POWER OF DIVERSITY LECTURE SERIES

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Tuesday, March 19 at 3 p.m. Thwing Center, 1914 Lounge.

Dorothy Miller, PhD

Director of the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women and Clinical Associate Professor at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at CWRU

Struggling to Get It Right: Gender, Race and Class Through a Lesbian, Feminist Lens

As director of the Center, Dr. Dorothy Miller is building on the efforts of the Flora Stone Mather Alumnae Association, Women's Coalition and many other campus women's organizations to develop a cohesive program addressing women students, faculty, staff, community and alumnae. She was hired in 2002 to create the Center for Women.

Dr. Miller's research agenda is focused on women's economic well-being. Her publications include the book, Women and Social Welfare: A Feminist Analysis. Her most recent publication is a co-edited book, Socializing Care: Feminist Ethics and Social Issuesincluded in Rowman and Littlefield's Feminist Constructions series.

Tuesday, April 9 at 3 p.m. Thwing Center, 1914 Lounge

Deepak Sarma, PhD

Professor of South Asian religions and philosophy, CWRU.

 

DARE: Articulating Race and Ethnicity

Dr Sarma will discuss an exploration of the construction of racial and ethnic categories and the paradox of accepting and enacting stereotypes in order to demolish them.

His current reflections and research focus on cultural theory, racism and post-colonialism. Sarma is the author of Classic Indian Philosophy: A Reader and Hinduism: A Reader as well as other publications and articles.