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10th Annual Diversity Conference

"I am Diversity"

 

The Office of the President is pleased to announce the 10th Annual Diversity Conference to be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, in the Festival Conference and Student Center. This year’s theme is I am Diversity.

Online registration for the 2016 Diversity Conference "I am Diversity" is now closed. However, those interested may register at the door beginning at 8:00am the day of the conference.

 

As the diversity conference continues to grow and evolve, we anticipate even more faculty and staff participation this year. Your involvement allows for the generation of innovation and action towards creating a beneficially diverse environment on campus.

Please contact James Robinson (robinsjr@jmu.edu) of the Conference Planning Committee with any questions

In order to guarantee a spot in a session, please register online using the link above.  You will be able to register at the door at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the conference, but please note that some sessions may be full.

Check in begins at 8:00 a.m. outside the Festival Grand Ballroom.  Welcome and Opening Remarks to follow at 8:30 a.m.  Morning refreshments will be available during this time.

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Cultivating the Engaged University: New Structures for Empowering Women and Underrepresented Minority Faculty

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

MadisonMatters 2015: Perceptions of Campus Climate Across Emerging Demographic Groups

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Language Learning for the Real World

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Empowering Inclusion: Two Out-of-School Programs for Under-Served and Under-Resourced Local Middle and High School Students

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Mattering and the Integration of Males and Black Students at Madison College

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

We've (Almost) Arrived! Latinos and Stereotyping in Today's Commercial Theatre

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Working with Multiculturally Diverse Teams: Diversity from the eyes of James Madison University faculty members

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Civility Across the Diversity Spectrum

 

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Bridging the Gap Between Students and Faculty: Discovering the Abilities In Disabilities

 

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

The "Adventure Gap" What is it? and How is JMU addressing it?

 

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

JMU's New Instructional Faculty Diversity Recruitment and Retention Strategies

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

The Diversity Teach-In: Building Brave Spaces In and Outside the Classroom

 

 

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Educating for Equity: A Forum of VA-NAME

 

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Meeting Resistance with Curiosity:Talking about Whiteness in Class Discussions

 

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Diversity through Internationalization: Fulbright, INU, and More 

 

 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Enriching the diversity of campus through an effective re-entry process for study abroad students

 

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Micro-inequities exclude

 

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Building an Inclusive Community Part 1: Exploring and Honoring the Intersections of Identities to Build an Inclusive Learning Community

 

 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

 Breaking New Ground: Respect and Inclusion in the Workplace

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Diversity, Refugees, Climate Change, and Security: A multi-disciplinary team based approach by CISTP Student Research Interns

 

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Valuing Diversity in Academic Departments

 

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

You Want Me To Work With Who?


1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Women’s and Gender Studies in General Education


1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Designing for Diversity & Accessibility

 

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Why I Seem So Tired/Sad/Angry and How I Sleep at Night: Navigating Current Events and the Emotional Labor of Faculty Lives

 

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

A Cross-Cultural Examination of Positive Emotions: Joy, Awe, and Flow

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Building an Inclusive Community Part 2: Navigating and Responding to Triggering Experiences Related to Identity

 

 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Title IX: Protection for All


 


Inclement Weather Info

  • Ø If JMU is closed - Conference will be cancelled.
  • Ø If JMU opens one hour late - Conference Schedule will be:

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Check-in & Morning Refreshments

9:35 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:50 a.m.- 10:50 a.m. Concurrent Conference Sessions I

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Conference Sessions II

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:35 p.m. Recognition of IDEA, DEAP & WOD Awards

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Conference Sessions III

3:00 p.m. - Conversations in the Ballroom

  • Ø If JMU opens two hours late - Conference Schedule will be:

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Check-in & Morning Refreshments

10:35 a.m.  – 10:50 a.m. - Welcome and Opening Remarks

Cancelled Concurrent Conference Sessions I

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Conference Sessions II

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:35 p.m. Recognition of IDEA, DEAP & WOD Awards

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Conference Sessions III

3:00 p.m. - Conversations in the Ballroom

Cultivating the Engaged University:  New Structures for Empowering Women and Underrepresented Minority Faculty