Open Your Mind: A Conversation About Implicit Bias

When:

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Where:

Library Slate Foyer

Library Slate Foyer
Thomas J. Meskill Law Library
39 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105-2290

Description:

Reception and panel discussion about the exhibit "Open Your Mind: Understanding Implicit Bias". The exhibit was created by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and features panels and interactive activities designed to introduce visitors to the concept of and research about implicit bias. The exhibit will be in the Slate Foyer of the library until March 31st, including throughout Diversity Week (March 27 - 31). Presenters will discuss the research on implicit bias as well as the opportunities and limitations of applying these insights across a range of fields.

Opening Remarks: Professor Thomas Craemer (UConn Public Policy)

Panelists: Professor Jill Anderson (UConn Law), Professor Colin Leach (UConn Social Psychology), Professor Lisa Werkmeister-Rozas (UConn Social Work)

Moderator: Professor Molly Land (UConn Law)

The following departments and organizations will be sponsoring the event:

Office for Diversity and Inclusion

Community Outreach

UConn Humanities Institute

Office of Public Engagement

UConn Law School

Human Rights Institute

Thomas J. Dodd Research Center

Neag School of Education

Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA)

School of Fine Arts

School of Social Work

Connecticut Writing Project

Contact:

Carolyn Carlson
860-570-5759

 

If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact the Law School at 860-570-5130 or via email at law.access@uconn.edu at least two weeks in advance.