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Tag: diversity

  • Diversity and Inclusion: Disabilities on Campus

    From our friends in Global Neighbors: Diversity and Inclusion: Considering the Role of Disabilities on Campus Thursday, November 17, 4:30pm in the Scheuer Room What is diversity and why have we been engaging with it predominantly through the lenses of race, gender, and class? Why is it that even though 25% of students on campus…

  • Considering and challenging the legacy of “diversity”

    LPAC Cinema at 6:30 PM on November 10th Join Peripeteia’s Prelude panel discussion on “Diversity“, together with Swarthmore College’s President Val Smith, Peace & Conflict Studies Professor Sa’ed Atshan History Professor Allison Dorsey. The Prelude discussion series hosts panelists from different disciplines to unpack and engage in complex topics like “diversity.” In an increasingly globalized world, how do we approach…

  • Collection with Robert George ’77 and Cornel West

    Collection with Robert George ’77 and Cornel West Monday, February 10, 2014 4:30-6:00 p.m. Friends Meeting House From the campus calendar:  http://bit.ly/LDUwIz Amid the difficult campus conversations at Swarthmore in Spring 2013, many students, alumni, faculty, and staff grew concerned about the ways in which community members were (and, in many ways, weren’t) engaging each…

  • Appreciation for Dean Rafael Zapata

    by Lee Smithey This afternoon, I attended a remarkable (and tasty and musical) reception in appreciation of Dean Rafael Zapata, who will be taking up a new position as Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice President at Providence College. Those who spoke shared Dean Zapata’s personal warmth, his deep intellectualism, his love and concern for…