NETWORK Luncheon - Presumption of Incompetence
Apr 21, 2011
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
|Where||University Club, $10 per person|
|Contact Name||Marian R. Vasser|
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The luncheon dialogue speaker will be Dr. Sharon Moore, Kent School of Social Work and her UofL colleagues who authored a chapter in her newly edited book Dilemmas of Black Faculty at Predominantly White Institutions in the United States: Issues of the Post-Multicultural Era. Also included in the text is a chapter authored by a former UofL faculty member.
The text encompasses the physical, psychological, spiritual, social, and legal issues confronting African American faculty who teach at white academic institutions. This text will be particularly relevant for the University of Louisville culture since the University is a predominantly white higher education institution (PWI), located in a “Adams state”… The Kentucky Plan by providing an opportunity to listen to the voices of African American faculty in preparation to enhance the campus climate and educational process for future students.