May 16, 2018

25th Annual Dealing with Difference Institute
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: WIU Multicultural Center
Description: The 2017-18 Academic Year has been a turbulent year on university and college campuses throughout our nation. Please join WIUís Expanding Cultural Diversity Project for our 25th Annual Dealing with Difference Institute for keynote talks, panels, conversations and dialog to both celebrate the end of an academic year and to begin planning for the next.

Key Events

Tuesday May 15

1:00 p.m. Check-In, Dessert, and Social Hour Reception

2:00 p.m. Welcome and DWDI Keynote
Rosa Clemente: We The People: Resisting and Speaking Truth to Power in Uncertain Times

5:30 p.m. Dinner and Cash Bar
Menu: Jerk Chicken or Vegetarian Lasagna
Musical guest: King Neptune


Wednesday May 16

8:00 a.m.: Breakfast and Check-in

9:00 a.m. Morning Keynote
Zac Foste, PhD: Problematizing Innocence: How Well Intentioned White People Contribute to Racial Hostility on Campus

10:15 a.m. CT Vivian Keynote
J.Q. Adams, PhD: Reexamining Americaís Core Ideologies in the Era of Trump
Related Web Site: DWDI 2018 Program
Contact Information:
 Jim LaPrad
 Phone: (309) 298-1436
 Email: JG-LaPrad@wiu.edu
Source: Expanding Cultural Diversity Cadre

Western Illinois University
1 University Circle * Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309/298-1414 * E-mail info@wiu.edu
Calendar Administration: webstaff@wiu.edu