Astronomy Colloquium for 2021-04-14

Series: Astronomy Colloquium
Date: Wednesday 14-Apr-2021
Time: 16:00-17:00 (4:00-5:00 pm)
Location: Zoom
Speaker: Dr. Christine Clark (UNLV)
Title: : Dancing with Pink Elephants: Facing and Taking Action to Dismantle Barriers to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice Work at the Departmental Level

This department colloquium will examine barriers to moving EDIJ work forward in higher education at the academic department level. While conversations about EDIJ in higher education have been taking place in various manners for many decades, many academic departments in higher education are still comprised of majority white male faculty. While gains have been made in student bodies, those gains follow predictable limited patterns—white women and international Students of Color are doing well, while U.S. Students of Color from historically and persistently marginalized and minoritized groups continue to be underrepresented. What factors protect these persistent of status quo demographic patterns? What can department faculty, staff, and students do to dismantle these factors? What are the educational benefits of EDIJ to all students, to academic departments, to industry, and to national laboratories in the Astronomy arena?

Colloquia for the Fall 2020 semester will be held on zoom. Contact Dr. Leslie Sage for details.

Colloquium Organizer: Dr. Leslie Sage


Special accommodations for individuals with disabilities can be made by calling (301) 405-3001. It would be appreciated if we are notified at least one week in advance.


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