in Writing at Indiana University Southeast. Hosted by Campus Life and the Academy for Diversity and Inclusive Education

Tags: Diversity, Inclusion, Reducing Bias, Communication Skills

Faculty are encouraged to incorporate campus diversity events into the classroom. One way to do so is to assign a brief event report with classroom discussion that addresses one or more of the General Education outcomes for Diversity:

On an issue or issues affecting one or more socially diverse groups:

  1. Articulate multiple perspectives, including one’s own.
  2. Articulate the social and cultural influences that shape multiple perspectives,including one’s own.
  3. Evaluate multiple perspectives, including one’s own.

This e-mail was sent by
Michael Jackman, Academic Affairs Diversity Coordinator
KV 235D, 812-941-2397, adie@ius.edu

 

To kick off Diversity Week 2017, Karyn Moskowitz moved members of the university community today with tales of advocating for food justice

Karyn Moskowitz​, Founder/Exec. Dir. of New Roots discusses Fresh Stop markets and food justice to faculty, staff, students, and members of the community at Indiana University Southeast on Jan. 30, 2017 as part of Diversity Week 2017.

Horizon student newspaper features stories on sexual assault

The Indiana University Southeast student-run newspaper, The Horizon, has come out with a good series with women sharing their stories about sexual assault and their advice for dealing with it when it happens. It is highly personal and effective and even includes the story of a Southeast professor. Read the series Sexual Assault: Broadening the Conversation.