2021 Faculty and Staff Diversity Symposium

 

SCHEDULE

8:30 a.m. - Welcome - Dr. Andrea Guzman, AVP - Student Outreach and Diversity
8:35 a.m. - Opening Remarks - Dr. John Kelly, FAU President
9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - Opening Plenary - Dr. Bettina Love
  • Athletic Association Endowed Professor, University of Georgia, Interview moderated by Dr. Bianca Nightengale-Lee, College of Education
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. - Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - Morning Breakout Sessions
  • Teaching through the lens of Freire; Moving away from the “Banking Model”
  • What does it mean to be a "public" intellectual? Navigating roles in the university and the community
  • Fostering Activism and Leadership within and outside of academia
12:00 - 1:45 p.m. - Panel Discussion, featuring FAU’s Provost and University Leaders
1:45 - 2:00 p.m. - Break
2 – 3:15 p.m. - Afternoon Breakout Sessions:
  • Toward Equity in Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • First Amendment Rights: Truths and Myths
  • Using Inclusive Language To Create Equitable Spaces
3:15 - 4:45 p.m. - Mindfulness and “Wine” Down Mixer: Decompressing and coping with racial trauma

 

MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS

What does it mean to be a
"public" intellectual?
Navigating roles in the university
and the community


Facilitated by:
Dr. Justin Perry
Dean of the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College

Fostering Activism and Leadership
within and outside of academia


Facilitated by:
Dr. Karen Leader
Associate Professor, College of Arts and Letters






AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Toward Equity in
Curriculum and Pedagogy


Facilitated by:
Dr. Dilys Schoorman
Professor, College of Education

First Amendment Rights:
Truths and Myths


Facilitated by:
Dr. Ande Durojaiye
Northern Kentucky University

Using Inclusive Language
To Create Equitable Spaces


Facilitated by:
Dr. Danniella Jones
Palm Beach County Youth Services Department


 

Mindfulness and “Wine” Down Mixer: Decompressing and coping with racial trauma


Facilitated by:
Cherilyn Bean and Sarah Deatherage-Rauzin
Owls Care Health Promotion
Dr. Leonette Copeland
Counseling and Psychological Services

 

 

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