PULLMAN, Wash. – Hostile campus environments and racism will be the topic of a speech by Lawrence Ross, the author of “Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses,” beginning 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, in the CUB Auditorium.
By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts PULLMAN, Wash. – A dramatization of the 1943 book “Black Boy,” Richard Wright’s searing autobiography spanning childhood innocence to adulthood in the Jim Crow South, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Jones Theatre at Washington State University. It is recommended for ages 12 and older.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Hip-hop video blogger and cultural commentator Jay Smooth will present “Hip-Hop, Race and Politics: The Way We Talk About Things” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University. Admission is free to the public, and a reception will follow.
PULLMAN, Wash. – A workshop for faculty and graduate students who have students write in their courses will focus on race and writing assessment development at 1-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the Avery Hall Bundy reading room and via AMS at other Washington State University campuses.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Florida. Ferguson. Pasco. Wisconsin. Oklahoma. The list of places in the United States where issues of racism and discrimination are hitting the streets and the headlines is long and growing.
PULLMAN – “Eradicating discrimination and sexual harassment and fostering a respectful environment requires an ongoing, demonstrated commitment from all members of the university community,” said WSU President Elson Floyd in an April 2010 statement. Human Resource Services and the Office for Equal Employment, in response to the president’s statement, have developed an […]
Nationally acclaimed diversity author and speaker Allan G. Johnson will give a series of presentations at Washington State University’s Pullman and Spokane campuses Feb. 13-16.Johnson recently released the second edition of “Privilege, Power, and Difference,” a book used widely in college classrooms to teach about race relations and social justice.Johnson made his first trip to […]
Approximately 150 students, faculty and staff crowded into the CUB Cascade Room Tuesday afternoon, March 8, for the Vice Presidents’ Forum. At the event were a large number of students who asked questions and made comments regarding the outcome of a recent conduct hearing addressing allegations of racial harassment. The meeting, which usually lasts about one hour, […]
(The following article is reprinted with permission from the Moscow Daily News. The article appeared on Feb. 24, 2005.)Allegations of objectionable student speech at Washington State University have some members of the university community thinking about First Amendment rights and possible limits on free speech. “Freedom of speech and freedom from harassment is an area that’s […]
President V. Lane Rawlins, spurred by student concerns regarding an alleged harassment incident at the Compton Union Building, has tentatively scheduled a meeting with Nina Kim and other students for March 8. However, details of the meeting are still in the process of being arranged.“In the nearly 15 years that I have served as a university […]