Diversity and Democracy


Diversity, Learning, and Pathways to Inclusive Excellence

AAC&U's Network for Academic Renewal will host Facing the Divides: Diversity, Learning, and Pathways to Inclusive Excellence on October 21-23, 2010, in Houston, Texas. The conference will focus on ways to bridge the divides of ideology, belief, and access that are affecting democratic discourse and student success in college and beyond. 

Intergroup Dialogue Institute

The University of Michigan will host its annual Intergroup Dialogue Institute from June 16-19, 2010, in Ann Arbor. Drawing on the university's deep investments and expertise in intergroup dialogue, the institute is designed to help faculty and staff develop dialogue programs at their home institutions. For more information about the application (due on May 15), visit www.igr.umich.edu/about/institute.

Call for Proposals: AAC&U Annual Meeting 2011

AAC&U invites session proposals for its 2011 Annual Meeting, to be held from January 26-29 in San Francisco. Submissions that explore topics related to diversity, global learning, and civic engagement in a pluralistic democracy are particularly welcome. The call for proposals will be issued in May with a July deadline.

Summer Institute of Civic Studies

Tisch College at Tufts University will host a two-week seminar on citizenship and the institutional and pedagogical practices that support it on July 12-22, 2010, in Medford, Massachusetts. The seminar, which is open to faculty, graduate students, and practitioners, will be followed by a public conference on July 22. For more information and to apply, visit activecitizen.tufts.edu.

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