“Dialogues on Race,” the series of campus-wide discussions
aimed at fostering diversity at Union, has been extended with a numberof events scheduled
through early May.
Coordinated by MAG, Student Forum and Peer Facilitators,
“Dialogues” features a number of discussions on topics including stereotypes,
affirmative action, race and admissions, and race and politics.
Upcoming “Dialogues on Race” events include:
Friday, April 24, noon to 1:10 p.m., Social Sciences 110:
“Does Race Affect Your Salary?” led by Profs. Therese McCarty and Stephen
Monday, April 27, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Strauss Lounge, Reamer Campus
Center: “150 Years of U.S. Imperialism: 1848 (1898) to Present” led by Ricardo
Laremont, with Profs. Andy Feffer, Sarah Henry, Ibon Izurieta, Tom Lobe and Teresa Meade.
Tuesday, April 28, noon to 1:10 p.m., Reamer Campus Center 205.
Discussion led by Prof. Andy Feffer on “The Campaign against Affirmative Action: What
Shall We Do About It?”; and 1:30-3:20 p.m., Humanities 112: “Black
Existentialism” led by Prof. Linda Patrik.
Wednesday, April 29, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Thurston House (in
Davidson): “Different Eye Shapes, Different Skin Colors: Can We Come Together”
led by Profs. Yoshi Kahn and Twitty Styles.
Thursday, April 30, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Reamer Campus Center 308 :
“Who is Listening to Our Dialogue?” led by Prof. A.T. Miller.
Tuesday, May 5, 9:15 to 11:05 a.m., Humanities 019: “Latino
Stereotypes: A Discussion,” led by Prof. Teresa Meade.
Wednesday, May 6, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Reamer Campus Center, Mobil
Lounge: “Race At Union: A Discussion of the Issues Raised in 'Dialogues on
Race'” led by Peer Facilitators.
Tuesday, May 12, noon to 1:10 p.m., Reamer Campus Center
Auditorium: “Recruiting Diversity: Race and Admissions,” led by Vice President
Dan Lundquist and Associate Dean Darryl Tiggle of the Admissions Office.
Ongoing through April, faculty have opened the following classes:
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 to 3:20 p.m., Humanities 113: “Race in
American Politics” with Prof. Terry Weiner.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 to 3:20 p.m., Humanities 112, sessions on
“Black Existentialism” with Prof. Linda Patrik.