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Inclusion Starts with Me Teach-In

As part of the university’s continuous commitment to diversity and inclusion, we are pleased to announce that Academic Affairs will partner with the Office of University Diversity & Inclusion to host the second Inclusion Starts with Me Teach-In on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  This event is open to the campus community and will feature several Cal Poly educators.

See the complete schedule in table format below, or download the poster and help spread the word here (11x17 paper): 2018 Teach In Schedule and Artivism Poster

2018 Inclusion Starts with Me Teach In Schedule:




“Want to Change the World? Start Here!” Ryan Alaniz, Social Sciences (180-101)


“Myth vs. Fact About Undocumented Students”, Katherine Zevallos Pastor, Dream Center, and Zulema Aleman, Undocually Working Group (38-114)


Re-envisioning definitions of “American” in art and collecting practices”, Elizabeth Adan, Art & Design/WGS, and Catherine Trujillo, Kennedy Library (Library-202B)



Building a Community of Active Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence”, Christine Hackman, Kinesiology (14-249)


“Critical Refugee Studies: Viet Nguyen Reading Circle”, Margaret Bodemer, History, and Roberta Wolfson, English (38-114) (Find the short articles to be discussed here: Viet Nguyen Articles)


“Examining New American Social Movements: Psychological underpinnings of #metoo & #blacklivesmatter”, Carrie Langner & Julie Garcia, Psychology & Child Development (186-C203)



“If we build it, will they go? Migration, the economy, and the unintended consequences of increased border security”, Sara Lopus, Social Sciences (10-200)


“Science Behaving Badly: Reproductive Health Disparities for Women of Color”, Leola Macmillan, Ethnic Studies (10-124)


“The Impact of Privilege: Masculinity, Sexual Assault, and the Entertainment Industry”, Nick Bilich, Men & Masculinity Program (14-250)


“What American Muslims Really Believe”, Stephen Lloyd-Moffett, Religious Studies (180-102)


“Art-as-Activism= ARTIVISM!”, UU Plaza, featuring Aerosol and Screen-Printing with East LA’s Self Help Graphics & Arts, Papel Picado with the Chicanx/Latinx Faculty & Staff Association, Watercolor with Kennedy Library, ‘Zine Making with the Cross Cultural Centers, Guerrilla Screen-Printing! (BYO T-Shirts, Totes, etc) with Elizabeth Folk and Volunteers from the Art Department, and Button Making with the Office of University Diversity & Inclusion


“Define Asian American”, Asian & Pacific Islander Faculty and Staff Association (10-124)


“Stress in Chinese Immigrants: A Possible Application for Epigenetics”, A STRIDE seminar featuring, Jeanne-Marie McPherson, Microbiology Major, Marilyn Tseng, Kinesiology, and Sandi Clement, Biology (38-121)


“Aerosol and Screen-Printing Workshop with Self Help Graphics: Art and Activism”, East Los Angeles’ Self Help Graphics and Arts, UU Stage (11AM-1PM)


“Documenting Immigration Narratives with Video”, Kim Bisheff, Journalism (53-202)




“Exiled: From the Killing Fields of Cambodia to California and Back”, Katya Cengel, Journalism (65-219)


“Fake News and the Backfire Effect”, Andrea Terry, Communication Studies (11-104)


“International Students Defining American”, Bryan Hubain, Cross Cultural Centers (38-114)


“White Skeptics”, Megan Lambertz-Berndt, Communication Studies (21-205)



“Free Speech Workshop”, Dean of Students Office (186-C102)


“Temporary Guest Workers & the Bracero Program”, Lizzie Lamoree, Ethnic Studies (21-205)



“Reproductive Justice. It’s just as important and relevant as ever”, Jennifer Denbow, Political Science (10-226)


The Day Rihanna Turned Black: Race, Creolity, and Contemporary Popular Culture”, Alpen Razi, Ethnic Studies (2-213)



“Ideologies of Spanish as an Immigrant Language”, Silvia Marijuan, World Languages & Culture (10-225)


“Undocumented Survivors”, Zulema Aleman, Undocually Working Group (14-251)



Viet Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Keynote Speech and Book Signing, Chumash Auditorium

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