Coms Faculty to Speak at Annual Teach In

As part of the university’s continuous commitment to diversity and inclusion, the annual Inclusion Starts with Me Teach In is scheduled for Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. This event is open to the campus community and offers a daylong series of workshops that focus on topics related to equity and social justice featuring Cal Poly educators. 

Several Communication Studies faculty are scheduled to present as guest speakers hosting a variety of different diversity and inclusivity workshops. For more information, visit Teach In.

Megan Lambertz-Berndt is co-presenting with Emily Ryalls in a workshop titled Who are you? Owning and Presenting your Privileged Identities from 9-11am (Bldg. 22m, Rm. 314). 

Grace Yeh is co-presenting with Jenell Navarro and Blanca Martinez-Navarro in a workshop titled 1619 – Family Separation since 1492 from 9-11am (Bldg. 35, Rm. 209).

Lisa Kawamura is co-presenting with Elizabeth Folk in a workshop titled Art and Activism (Screenprinting, button and poster making, tsuru folding, and activist art slideshow from 12-2pm (Bldg. 34, Rm. 128). 

Megan Lambertz-Berndt is co-presenting again with Emily Ryalls and Carrie Langner in an additional workshop titled Building White Allyship in the Classroom: How to Address Campus Bias Incidents from 12-2pm (Bldg. 186, Rm. C101). 

Lisa Kawamura is again presenting in an additional workshop titled Tsuru for Solidarity: History Repeats Itself - An examination of Japanese American Activism and the Current Concentration Camps in the USA from 2-4pm (Bldg. 10, Rm. 115).

Andrea Terry is co-presenting with Kati Fosselius in a workshop titled Does Size Really Matter? Debilitating Discourses of Size and Health from 3-4pm (Bldg. 35, Rm. 511).

Following the day’s workshops, a special event titled Pedagogies of the Broken-Hearted: Notes on a Pedagogy of Breakage, Women of Color Feminist Decolonial Modivas and Armed Love in the Classroom/Academy takes place with guest speaker Anna Ríos-Rojas (Susan Currier Visiting Professor and Assoc. Professor in the Department of Education Studies at Colgate University).

Related Content