Coming to See Privilege Systems

Peggy McIntosh

Coming to See Privilege Systems: The Surprising Journey

February 5, 2009 at 1:00 PM at Adams Memorial Theater, ’62 Center

Peggy McIntoshPeggy McIntosh, Ph.D., associate director of the Wellesley Centers for Women, is also the founder, and co-director with Emily Style and Brenda Flyswithhawks of the National SEED Project on Inclusive Curriculum (Seeking Educational Equity & Diversity). The SEED Project helps teachers create their own year-long, school-based seminars on making school climates, K–12 curricula, and teaching methods more gender fair and multi-culturally equitable.

Dr. McIntosh directs the Gender, Race, and Inclusive Education Project, which provides workshops on privilege systems, feelings of fraudulence, and diversifying workplaces, curricula, and teaching methods. Dr. McIntosh has taught English, American Studies, and Women’s Studies at the Brearley School, Harvard University, Trinity College (Washington, D.C.), Durham University (England), and Wellesley College.

She is co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Women’s Institute, and has been consulting editor to Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women. In 1993–1994, she consulted with women on 22 Asian campuses on the development of Women’s Studies and programs to bring materials from Women’s Studies into the main curriculum. In addition to having two honorary degrees, she is a recipient of the Klingenstein Award for Distinguished Educational Leadership from Columbia Teachers College.

Wellesley Centers for Women

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

Peggy McIntosh on White Privilege

White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women’s Studies

Addicted to Race

KBOO FM: Peggy McIntosh hosted by Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey

Post-presentation forum on Peggy McIntosh

February 5, 2009 at 2:15 PM

Hosts: Sergio Marte ’08, Admission Intern, Williams College Admissions Office, and Joyce Foster, Director of Academic Resources