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Archive for December, 2010

Safe Spaces Not Safe for Race?

December 27, 2010

In my classes, I often feel the need to defend my point in some way, or even defend my race, although it is assumed that the classroom is a safe discussion space. And sometimes I just don't want to have to work that hard.
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Mistaken Identity

December 12, 2010

“Wait, you’re not the professor?” Confused, I shook my head no... There aren’t many Asian or Asian American students on campus, so I guess it made sense to them that the Asian in the room would be teaching Modern China.
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An Interview With Pam Phayme, Director of Diversity at Barnard

December 1, 2010
An Interview With Pam Phayme, Director of Diversity at Barnard

I think the significance of having an office on a campus, whether it's an Office of Diversity Initiatives, an Office of Multicultural Affairs, I think what that shows on behalf of the institution is a commitment to the issues. Commitment to issues of diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice,
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