During the 2020–21 academic year, the Inclusive Excellence workshop series went virtual, with workshops conducted via Zoom. Topics ranged from recognizing microaggressions and tips for inclusive advising to how to embrace and encourage wellness.
Videos of the workshops are available to members of the Notre Dame community through Sakai. You can access the full library at:
From “Inclusive Excellence: Becoming Beloved Community” (May 2018)
- Keynote: “Full Participation and Campus Change” (836 kb PDF) (John Saltmarsh, University of Massachusetts, Boston)
- “Project Inclusion” (1.4 mb PDF) (Alane Shanks and Jenene Cook, Renga Consulting)
- “Faculty Sexual Violence Prevention Education and Disability Overview and Student Accommodations” (2.9 mb PDF) (Shelly Liapes and Matt Lahey, Notre Dame)
- “Caring for Ourselves, Caring for Our Academic Community” (2 mb PDF) (Jenna Gehl Jones, Notre Dame)
- “Welcoming and Supporting Faculty from Under-Represented Groups” (2.3 mb PDF) (Tiffany Taylor Smith, University of Dayton)
- “Community Engagement to Foster Welcoming and Belonging” (835 kb PDF) (Connie Snyder Mick, Notre Dame; Shelly Zabukovic, Logan Center; Humberto Delgado, La Casa de Amistad)
- “Culturally Competent Advising: Beyond the Demographics” (778 kb PDF) (Pamela Nolan Young, Notre Dame)
- Select Resources on Microaggressions (75 kb PDF)
- Select Resources on Academic Diversity and Inclusion (64 kb PDF)
- Select Resources on Race, Class, and Gender in the Classroom (418 kb PDF)
Produced by the Office of the Provost, With a Side of Knowledge is a podcast that features informal conversations with scholars, makers, and professionals both from Notre Dame and elsewhere. Episodes of interest from a diversity and inclusion perspective include:
- On ‘American Spy’ and Finding It on the Page—Lauren Wilkinson, Author
- On Research, Universities, and the Love of Dogs—Marie Lynn Miranda, Notre Dame
- On AI and Why We Need Humans (and Tiger King)—Mutale Nkonde, AI for the People
- On Incredible Women and a Story Too Good to Pass Up—Ann Little, Colorado State University
- On Exile, Literature, and Feeling Small Before the Page—Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, Author
Learning About Anti-Racism
The conveners of the Notre Dame Diversity & Inclusion Conference have compiled this list of resources for education, reflection, and action on what it means to be an anti-racist. The document below includes links to articles, videos, books, and other tools.
Toward a More Inclusive Academy
Participants in a panel convened by the Columbia Center for Archaeology, the Society of Black Archaeologists, and the Theoretical Archaeology Group describe effective ways to become educated allies, especially about inequities arising from differences surrounding race, sexuality, gender, ability, and class.