Dr. Robin DiAngelo on “What Does It Mean to Be White?” – 3/4
March 4, 2019
11 am – 12:30 pm
George Sherman Union
775 Commonwealth Ave
Admission is free and open to the public.
Dr. Robin DiAngelo received her PhD in Multicultural Education from the University of Washington in Seattle in 2004. Her area of research is in Whiteness Studies and Critical Discourse Analysis, explicating how whiteness is reproduced in everyday narratives. Dr. DiAngelo 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, including Is Everybody Really Equal?: An Introduction to Key Concepts in Critical Social Justice Education, co-written with Özlem Sensoy, which received both the American Educational Studies Association Critics Choice Book Award (2012) and the Society of Professors of Education Book Award (2018). In 2011 she coined the term White Fragility. Her book, White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List.