What does it mean to be an effective ally? Who are your allies & mentors? What historical or contemporary alliances have opened/are opening doors to greater inclusion and equity? How can members of dominant/empowered groups move toward more active alliance with traditionally marginalized groups?
These topics will be explored at ALLIANCE, the Program for Writing and Rhetoric’s Fifth Annual Undergraduate Diversity Conference, set for next month at CU-Boulder.
The schedule for the event on Wednesday, Feb. 19, in Room 235 of the University Memorial Center:
8:30 a.m. Breakfast; international food continues until 2 p.m.
9 a.m. Opening Event: Nii Armah Sowah, 1,000 Voices Project
9:45 a.m. CU Dialogues Program, facilitated by Pilar Prostko, Coordinator
11 a.m. Specially Selected Student Presentations on Alliance
1 p.m. Keynote: Tony Garcia, Director, Su Teatro, Colorado's largest and oldest Chicano theater troupe
Introduction: Dr. Alphonse Keasley, Assistant Vice Chancellor for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement
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