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ROBIN DiANGELO, academic, consultant, author of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism

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March 4, 2021 / 7:00 pm EST

Robin Diangelo

This event is sponsored by the Honors College Visiting Scholars program.  Dr. Robin DiAngelo is an American author, consultant, and facilitator working in the fields of critical discourse analysis and whiteness studies. In 2011 she coined the term White Fragility in an academic article which has influenced the international dialogue on race. She has numerous publications and books. Her 2018 book, White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism, debuted on the New York Times bestseller list upon its release and has remained there for over two years. To date, it is being translated into 10 languages.

DiAngelo is an Affiliate Associate Professor of Education at the University of Washington. She is a two-time winner of the Student’s Choice Award for Educator of the Year at the University of Washington’s School of Social Work. In addition to her academic work, DiAngelo has been a consultant and trainer for over 20 years on issues of racial and social justice.

Additional support provided by the Black Cultural Center; Latino Cultural Center; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Center; and the Asian American and Asian Resource Cultural Center.

For more information on the Honors College Visiting Scholars program, please visit their website

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Moderated by Dr. Megha Anwer
Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity, Purdue Honors College
For more information on Dr. Anwer, please check here.

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