Workshop

Ally Community-Building Workshop

In this workshop hosted by the College of Education's Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, you will learn skills related to generating awareness of how to leverage privilege for social change, initiating courageous conversations and dialogues across differences, consciousness-raising in speaking up and disrupting patterns of oppression and sustaining social change strategies that are consistent and meaningful.

This workshop counts toward the faculty/staff Certificate in Diversity & Inclusion.

Trans-Affirming Practice in Education and the Helping Professions

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will be facilitiating a day-long workshop on trans-affirming practices for educators and helping professionals. In this training, participants will review foundational knowledge related to Trans-affirming terminology and best practices for creating an affirming environment for trans and non-binary students, clients, and colleagues within professions and the community.

There are three modules in this workshop:

Southeast Quantum Computing Workshop

We are pleased to announce the Second Southeast Quantum Computing Workshop, to be held at the University of Georgia, Athens, on May 18, 2018. The workshop will have APS-style talks and will cover all  aspects of quantum computing and quantum information science. To assure an informal and highly interactive setting, space is limited and pre-registration is required. Conference attendance is free.

Reception on Diversity in Science

"Challenges and Approaches to Address Gender Inequality and Bias in Science: Achieving a More Diverse STEM Community," Semarhy Quinones-Soto, Franklin College Visiting Scholar and director of the Student Research Center at California State University, Sacramento.

Workshop sponsored by The Franklin College of Inclusion & Diversity Leadership, the Department of Microbiology, the REU Site in Prokaryotic Biology (National Science Foundation), and WiSci: Women in Science.

For more information, contact: Ellen Neidle 706-542-2852

Family Day: Flowers and Birds

Explore paintings featuring beautiful landscapes, flowers and birds in the exhibition “The Genius of Martin Johnson Heade,” then create a nature-inspired work of art in the Michael and Mary Erlanger Studio Classroom. Family Day programs are sponsored by Heyward Allen Motor Co., Inc., Heyward Allen Toyota and the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art.

Workshop: Public Communications and Documentary Making

Academy Award nominee Scott Hamilton Kennedy is a writer, director, producer, cameraman, and editor who has worked on everything from documentary and scripted films to commercials, motion capture animation, scripted and reality television. Kennedy will discuss strategies for effective public communication through storytelling. In addition to discussion of general strategies for impactful communication, the workshop will introduce participants to the basic principles of documentary production.

Crafting a Nonfiction Book Proposal: Workshop for Faculty

In this workshop, Rachel Toor, a former acquisitions editor at Oxford and Duke University Presses and professor in the graduate creative writing program at Eastern Washington University, will describe the components of a book proposal. Participants are encouraged to come with an idea for a book, a draft of a proposal, or even a complete manuscript, and together will work through each section.

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