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Issues of Diversity: Voices from the Field is a working paper series designed to showcase research on topics related to diversity, social equity, and inclusion that is being conducted by IUP faculty and students.  

The Issues of Diversity series was launched in March 2012 and runs annually each spring semester, calling for proposals every October. The series is free and open to the public. All are invited to bring a lunch and join the conversation!

Spring 2016 Issues of Diversity schedule

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Wednesday, March 16, Stapleton 113

Cultivating Community

Melanie Hildebrandt, Sociology
Melissa Swauger, Sociology

Wednesday, March 23, 3:30 pm, HSS 209 

"Where liberty dwells, there is my country”: African-Americans and the British Emigration Scheme in the 19th century

History Brown Bag Talk
Dexter Gabriel, Frederick Douglass Institute Fellow

Thursday, March 24, Stabley 101

Teaching English in/Around the World

Quanisha Charles, English
Rudi Hartono, English

Monday, March 28, Stabley 201

Diverse Journalistic and Artistic Explorations

Miriea Sentis, Visiting Artist, College of Fine Arts
Laurie Miller, Journalism
Veronica Watson, English

Wednesday, March 30, Stabley 201

Educational Resources for Diverse Students

Jamaal Gosa, Student Affairs in Higher Education
Maria Barefoot, Stapleton Library

Tuesday, April 5, Stabley 101

Creating Conceptual Space for Complex Identities

Lama Alharbi, English
Lenora Anysngo-Kivuva, English

Monday, April 11, Stabley 201

Considering Attitudes in/about Race and Criminal Justice

Aima Corinaldi, Adult and Community Education
Paul Hawkins, Criminology

Monday, April 18, Stabley 101

Teaching Tools to Strengthen our Academic Community

Rebecca Rodriguez, English
Regan Gearhart, Anthropology
Jonathan Montgomery, English

Thursday, April 21, Stabley 101

Perceptions of World Englishes in the Academy

Zhenjie Weng, English
Briana Richardson, English

Previous Panel Presenters and Topics

Spring 2015 Panels
Issues of Diversity Voices from the Field is a working paper series designed to showcase research on topics related to diversity, social equity and inclusion from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
Spring 2014 Panels
A listing of presentations from the Spring 2014 series of Issues of Diversity.
Spring 2013 Panels
A listing of presentations from the Spring 2013 series of Issues of Diversity.
Spring 2012 Panels
A listing of the presentations from the Spring 2012 series of Issues of Diversity.
 
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