2009-2010 Initiatives

The IEI Program began in Fall of 2009, with four interns:

  • Heather Cruikshank (Fall semester only)
  • Silvia Gozzini, Sociology and Psychology major
  • Emily Nordling, English and History major with a concentration in creative fiction
  • Isaiah Wiles, Liberal Studies major with a concentration in Social Change

2009 – 2010 Projects

Inclusion and Equity Week held March 1 – 5, 2010:

3/1What About the ‘F’ Word?
Panel discussion on Feminisim
Cultural Center, 12:30 – 2 pm45
Stereotypes in Children’s Media
Ekstrom W210, 7 – 8 pm20
Night of Inclusion & Equity
Food, Fun, and Fellowship
Red Barn, 7 – 8:30 pm30
What’s Your Story? Multiculturalism on Campus
Panel discussion led by students, staff, and faculty from Kenya, Japan, Brazil, Italy, and more
Cultural Center, 1:30 – 2:30 pm12
 3/5Race and the Death Penalty
Ekstrom Chao Auditorium, 12:30 - 2 pm28

Additional Projects

Jane Elliot with the interns
IEI with Jane Elliott

Collaboration with C.O.N.E.C.T. on the “Privilege Walk” program.
White Privilege workshop conducted by Dr. David Owen.
Film viewing and discussion of Jane Elliot’s Blue-Eyed Documentary.

Interns also experienced extraordinary opportunities to have dinner and dialogue with Jane Elliot and tea with Frances Kendall during the 2009 – 2010 year.