Critical Conversations

Save the Date for upcoming Critical Conversations:

The IUPUI Office of Intercultural Literacy, Capacity and Engagement (ILCE) is pleased to offer the following event: 

Critical Conversation: Addressing Implicit Bias at IUPUI

Wednesday, February 13, Noon to 1:15 p.m., University Library, UL1116

  • Learn about an IUPUI initiative to help faculty, staff, and students recognize and address implicit bias to enhance diversity and inclusion on campus.
  • Explore how implicit bias impacts institutions of higher education in regards to recruitment, work, student outcomes, and relationships.
  • Help inform perceptions about implicit bias and future actions to support a welcoming, inclusive community at IUPUI.*
  • Try out one or more of the online implicit association tests before attending! (It’s free!)

Co-Facilitated by: Dana Doan & Tiara Dungy, Ph.D. students, IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, and Mame Keita, Peace Learning Center.

The ILCE Office sponsors monthly Critical Conversations where participants can engage in a timely issue over the lunch hour. These Critical Conversations provide informal collegial space to dialogue about issues of social justice, equity and inclusion and are open to IUPUI faculty, staff, students and the Indianapolis community.

Please plan to participate and share this information with others.

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Past Critical Conversation Topics
The Freedom of Gender Expression
K(no)w Voice, K(no)Power: Exploring Authenticity and Identity
Who Gets to Speak About What on Campus?
Focus Group: The Campus Climate for Political Engagement
Talking About Race, Religion and Politics on Campus
Modern Myths: HIV/AIDS
Engaging with Democracy - Civics Refresher
Gender Bias in the Workplace
Bullying in Academia
Hate Speech vs. Free Speech: Where Do We Draw the Line?
The Other Wes Moore - Pre-Event Book Discussion
Negotiating Loaded Rhetoric in the Presidential Campaign


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