Diversity Forum: Learn more

graphic for 2016 Diversity ForumThe 2016 Diversity Forum on Nov. 1-2, hosted by Student Affairs, offers a variety of sessions that may interest you! Please attend any sessions listed below that appeal to you. See descriptions of these sessions at http://www.uww.edu/diversity/diversity-forum

  • Tuesday, November 1
    • 9-10:30am: Cultural Intelligence (CQ) and Why UW-W Needs it! (UC Hamilton Room)
    • 11am-noon: Cornerstones for Success (Roseman Gym)
    • 1-2pm: Sustained Learning: An Opportunity to Extend Learning about Culture and Self (UC 266)
    • 2-3pm: Now You See Me: Exploring the Lived Experiences of Persons with Visible and Invisible Disabilities (UC 261)
  • Wednesday, November 2
    • 9-10am: Advocacy, Identity and the University (UC 266)
    • 10:30am-noon: Engaging Racial Discomfort (UC Hamilton Room)
    • 1-2pm: Stepping and Strolling One’s Way to Success: How Black and Multicultural Fraternities and Sororities Facilitate the Success of College Students (UC Hamilton Room)
    • 2:30-3:30pm: Beyond Transactions: Workplace Relationships that Endure (UC Hamilton Room)

image of cover of The Cultural Intelligence DifferenceIf you’d like to learn more, Andersen Library can help! Use Library tools to find books such as The cultural intelligence difference: Master the one skill you can’t do without in today’s global economy (2nd-floor New Arrivals Island, HF5549.5.M5 L58 2011) and Leading with cultural intelligence: The real secret to success (online via ebrary academic ebook collection), both of which were written by Dr. David Livermore, who is presenting the “Cultural Intelligence (CQ) and Why UW-W Needs it!” session at 9 a.m. on Tuesday. Other resources include the books Disability and Community (online via ebrary) and Sight unseen (3rd-floor Main Collection, HV1593 .K528 1999), and Waist-high in the world: A life among the nondisabled (3rd-floor Main Collection, RC377 .M25 1996). Articles that may be found include “Outside looking in? Studies of the community integration of people with learning disabilities” (Disability & Society, 1998, vol.13:no.3, pp.389-413), “Navigating the journey to culturally responsive teaching: Lessons from the success and struggles of one first-year, Black female teacher of Black students in an urban school” (Teaching and Teacher Education, 2016, vol.60, pp.24-33), “Talent management in the video game industry: The role of cultural diversity and cultural intelligence” (Thunderbird International Business Review, 2012, vol.54:no.6, pp.845-858), “Leisure-time physical activity: Experiences of college students with disabilities” (Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 2016, vol.33:no.2, pp.176-194), “Social perception on social integration of people with disabilities” (Social Work Review, 2014, vol.13:no.3, pp.57-68), and “Keeping race in place: Racial microaggressions and campus racial climate at the University of California, Berkeley” (Chicano-Latino Law Review, 2002, vol.23, pp.15-113).

If you’d like assistance with finding additional resources, please ask a librarian (choose chat or email, phone 262-472-1032, or visit the Reference Desk).

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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