RCS DEI Committee Presents:
Inclusive Language in the Classroom
March 11th, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EST
Via Zoom: Register in advance.
The RCS DEI Committee is pleased to host its second event of the semester. Join us via Zoom on Thursday, March 11 from 4:00 pm-5:30 pm (ET) as we hear from panelists’ experiences with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in teaching romance languages (French, Italian, Spanish).
We will be hosting Dr. Kris Knisely (Assistant Professor, Dep. of French and Italian, University of Arizona), Sara Galli (PHD Candidate, Laurentian University), Mohammad Jamali (PHD Candidate, University of Toronto), Josh Higdon (Undergraduate student in University of Richmond (he’s majoring in Cognitive Science, Psychology, and Latin American, Latino, and Iberian Studies, University of Richmond). They will share their experience with gender neutrality and gender-inclusive language in the curriculum and syllabi at different language levels. They will also share about challenges encountered in the classroom regarding student’s identity negotiation and self-expression while teaching and learning romance languages.
An open discussion with faculty, staff, and students will be facilitated after their brief panel presentations.
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.