14th Annual White Privilege ConferenceAttending the national, award-winning White Privilege Conference is a unique opportunity to hear from some of the leading scholars and activists in this field. This course is designed to allow you to fully participate in the conference, and reflect upon the new knowledge you learn there.
More than 120 concurrent workshops will be offered over 8 sessions. This is an independent course experience. Students should make their own travel arrangements, hotel arrangements, register for the conference, etc. Learn more about the 14th Annual White Privilege Conference at www.whiteprivilegeconference.com.
This course is offered by: UCCS College of Education, Curriculum and Instruction.
14th Annual White Privilege Conference
|April 10-13, 2013
Double Tree by Hilton Seattle Airport
Conference registration at www.whiteprivilegeconference.com
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1-4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), 10-40 clock hours.
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Goals/ObjectivesParticipants will examine challenging concepts of privilege and oppression and learn about solutions and team building strategies to work toward a more equitable world.
- Attendance at the White Privilege Conference, April 10-13, 2013
- Session Log: Attendees must engage in active participation in the conference. Attendees must complete and submit a formal session log that lists the title of the presenter, the title of the session(s), and the time length of each session.
- A brief journal entry/description (approx. two-three paragraphs) discussing one major concept presented at the session. What was the most important take-home message for you? Make sure you take notes at the conference to use for your journals.
UCCS Instructor: Abby FerberAbby is a Professor of Sociology, and Women's Studies and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.
She writes a blog for the Huffington Post, and has authored numerous books, including White Man Falling: Race, Gender and White Supremacy and most recently co-edited Sex, Gender, and Sexuality: The New Basics.
She directs The Matrix Center for the Advancement of Social Equity and Inclusion (www.uccs.edu/matrix), works with the national White Privilege Conference and co-founded and co-facilitates the Knapsack Institute a national curriculum transformation project.