Office of Diversity & Inclusion: Events and Classes

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    • "Just One Word"

    • Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • “Just One Word” is a moderated dialogue that takes place over a lunch or dinner, during which participants share their understanding and experience of a specific word. Our word for this semester is "empathy!"  Years ago, one of my mentors reminded me that while we may . . .
    • Location: Wait Chapel, Balcony Room
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    • The Empathy Challenge: Book Discussion

    • Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Join us in reading “Empathy:  Why it Matters and How to Get It” written by renowned speaker, Roman Kznaric. Together, we will explore Kznaric’s six life-enhancing habits of highly empathic people and discuss the real life applications and implications of his ideas. . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Gatekeepers Workshop 1: Enhancing Our Community through Inclusion (Community)

    • Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • In fall 2009, the Office of the Provost began to offer Gatekeepers Workshops in partnership with the Wake Forest Professional Development Center.  A “gatekeeper” is any member of the Wake Forest community who represents the University through his or her interaction with students, . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Gatekeepers Workshop 2: Cross Cultural Conflict & Dialogue

    • Thursday, December 7th, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Please Note:  You MUST complete Gatekeepers I prior to participating to this class. “Gatekeepers II:  Cross Cultural Conflict & Dialogue” is the second workshop in the Gatekeepers Workshop Series. If you have ever had an unpleasant conflict that you wish could have . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • The Art of Empathy

    • Friday, December 8th, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • "It may well be the imaginative capacity that allows us to also experience empathy with different points of view, even with interests apparently at odds with our own." Maxine Greene Through art, imagination and just plain fun we are given incredible opportunities to experience . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • (Lunch & Learn) Gatekeepers 3: Contact Theory and Dialogue

    • Friday, December 15th, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Please Note:  You MUST complete Gatekeepers I & II prior to participating to this class. “Gatekeepers III:  Contact Theory and Dialogue” is the third workshop in the Gatekeepers Workshop Series.  Engaging in effective dialogue is challenging to most individuals . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • (Lunch & Learn) GateKeepers 4: Unconscious Bias

    • Monday, December 18th, 2017 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • The GateKeepers Workshop Series was created to help individuals (faculty, staff, and students) to enhance their cultural competence one step and one experience at a time. Since the series was created in 2009, nearly 2,000 members of the community have participated in the series.  Through . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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