2009 Claiming Williams Events

The Culture of the Williams Classroom

What do we bring with us when we meet in the classroom? How do our differences affect class dynamics? What happens when issues come up in class that make us aware of these differences-maybe even in uncomfortable, potentially explosive ways? Continue reading »

Coming to See Privilege Systems

Peggy 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. Continue reading »

Lenelle Moïse Performance

Award-winning poet, playwright, screenwriter and performance artist, Moïse creates intimate, fiery, politicized texts about the intersection of race, class, gender, sexuality, culture and resistance. Continue reading »

Peggy Diggs: "Face"

“Recently I discovered that my family of origin owned slaves in 17th and 18th century Virginia. Because of the horror of that news, I've worked towards doing public art work about race, investigating whiteness in relation to non-whites ... ” Continue reading »