“Whitewashing”: Racial Disenfranchisement in higher
education-Is there systemic racism on UM-Flint’s Campus? (Panel)
The panel discussion will explore the ways in which
race, and particularly whiteness, shape higher education in the U.S. The discussion will include critical
examinations of how the U.S. higher education infrastructure systemically
advantages, and indeed was designed for, white students, faculty and staff, and
how contemporary educational institutions are, or are not working to challenge
this legacy. More specifically to
UM-Flint, this panel will challenge contradictions between perceptions and
realities of the campus climate, and explore unintended impediments that put at
variance our mission statements and the pragmatic instruments for their wholesome
Dr. Ernest Emenyonu, Professor of Africana Studies
Dr. David Luke, Ph.D., Director of UM-Flint’s Intercultural
Thom Bell, Director of UM-Flint’s Center for Educator
Date: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
Time: 11:00am - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Happenings Room, Harding Mott University Center, UM-Flint, 400 Mill St. Flint, MI 48503
Food will be provided.
For additional Information, please contact Jenee Price at firstname.lastname@example.org or (810) 424-5456.