Fireside Chat with Beverly Tatum

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

First Unitarian Society of Ithaca 306 N. Aurora St., Ithaca, NY

Dr. Beverly Tatum, President Emerita, Spelman College, author of the critically acclaimed book, “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria And Other Conversations About Race,” speaker, renowned authority on the psychology of racism, argues that straight talk about our racial identities is essential if we are serious about enabling communication across racial and ethnic divides. Dr. Tatum discusses racial identity development and the challenges with having meaningful conversations on race. Explore racial stereotypes, beliefs, perspectives, and embrace and continue crossracial dialogue with Dr. Tatum. Facilitated by Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell, Director of Programs & Outreach, Provost & Educational Affairs, Ithaca College.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence, the Village at Ithaca, First Unitarian Society of Ithaca, Equity Inclusion Leadership Council, Southside Community Center, Multicultural Resource Center, Teacher-on-the-Go Consulting Group, and Office of Engagement Initiatives.

Please note that there may be photographers from the Center for Teaching Excellence at this event. The photos may appear on the CTE website or on our Twitter page. Contact CornellCTE@cornell.edu if you do not wish to be photographed. Thank you.

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Margaret Nichols

Margaret Nichols left a positive review 9/15/2017

This was a first-rate discussion--thoughtful, clearly informed by extensive research and experience, and inspiring.