Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Series

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Series

We hope you will join us for these important discussions led by Mark Brimhall-Vargas, PhD, Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. We encourage you to complete the readings for each session beforehand to make the conversations more meaningful. 

The schedule of meetings for the 2018-2019 academic year will be shared in August of 2018.

Session Readings

Faculty Discussions on Diversity - Privilege: "White Privilege and Male Privilege," by Peggy McIntosh

Faculty Discussions on Diversity - Intersectionality: "Mapping the Margins," by Kimberlé Crenshaw. Please also read this primer document as well as this article from "The Chronicle of Higher Education." 

Faculty Discussions on Diversity - Microaggressions: "Racial Microaggressions in Everyday Life," Derald Wing Sue, Christina M. Capodilupo, Gina C. Torino, Jennifer M. Bucceri, Aisha M. B. Holder, Kevin L. Nadal, and Marta Esquilin

Faculty Discussions on Diversity - White Fragility: "White Fragility," by Robin DiAngelo.

Faculty Discussions on Diversity - Allyship: "Evaluating the Ally Role: Contributions, Limitations, and the Activist Position in Counseling and Psychology," by Lauren Mizock and Konjit V. Page. 

Faculty Discussions on Diversity - Rankism: "Dignity, Rankism, and Hierarchy in the Workplace: Creating a Dignitarian Agenda for American Employment Law," by David C. Yamada.

Faculty Discussions on Diversity - Colorism: "From Color Line to Color Chart: Racism and Colorism in the New Century," by Angela P. Harris

Read more about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. 

Campus Resources

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Brandeis