Lessons Learned - Video Compilation of Individual DIFCON Sessions.
May 2, 2016

DIFCON12: The Debrief

Engage with the transformational discussions that ignited the DIFCON Series in Spring 2016. These edited, short vignettes (below) give you a taste of issues that were addressed, and demonstrate the power of difficult, challenging, respectful, illuminating conversations when the participants muster the courage to "lean in" to discomfort.

The Myth of the Asian American Model Minority.
Prof. Cynthia Wu (Transnational Studies)
Mar. 30, 2016

Disturbing the Peace: The Black Artist and Public Discourse.
Prof. John Jennings  (Art)
Mar. 28, 2016

Why the Backlash Against #BlackLivesMatter?
Prof. Jason Young (History)
Feb. 29, 2016

Why are Difficult Conversations so Difficult?
Prof. Amy Reynolds (Psychology) & Dr. Sharon Mitchell (Counseling)
Apr. 13, 2016

What Does Diversity Mean to You?
Prof. Dorothy Siaw-Asamoah (Management)
Mar. 7, 2016

Unpacking and Negotiating Privilege.
Prof. Miller (Law / VPEI) & Dr. Andrew Stott (English/Undergrad Education)
Apr. 11, 2016

Race and Privilege on Campus.
Prof. Raechele Pope & Dr. Nathan Daun-Barnett (Educational Leadership & Policy)
Mar. 23, 2016

Off to College, But How Do You Pack Up Your Religion?
Prof. Rebecca French (Law)
Mar. 21, 2016

Going to School in a Segregated City.
Pro. Carl Nightingale (Transnational Studies)
Mar. 9, 2016

Teaching Islam from an Outsider's Perspective.
Prof. Walter Hakala (South Asian Languages & Literature)
Mar. 2, 2016

Why Aren't There More Women in STEM Fields?
Prof. Amy Bisantz (Engineering)
Apr. 4, 2016