Northwestern University

Tue 1:00 PM

Graduate Workshop: Diversity, Inclusion, and Communication

When: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM  

Where: 627 Dartmouth Place, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Student

Contact: Tom Popelka   1.847.491.3106

Group: Searle Graduate Events

Category: Academic

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Diversity, Inclusion, and Communication
Tuesday April 16
1-2:30 pmĀ 
Facilitator: Devin Moss, Director of LGBT Resource Center, Northwestern University

Social justice is the pursuit of fairness and equity for populations, who are, currently and historically, marginalized, exploited, dis-empowered, or violated based on their social group membership. These manifestations of oppression are the pervasive existence of social inequality woven through social institutions as well as embedded within individual consciousness. The goal of this workshop is to help participants recognize and discuss concepts of power, oppression, and privilege in their everyday lives and the ways in which this shapes the interactions that take place in and around the classroom.

Devin D. Moss, originally from Memphis, TN, is the Director of the LGBT Resource Center. He comes to Northwestern from the University of South Carolina where he served as the coordinator of LGBT Programs and Services. Devin earned a master's degree from New York University in Gender Politics, having completed a thesis titled "The Morehouse Man: Black Male Gender, Sexuality, and Masculinity." Devin also wrote and produced a short documentary entitled: "Queer Male Too-sim: The Discrimination from Within" and taught a Gender Intergroup Dialogue course. Devin studied Higher Education Administration at the University of Kansas and served as the graduate LGBT Resource Center Coordinator. Devin's previous work in student affairs includes working with TRiO programs and career services.
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