Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Series

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Series

We hope you will join us for these important discussions led byAllyson Livingstone is Brandeis University’s new Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Education, Training, and Development. We encourage you to complete the readings for each session beforehand to make the conversations more meaningful. 

2018 Faculty Discussions on Diversity Meetings

October 29, 9:30-11am: Socialization, facilitated by Allyson Livingstone, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Education, Training, and Development. Please be sure to complete this reading on Socialization prior to our conversation.

November 14, 2-3:30pm: Multi-systemic Privilege and Oppression


2017 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

  • Attend valuable sessions on a variety of topics around diversity and inclusion.
  • Professor Chad Williams of the Brandeis University Department of African and Afro-American Studies conceived of and launched the Charleston Syllabus, a very extensive set of resources on diversity and inclusion, hosted by the African American Intellectual History Society.
  • Brandeis students created the Ford Hall 2015 syllabus to help the Brandeis Community understand the issues they wanted addressed.
  • The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has numerous useful resources, including readings annotated by Brandeis faculty members.
  • Stay tuned for information on the Center for Teaching and Learning's fall series on Diversity and Inclusion. 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Brandeis