Spring 2017 Events

Cultural Conversations: 50 Shades of Colorism

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Center for Diversity and Inclusion
12:00 – 1:30pm

This cultural conversation will discuss the effects of colorism, an unconscious and institutionalized prejudice based on the color of people’s skin that exists both within and without ethnic groups. The conversation will discuss how colorism affects things such as attractiveness, jobs and income, and even criminal justice.

Dear World Event

Wednesday, February 22ndThursday, February 23rd

Cultural Connect Week

February 27th – March 3rd

Diversity Institute

Thursday, April 6th

Cultural Conversations: Let’s Talk About Classism

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Center for Diversity and Inclusion
12:00 – 1:30pm

This cultural conversation will discuss classism, a biased or discriminatory attitude based on distinctions made between social or economic classes. This topic will focus on economic inequality and the differences between socioeconomic classes.