2012 - 2013

Diversity Dialogues Archives, 2012-2013

Presented by Michael Sidney Fosberg, actor, author, activist
Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 10:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

This one-man performance will explore our perceptions of identity, stereotypes, race and family history.

Introductory remarks by Mahzarin R. Banaji, Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics, Department of Psychology; Senior Adviser to the Dean on Faculty Development.

Coming to See Privilege Systems: A Surprising Journey
Presented by Peggy McIntosh, Ph.D., Associate Director of the Centers for Women, Wellesley College
Thursday, December 13, 2012, 10:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

This seminar will focus on the various dimensions of privilege and how we handle privilege, which can be the deciding factor between inclusion and exclusion.

Introductory remarks by William R. Fitzsimmons, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid to Students in Harvard College.

Click here to read the Harvard Gazette article covering the event.

Almost a Woman
Presented by Esmeralda Santiago, author, screenwriter, and essayist
Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 10:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

This presentation will explore themes of inclusion, migration, culture and sexuality through the personal stories and experiences of Esmeralda Santiago.

Introductory remarks by Judith D. Singer, Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity; James Bryant Conant Professor of Education.

Click here to read the Harvard Gazette article covering the event.