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SOCIOLOGISTS FOR WOMEN IN SOCIETY
“They Persisted: Feminism, Work, Activism, Resistance”
Thursday, January 25 – Sunday, January 28, 2018
The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead
3434 Peachtree Road, Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30326
Preliminary Program
Sponsorships for 2018 Winter Meeting  Program

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Clark University Conference on Du Bois and King Feb. 2018

http://www.cau.edu/curc/Du%20Bois%20King%20Symposium.html

A Symposium Examining Race and Economic Inequality on the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of W.E.B. Du Bois and the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
February 22-23, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
RACE FORWARD ANNOUNCES 2018 FACING RACE CONFERENCE IN DETROIT
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March 8, 2017 (New York, NY) - Race Forward: The Center for Racial JusticeInnovation released today the Save The Date for the biennial Facing Race National Conference, which will be held in Detroit, Michigan from November 8-10, 2018.

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Theme: Race and Trump
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SSS Annual Meeting - Southern Sociological Society (SSS)
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2018 Annual Meeting "Racial Theory, Analysis, and Politics in Trump America" April 4 - April 7, 2018. New Orleans, LA. Call for Papers Questions regarding the program ...
2018 Annual Meeting
"Racial Theory, Analysis, and Politics in Trump America"
April 4 - April 7, 2018
New Orleans, LA

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Critical Race Studies in Education Association Conference, May 30-June 1, 2018, Albuquerque, NM
http://www.crsea.org/cfp/

Call for Proposals – Critical Race Studies in Education ...
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Brayboy (2005) makes the connection to critical theory critical race theory and Tribal Crit in the following manner: TribalCrit emerges from Critical Race Theory (CRT ...

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Theme Race and Emotions
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2018 Annual Meeting | American Sociological Association
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ASA is now accepting paper and other proposal submissions for the 2018 Annual Meeting. Please visit the Call for Submissions information page to learn more about the ...
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Annual Conference « Association of Black Sociologists
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Join Us for the 46th Annual Conference: Black Sociology Matters! 2018 Annual Conference: The New Black Sociologists August 9-11, 2018 Sonesta Hotel | 1800 Market Street

2018 Annual Conference:
The New Black Sociologists
August 9-11, 2018
Sonesta Hotel | 1800 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA

Since the 1974 publication of The Black Sociologist (edited by James Blackwell and Morris Janowitz) social scientists have time and again demonstrated the persistence of enduring patterns of racial segregation at the residential, political and even regional level and across Higher Education in particular. Where the 1974 book offered an unassessed hope about the numbers of Black sociologists that would follow its release, in the contemporary context Black sociology and sociologists by proxy continue to occupy a precarious status within and outside of the academy and discipline. Thus the goal of the conference is to bring together a diverse range of scholars, scholarship, critical race theories and perspectives to assess, confess and trouble the enduring patterns of isolation and intellectual segregation under which Black sociology and sociologists are being produced. Papers and panels selected under the theme The New Black Sociologists will also focus on the contemporary moment with especial attention and analysis rooted in the recent rise of the #BlackLivesMatter and the movement for Black Lives, Assata’s Daughters, the Black Youth Project and myriad racial and social justice activisms in the Obama Age. How are Black sociologists minding the scholar-activist tradition?  What are the new stakes for Black sociology in the Obama and Trump age?  Proposals and papers considering  theoretical issues while also recognizing and evaluating major conceptual and intellectual contributions Black sociologists have made in a range of areas from religion, to class, to feminist studies, and urban research (among many other areas) are welcomed.
CFP Coming Soon

Research Institute for Scholars of Equity

Conducting Mixed Methods Research to Improve Academic Outcomes Among Pre-K-20 African American and Latino/a Children, Youth and Young Adults

Do you know any students who would do well in a research program and who have interest in continuing their education in a graduate program? It's time to start recruiting for the second cohort of RISE Fellows! Please share the attached flyer with promising prospective students.

2018 Critical Race Studies in Education Association (CRSEA) Annual Conference

The University of New Mexico (UNM) is pleased to host the 2018 Critical Race Studies in Education Association (CRSEA) Annual Conference
Conference Theme: Land & Knowledge: Indigeneity, Survivance and Healing
Wed. May 30 – Fri. Jun 1, 2018
UNM Student Union Building (SUB)

Call for Papers

UNM Department of Art

Gale Memorial Lecture Series 2017-18
Decolonizing Methodologies in Arts

Various dates -- see flyer

*INVITATION*

INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF “RACE” & SOCIAL JUSTICE

EVERYONE IS ALWAYS WELCOME!

Location: Social Sciences Bldg. Rm. 1061, Sociology Commons
(SSCO 1061, Bldg #78, UNM Main Campus)

RACE AND PEDAGOGY MEETING

Wed. 11/29, 12-1:30pm, SSCO 1061 (Social Sciences Bldg)
*Topic: Race and Pedagogy and the UNM General Education Taskforce

Guests: Assoc. Provost Pamela Cheek and K. Maria D. Lane, Taskforce Chair

NM STATEWIDE RACE, GENDER CLASS DATA POLICY CONSORTIUM

The next Consortium meetings are:

  • Wed. 1/17/18, 12-1, SSCO 1061 Topic: First generation undergrad, grad and faculty: Connecting Race, Gender and First Gen. Status data for advancing equity-based policy and practice at UNM
  • Wed. 3/21/18, 12-1, Topic TBA, SSCO 1061

American College of Physicians Position Statement on Recognizing Hate Crimes as a Public Health Issue

OPPORTUNITIES

The Institute for the Study of "Race" & Social Justice at UNM is accepting applications for the Race and Social Justice Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate (15-credit & transcripted. Apply anytime; there is a rolling deadline).

Anti Racism DayNew Mexico Anti-Racism Day 2018
Tuesday January 23, 1-2 pm
Capitol Rotunda Santa Fe, NM

March 8 & 9, 2018
50 YEARS OF THE INDIAN CIVIL RIGHTS ACT
Protection and Denial of the Civil Rights of Native Americans
ISLETA RESORT & CASINO, ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO

***RESOURCES FOR ETHNIC STUDIES: SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT***

http://www.sfusdhumanities.org/ethnic-studies.html

In SFUSD, Ethnic Studies is rooted in the long-standing tradition and hard work of Bay Area educators to develop and teach a more robust historical narrative that ...

Ethnic Studies

In SFUSD, Ethnic Studies is rooted in the long-standing tradition and hard work of Bay Area educators to develop and teach a more robust historical narrative that centers on the perspectives of historically marginalized communities. The Ethnic Studies course is designed to give high school students an introduction to the experiences of ethnic communities that are rarely represented in textbooks. It is also a compelling way to examine race, ethnicity, nationality, and culture in the United States. The course equips students with a critical lens to see the world and their place in it by understanding systems and power at the root of American society and has as a goal to motivate students to actively engage in our democracy. Through the Ethnic Studies course, students are supported to discover and use their own power for the benefit of not only themselves, but also that of their community and society at large.

Click on a button below to access the Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions for each unit.

UNIT 1
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See the Ethnic Studies Course Overview

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Ethnic Studies Suggested Readings

  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Paulo Freire
  • The Revolt of the Cockroach People. Oscar Zeta Acosta
  • Between the World and Me. Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. Michelle Alexander
  • Parable of the Sower. Octavia E. Butler
  • A Young People's History of the United States, Volume 1: Columbus to the Spanish-American War. Howard Zinn
  • A Young People's History of the United States, Volume 2: Class Struggle to the War on Terror. Howard Zinn
  • A Different Mirror for Young People: A History of Multicultural America. Ronald Takaki

Latest Resources

The Center for Education Equity and Diversity and Education and Social Justice Program Sanctuary Statement


Keys to a Successful Dialogue

Dr. Shiv Desai, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Department of Teacher Education, Educational Leadership and Policy, Institute Advisory Board

It is important for participants enrolled in this course to understand the following: In order to explore and engage the various topics explored through this course, it is important to collectively create a safe and supportive environment, one that is amicable yet critical (of ideas that surface in the readings as well as those that surface through discussion). Instead of defending or attacking a belief system, participants should do the following:

  1. Stop and critically reflect on their points of disagreement
  2. Consider her/his own position
  3. Seek to understand the perspective of colleagues
  4. Pursue empathizing with colleagues
  5. Validate it as honest
  6. Ask questions to better understand
  7. Accept the differences in ideologies and stances
  8. While remaining open to learning from other perspectives (even if it is not this time but maybe next)

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RACE AND PEDAGOGY INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES

We need your help. Currently the Institute is working toward finding ways to fund interdisciplinary courses and programming on race and social justice. We are an all volunteer labor of love and we have no operating funds. Please consider donating to the Institute for the Study of “Race” and Social Justice via our the UNM Foundation Fund.

Also, please email other suggested readings, guidelines for dialogue & videos on race and pedagogy to: race@unm.edu

AFRICANA

Hooks, B. 2014. Teaching to Transgress. Routledge.

EDUCATION

Freire, P. 2000. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Bloomsbury Publishing.

Leonardo, Zeus and Ronald K. Porter. 2010. "Pedagogy of fear: Toward a Fanonian theory of ‘safety’ in race dialogue." Race Ethnicity and Education, 13(2): 139-157.

PSYCHOLOGY

Sue, D. W., Rivera, D. P., Watkins, N. L., Kim, R. H., Kim, S., & Williams, C. D. 2011. Racial dialogues: challenges faculty of color face in the classroom. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 17(3), 331.

Sue, D. W., Rivera, D. P., Capodilupo, C. M., Lin, A. I., & Torino, G. C. 2010. Racial dialogues and White trainee fears: Implications for education and training. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 16(2), 206.

Sue, D.W, Torino, G. C., Capodilupo, C. M., Rivera, D. P., & Lin, A. I. 2009. How White faculty perceive and react to difficult dialogues on race: Implications for education and training. The Counseling Psychologist, 37(8), 1090-1115.

Venner, K. L., & Verney, S. P. 2015. Motivational interviewing: Reduce student reluctance and increase engagement in learning multicultural concepts. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 46(2), 116.

SOCIOLOGY

Jason, Kendra and Sarah Nell Epplen. 2016. “Interrogating Ourselves in a Racialized World: Using Personal Experience to Improve Students’ Understanding of Racism.” Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, 2(4): 584-590.

Bailey, Amy Kate. Jason Leiker, Andrew Gutierrez, Eric C. Larson, and Serena Mitchell. 2015. “Memorializing Lynch Victims: Countering Colorblind Ideologies with Experiential Learning.” Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, 1 (3): 454-459.

Strmic-Pawl, Hephzibah. 2015. “More Than a Knapsack: The White Supremacy Flower as a New Model for Teaching Racism.” Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, 1(1:192-197).

Valiente-Neighbours, Jimiliz. 2015. Beyond “Post-Race Paralysis”: Creating Critical Dialogue on Race in the Obama Era. Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, 1(2): 331-335.

WOMEN & GENDER STUDIES

Weber, Lynn 1990. Fostering positive race, class, and gender dynamics in the classroom. Women's Studies Quarterly, 18(1/2), 126-134.

VIDEO RESOURCES

Many of these videos are available for free on-line on YouTube.com:

  • RACE THE POWER OF AN ILLUSION (2003)
    • Episode One: The Difference Between Us
    • Episode Two: The Story We Tell
    • Episode Three: The House We Live In
  • RECLAIMING THEIR VOICE: THE FIGHT FOR THE NATIVE AMERICAN VOTE IN NEW MEXICO & BEYOND (2009)
  • BAMBOOZLED (2000)
  • UNNATURAL CAUSES: IS INEQUALITY MAKING US SICK (2008)
  • THE HUMAN FAMILY TREE (2010)
  • MIRRORS OF THE HEART: RACE AND IDENTITY IN BOLIVIA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AND HAITI (1995)
  • THE COLOR OF FEAR (1994)
  • THE GREAT DEBATERS (2007)
  • RACE: ARE WE SO DIFFERENT? A PROJECT OF THE AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (2011)
  • ETHNIC NOTIONS (1986)
  • DR. CAMARA JONES: THE GARDNER’S TALE: LEVELS OF RACISM (2010)
  • DR. CAMARA JONES: ALLEGORIES ON RACE AND RACISM (2010)
  • THE GREAT DEBATERS (2006)
  • PEOPLE LIKE US: SOCIAL CLASS IN AMERICA (2006)

Application for the Study of "Race" & Social Justice Certificate

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