2019-20 The Elephant in the Room Workshops

The Elephant in the Room Workshop

Conversation and Action for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in the Classroom and Beyond.

This series is a partnership between Women's and Gender Studies and the Center for Teaching Excellence.

Elephant

A Year of Learning and Growth

Fall Semester

Wednesday, August 21, 2019: Susan Graham, IUP's Green Dot Workshop: “Are You Ready for Green Dot IUP?” 3:30-5:00 p.m., 113 Stouffer

Wednesday, September 18, 2019: IUP's Safe Zone and LGBTQ Studies Workshop: “Beyond the Binary: Supporting a Trans Inclusive Classroom,” 3:30-5:00 p.m., 114 HSS

Wednesday, September 25, 2019: Griselda Wille, Lunch and Learn: “A Historical Overview of Immigration Reform in the US,” 12:15-2:00 p.m., Elkin Hall Great Room

Thursday, October 3, 2019: Susan Graham and colleagues, Reflective Practice, IUP Workshop: (Faculty and Teaching Associates Only) “What to do?: Successful Strategies for Assisting At-Risk Students Using a Green Dot Bystander Intervention Framework,” 12:30-2:00 p.m., 116 Ackerman

Monday, October 7, 2019: Six O'Clock Series: Holocaust Survivors Discuss Police and Bystanders in the Nazi Era,” 6:00 p.m., HUB Ohio Room

Wednesday, October 23, 2019: International Tea Time and Education Abroad Fair: Presented by the Office of International Education. Get your “passport” stamped, present at WGS office. Noon-3:00 p.m., HSS Lobby

Wednesday, October 30, 2019: Adam Jones, Michael Schwartz, and Nancy Pipkin Hutchinson, IUP Workshop: “Difficult Dialogues,” 3:00-4:30 p.m., 114 HSS

Spring Semester

Friday, January 31, 2020: Thomas Segar, IUP's VP for Student Affairs Workshop: “When Saying the Wrong thing is Okay,” 3:30-5:30 in HSS 114.

Wednesday, January 29; Wednesday, March 4, 2020: IUP's Kevin Foster, Workshop “Leadership in a Multi-Cultural Society,” 12:15-1:15 at the Great Hall, Elkin.

Saturday, February 8, 2020: Start Smart, with IUP's Pres. Commission on Status of Women and AAUW, Indiana County Workshop “How to Negotiate Your Starting Salary,” 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in HSS 114.

Friday, February 21, 2020: IUP's Safe Zone Training, Workshop “Safe Zone Certificate,” 1:00-4:00 in Wallwork G98.

Friday, March 20, 2020: IUP's Brittany Polard, Lorraine Guth, and Hopeton Bailey. Workshop “Strategies to Intentionally Use Group Work to Transform Hate, Facilitate Courageous Conversations, and Enhance Community Building,” - POSTPONED -This meeting has been postponed. The new meeting date will be announced soon

Friday, April 17, 2020: IUP's Rachel DeSoto-Jackson, Workshop “Tools for Dialogue,” - POSTPONED -This meeting has been postponed. The new meeting date will be announced soon

Organized by IUP's

Women's and Gender Studies Program and the Center for Teaching Excellence

Co-Sponsors

The Office of the Provost; College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance; Department of Sociology.