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Spring 2020 Book Club

Tuesdays from 3 - 4:00

Feb. 18, March 10 & 31,
and April 21

The Spring 2020 CETL Book Club is
transitioning to Microsoft Team meetings
for the remainder of this semester. 
They will be held from 3 - 4 p.m. on
Tuesday, March 31 and Tuesday, April 21. 
Book Club members have received a link
to sign into the meetings.

At this time time registration has closed. 
Please watch for emailed details on the
next CETL Book Club. 


If you wonder whether now is the time to join our CETL book club on White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism, just look at the comments as well as the like to dislike ratio on the video featuring the author on her book: Seeing the words white fragility drove 2.8 thousand people to take the time to dislike it.

Whether we teach about race or not, race and its meanings are on our students’ minds. The majority of our students have come of age at a time when our nation is engaged in a fierce battle over race and when white supremacy and white nationalism are on the rise. In White Fragility, Robin Diangelo lays out the work that needs to be done by white people to create a space for productive dialogues about race. This perspective is an important one when thinking about how to engage our students in conversations about race or when our students engage us in such conversations. Come join the conversation! 

The CETL Book Club will meet Tuesdays in the living room of the Pollock House. Books are provided.  Please watch for a CETL email notification to pick up your free copy of White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism in the Pollock House on the UW Oshkosh campus.

The CETL Book Club...

provides an opportunity for professional development through cross-disciplinary dialogue about provocative issues related to teaching and learning.

A facilitator assigns readings and welcomes participants at each session where lively discussion and opinion sharing take place.

The Book Club meets about four times each semester, typically monthly, from 3 - 4:00 p.m. in the comfort of the Pollock House on the UW Oshkosh campus.

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