When people talk about race, why is it that whiteness is rarely discussed? What does it mean that this nation and the globe normalizes white identity as the standard definition of a human? When we talk about racial justice, we must challenge the status quo and uproot definitions of identity that no longer serve the fight for racial equity.
This decal will dissect the historical power dynamics that constitute, perpetuate, and weaponize whiteness. We will have uncomfortable conversations that confront power and positionality and also learn from liberatory resistance movements from across the globe. This class will not coddle white fragility or seek to be an “Allyship 101” class but rather is designed to deconstruct, dismantle, and uproot whiteness as a construct.
There are no exams, no essays, no heavy assignments in the course. The class is discussion based so attendance is highly encouraged but not mandatory.
The class will be held at 247 Cory Hall on Monday from 2-4pm. The course number is #21665. We will begin class on August 30th. Victoria Robinson is the faculty sponsor for the course.
Fall 2021 will be the 8th consecutive semester of Deconstructing whiteness. Will you join our intentional conversations about race, power, identity, and the paths to liberation?
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