Spring 2014 Inclusion and Diversity Workshop Series


This workshop series is designed to examine issues of diversity and inclusion that graduate students and other teachers may encounter in their teaching experiences. The Graduate School and the Office of Inclusion and Diversity in partnership with the Center for Teaching Excellence will provide a letter of completion for this series to individuals who complete the following set of requirements:
  • attend at least 4 of the 5 workshops in the series
  • complete a short reading (about 8-10 pages total) before each workshop AND
  • post in an online forum or blog a short reflection (1-2 paragraphs) about that reading

To RSVP, please click the workshops below.

Improving Mentoring Relationships between Faculty and Minority Graduate Students
1310 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, February 5
4:00-5:30 pm
Rashaw Ray, Sociology
Critical Pedagogy in the Classroom Using Queer, Feminist, and Critical Race Theory
1310 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, February 27th
4:00-5:30 pm
Mark Brimhall Vargas, Beth Douthirt Cohen
Stereotype threat: What you think they think can hurt you
1310 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, April 3rd
4:00-5:30 pm
Scott Roberts & Caitlin Murphy, Psychology Department
Knowing and Teaching our Undergraduate Latino/a and Black/African/Afro Caribbean Students
1310 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, April 30th
4:00-5:30 pm
Dr. Victoria Marie MacDonald,
Minority and Urban Education Department of Teaching, Learning, Policy and Leadership
Empowering multi-ethnic students at Predominantly White Institutions
1310 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, May 7th
4:00-5:30 pm
Dr. Christopher A. Lester, Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education
2301 Marie Mount Hall, College Park,
Maryland 20742, cte@umd.edu Tel: 301-405-9356