White Fragility

February 6, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Investors Group Athletic Centre, University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus
75 Sidney Smith St
MB R3T 2M6

What: “White Fragility” by Dr. Robin DiAngelo, Robert and Elizabeth Knight Distinguished Visiting Lecturer
When: Feb. 6; Lecture: 3-5 p.m. Doors open at 2 p.m.
Lecture location: Investors Group Athletic Centre, Fort Garry Campus.
Live streaming location: Frederic Gaspard Theatre, Bannatyne Campus.

Rush seating. Please advise of any accessibility requirements in your registration.
RSVP is required by emailing: rsvp@umanitoba.ca. Please indicate which location you will be attending.

Professors and instructors are invited to register their classes for this event. If registering a class or group, please indicate the number of seats required and a contact name/information for the group. Individuals, groups and classes may register; staff should check with their supervisors if they are interested in attending.

DiAngelo, who holds a PhD in multicultural education and is an affiliate associate professor of education at the University of Washington, mainly focuses her research in Whiteness studies and critical discourse analysis, and much of her work over the past 20 years has been dedicated to understanding the effects of race, and the blind spots of white people that sustain an unequal society.

More information is available here.