A Reflection on Tulsa 1921: Reporting a Massacre

Front cover of the book Tulsa 1921 Reporting a Massacre

Written by Saheli Nath, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Management — 

This book is a fascinating work highlighting the contradictions between history and memory. In this book, Krehbiel describes the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 and discusses the antecedents and consequences of the tragic event that left somewhere around ~300 African Americans dead (estimates . . .  read more

Creating “Unpracticed Conversations Assignments” for Our Courses

Front cover of the book "Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence" by Derald Wing Sue

by Laura Dumin, Ph.D., English — 

I am hoping to teach George Takei’s “They Calles Us Enemy” this spring. It’s a graphic novel about the Japanese internment camps in America. My hope is that by looking at this moment in time we might begin to discuss what it meant to look Asian/be Asian at that time. I’d like to talk about what it . . .  read more

Non-Binary Lives Book Reflection Reveals Challenges

Front cover of the book Non-binary Lives: An Anthology of Intersecting Identities

by Vanessa Bentley, Ph.D., Humanities and Philosophy — 

I attended two out of three sessions for the Non-Binary Lives reading group led by Ed Cunliff in Spring 2021. I joined the reading group for professional and personal reasons. Professionally, as a gender studies scholar, I’m interested in inclusionary and intersectional accounts of gender, . . .  read more

Reflecting on “practice retrieval” by a business faculty member

by Anonymous Business faculty — 

Something I am just now realizing, and appreciating, is that many of the speakers and books we are exposed to through 21CPI are saying the same things but in different words and examples, and methods. They are beginning to ‘transform’ me, so to speak, as they are incorporated into how I think about designing . . .  read more

Identifying and Managing Unconscious Bias reflection

M. Suzanne Clinton, DBA, SPHR, UCO College of Business — 

Overview and Reflection

On April 28, 2020, from 1-2:30, I attended “Identifying and Managing Unconscious Bias” with Lt. Wayland Cubit.  Since I teach Principles of Management and Organization Behavior, I was quite familiar with the terms Lt. Cubit used, their definitions, and their . . .  read more

Inclusion and Transformation at ITLC

Photo of Columbia University Teacher's College, NYC

Written by Trevor Cox, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Organizational Leadership, Adult Education and Safety Sciences

Introduction

For me, the beginnings of a transformative experience is when I have new questions — questions I had never thought about before and questions I do not quite have the answer to yet. So I want to share some of the new questions . . .  read more