CO-SPONSORED EVENT: A discussion with Robin DiAngelo on “White Fragility”
Michigan League Ballroom, 911 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109
Dr. Robin DiAngelo is Affiliate Associate Professor of Education at the University of Washington. In addition, she holds two Honorary Doctorates. She is a two-time winner of the Student’s Choice Award for Educator of the Year at the University of Washington’s School of Social Work. She has numerous publications and books. In 2011 she coined the term White Fragility in an academic article which has influenced the international dialogue on race. Her book, White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism was released in June of 2018 and debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List. In addition to her academic work, Dr. DiAngelo has been a consultant and trainer for over 20 years on issues of racial and social justice.
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.
This event will be live-streamed here on Facebook and at fordschool.umich.edu.
Sponsored by: Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, School of Education, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, the University of Michigan Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the CEW+ Frances and Sydney Lewis Visiting Leaders Fund