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CERE Summit: Creating Change

CERE Summit Creating Change
February 22, 2017

FLL faculty participate in Creating Change summit.

On February 22, the UMD Commission on Equity, Race and Ethnicity (CERE) hosted its annual summit, Creating Change: The 2017 Summit on Equity, Diversity, Multiculturalism and Student Leadership. Two members of the FLL faculty presented sessions as part of the all-day conference. French Studies professor Milan Kovacovic presented "Images of Human Diversity in French-Speaking Cinema" and Hispanic Studies professor Carol Wallace presented "You Don't Look Hispanic: Intersections of Race & Ethnicity in Latino Communities". The keynote speaker for this event was Debbie Irving, author of the book Waking Up White: and Finding Myself in the Story of Race. The 2018 Summit will be held on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. For more information about the ongoing work of the Commission on Equity, Race and Ethnicity, visit the CERE webpage at d.umn.edu/cere.