Diversity Initiatives: Op-Ed: An intersectional analysis of the blackface Snapchat

This article appeared in Michigan Daily, Op-Ed: “An intersectional analysis of the blackface Snapchat.” March 26, 2018.

Submitted by Critical Ethnic & Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Graduate Student Group, with support from Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Faculty and United Asian American Organizations Executive Board.

Read the article here.

Educational Resources: Michael Goh, “Inclusive Excellence in Higher Education”

As a part of the INDIGO Salon lecture series, Dr. Michael Goh (Interim Vice President, Office for Equity and Diversity, University of Minnesota) presented March 12, 2018 on “Inclusive Excellence in Higher Education: Lessons from Science, Practice, and one Taxi-Driver.”

Dr. Goh delivered an inspiring lecture, which began with his vision that ​”​diversity is defined not only as a driving force but a necessary condition for excellence​​ ​in ​the work and lives of every student, faculty, and staff member.” He then offered​ four “Ps: Purpose, Principle, Program and People, which, coupled with insightful ways to understand Asian Americans’ self-perception, can facilitate the ​implementation of ​Institutional Diversity, Inclusive Excellence, and Intercultural Competence.

For more information on Dr. Goh’s work at the University of Minnesota, see the university’s Institute for Diversity, Equity and Advocacy (IDEA).

Click here to view a handout of slides from Dr. Goh’s presentation: [Handout]

INDIGO Salon with Dr. Michael Goh, Monday 3/12/2018

Michael Goh (Interim Vice President, Office for Equity and Diversity, University of Minnesota)

“Inclusive Excellence in Higher Education: Lessons from Science, Practice, and one Taxi-Driver.”

Monday, March 12, 12-1:30pm, 1014 Tisch Hall

Dr. Goh will discuss the challenges of facilitating diverse perspectives, representation, and strategic initiatives in higher education, as well as his hopes for the future.

View the full abstract here.

A light lunch will be served.

Town Hall (3/28/16): “Asian and Asian American Faculty in LSA: A Glass Ceiling?”

Below is a video of a presentation offered at an Asian and Asian American Faculty Town Hall.

“Asian and Asian American Faculty in LSA: A Glass Ceiling?” March 28, 2016.
Henderson Room, Michigan League, University of Michigan.

This event was sponsored by Asian, Pacific Islander American Studies, with support from College of LSA, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and the National Center for Institutional Diversity.