RANGER RECOVERY

Center for Ethnic Studies Annual Conference

How to be an Antiracist Campus and Community


Wed, Apr 20, 2022  |  5:30-7:30 pm  |  In-Person & Virtual

UW-Parkside Student Center, Cinema

WITH GUEST SPEAKER*

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
National Book Award-winning historian and New York Times-bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist


Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University, and the founding director of the BU Center for Antiracist Research. He is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and a CBS News racial justice contributor.  

Dr. Kendi is the author of many highly acclaimed books including Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, making him the youngest ever winner of that award. He had also produced five straight #1 New York Times bestsellers, including How to Be an Antiracist, Antiracist Baby, and Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, co-authored by Jason Reynolds. In 2020, Time magazine named Dr. Kendi one of the 100 most influential people in the world. He was awarded a 2021 MacArthur Fellowship, popularly known as the Genius Grant. His next two books, coming out in June, are How to Raise an Antiracist and the picture book, Goodnight Racism


*Dr. Kendi will join the conversation virtually. Participants can attend in-person or virtually.

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Thank you for joining us to explore what it means to be an antiracist campus and community.

AGENDA

5:30-6:30

Conversation with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
Moderator: Dr. Sheronda Glass

Dr. Kendi will join virtually in real-time for this interactive dialogue.

6:45-7:30 pm

Panel Discussion

Dive Deeper into Dr. Kendi's Work

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is the author of many highly acclaimed books including Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, making him the youngest winner of the award. 

Students are encouraged to check out Dr. Kendi's books, available on reserve at the UW-Parkside Library. (See below for more ways to read.)

You may also be interested in purchasing his books. Visit his author store on the Penguin Random House website.

How to be an Antiracist

Print copies can be checked out for seven days at the front desk of the library.

Online access to listen to the audiobook can be found here.

Online access to read the ebook can be found here.


Stamped from the Beginning: the Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

Print copies can be checked out for seven days at the front desk of the library.

Online access to listen to the audiobook can be found here.


Ebooks and electronic audiobooks

Can be accessed using your computer and/or the Libby app. Holds can also be placed on the app. For more information, and access to the Libby app, visit this guide.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Kenneth French  |  frenchk@uwp.edu

About Dr. Sheronda Glass, moderator

Dr. Sheronda Glass has been the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Human Resources and Employee Engagement at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside since June of 2016. As assistant vice chancellor, she is responsible for guiding and directing the human resources function for the organization. She is a human resources executive with over 20 years of experience having worked in a variety of industries, including healthcare, consumer products/manufacturing, and most recently, K-12 education. She has extensive experience in the areas of conflict resolution, performance management, labor relations, and diversity management. She has also worked as a consultant for over six years, consulting in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. She is a certified trainer/facilitator in the areas of conflict resolution, emotional intelligence, performance management, and cultural competency. She has received recognition for her work in the areas of diversity and inclusion. 

Sheronda received her Ph.D. in Organizational Management and Human Resources from Capella University. She has taught human resources courses at UW-Parkside, including Performance Management, Staffing Organization, and currently teaches Essential Skills for Project Management and Introduction to Human Resources Management. She has also achieved the Professional in Human Resources certification awarded from the Society for Human Resources Management and the HR Certification Institute. She is a facilitator for the prep course for SHRM professional certifications and SHRM Essentials for non-HR managers. She is also the recipient of the 2018 Milwaukee Business Journal HR Award and the UW System 2019 Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award. 

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