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Social Identity Wheel
"The Social Identity Wheel worksheet is an activity that encourages students to identify and reflect on the various ways they identify socially, how those identities become visible or more keenly felt at different times, and how those identities impact the ways others perceive or treat them. The worksheet prompts students to fill in various social identities (such as race, gender, sex, ability disability, sexual orientation, etc.) and further categorize those identities based on which matter most in their self-perception and which matter most in others’ perception of them."
Cultural Diversity Self Assessment Survey
Lowe Columbia College, Speech 114 course, "a questionnaire or survey that's kind of like a 'personality quiz.'"
The Urgency of Intersectionality
Kimberlé Crenshaw's TedTalk, 2016, 19 minutes
"Now more than ever, it's important to look boldly at the reality of race and gender bias -- and understand how the two can combine to create even more harm. Kimberlé Crenshaw uses the term "intersectionality" to describe this phenomenon; as she says, if you're standing in the path of multiple forms of exclusion, you're likely to get hit by both. In this moving talk, she calls on us to bear witness to this reality and speak up for victims of prejudice."
Microaggressions in the Classroom
By Focused.Arts.Media.Education, 2017, 18 minutes
How Religion is Part of Intersectionality: This Sikh Social Justice Educator Says It All
Video of Sonny Singh by #RaceAnd, 2016, 3 minutes.
"Sonny Singh gives us insight on how he navigates the world as a South Asian turban wearing Sikh man but also sheds light on how his privileged identities as a cishet abled bodied middle class man can be utilized to stand in solidarity with others."
Newspapers & Magazines
Go Ahead, Speak for Yourself
By Kwame Anthony Appiah, New York Times, Opinion, 2018
"Not every opinion needs to be underwritten by your race or gender or other social identity."
Intersectionality is not a label by Latoya Peterson
Part of the Washington Post's "In Theory" series of Opinion pieces on intersectionality, 2015
Black lives matter -- all of them
By Britteny Cooper; Part of the Washington Post's "In Theory" series of Opinion pieces on intersectionality, 2015
Here's why Equal Protection may not protect everyone equally
By Lauren Sudeall Lucas; Part of the Washington Post's "In Theory" series of Opinion pieces on intersectionality, 2015
Why intersectionality can't wait
by Kimberlé Crenshaw; Part of the Washington Post's "In Theory" series of Opinion pieces on intersectionality, 2015
Why we need a new masculinity
By Jamil Smith; Part of the Washington Post's "In Theory" series of Opinion pieces on intersectionality, 2015
How Black Middle-Class Kids Become Poor Adults
By Gillian B. White, The Atlantic, 2015. "Once they've grown up, African American children are more likely than their white counterparts to backslide into a lower economic group."
About the Guide
This guide was created by the Social Justice, Equity, and Teaching Transformation Faculty Learning Community (SETT-SU FLC) and Angeline Prichard, Research & Instructional Librarian. SETT-SU FLC is made up of faculty members from various departments across campus who share an interest in learning how to effectively teach topics of diversity and implement pedagogical choices that respect and affirm diversity in our classrooms.
If you have any suggested resources you think should be added to the guide, please submit them here!
Send any questions or comments about the guide to SETT-SU FLC co-facilitators Becky Anthony or Erin Stutelberg.