ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Early bird registration for the fifth annual Anti-Racist Pedagogy Across the Curriculum(ARPAC) workshop at St. Cloud State University is now open through April 15. The award-winning program is open to teaching faculty from all Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) as well as other higher education institutions May 15- 23.
Early registration for St. Cloud State faculty is $65, $250 for non-St. Cloud State teaching faculty. Rates increase to $100 and $300 respectively after April 15. Rates vary for faculty and teaching graduate students. For details, visit http://scsu.mn/12Ig5h6.
The main objective of ARPAC is to examine how race and privilege frame our professional lives and to discover how racism manifests in our classrooms. The workshop provides useful ideas on how to incorporate anti-racism instructional methods into courses across disciplines, across campuses. The workshop takes place over two weeks: May 15-17 and May 20-23.
The program features nationally-recognized presenters on anti-racism efforts in higher education including:
- Joy Bailey, organizer/trainer with Crossroads Anti-Racism Organizing and Training, and adjunct instructor at Western Michigan University.
- Carmen Valenzuela, coordinator of the Minnesota Collaborative Anti-Racism Initiative.
- Amy Phillips, social work educator at Rutgers University, Minnesota State University – Moorhead and the University of North Dakota.
- Victor Rodríguez, professor of Chicano and Latino Studies at California State University, Long Beach.
ARPAC is organized by the Multicultural Resource Center and the Community Anti-Racism Education Initiative, and is sponsored by the MnSCU Diversity and Equity Mini-Grant and St. Cloud State University.
For more information, contact Kyoko Kishimoto at 320-308-6476 or firstname.lastname@example.org.