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Dr. Daniel G Solorzano
Monday, October 14 @ 11:30a in SSC 212
Using the Critical Race Tool of Racial Microaggressions
to Examine Everyday Racism and Racist Nativism in Academic and Social Spaces
Professor Daniel Solorzano will use a Critical Race Theory framework and the tools of racial microaggressions to study everyday racism and racist nativism inside and outside of college spaces. He will share various forms of data and working models to examine racial microaggressions, exploring the trajectory of this research and the questions yet unanswered. Lastly, Prof. Solorzano will engage our colleagues in a dialogue about how we can improve the college learning environments to maximize engagement, learning, and discovery for our increasingly diverse communities.
The objectives of the presentation are to:
Help participants gain a better understanding of racial microaggressions and their
impact on the campus racial climate;
Increase participants’ effectiveness at recognizing, interrupting, and responding to racial
Discuss tools and strategies for developing an on-going inclusive campus racial climate.
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