2016-2017: Privilege

The Engaged Learning Series (ELS) is a university-wide series of events designed to engage students, faculty, staff, and community in discussion, debate, dialogue, learning, and action around an issue of public concern. For 2016-2017, the series aims to raise awareness, improve personal behavior, and increase public engagement around the issue of “privilege.”

- What does privilege mean to you? 
- When do you recognize your privilege or the privilege of others? 
- Is “privilege” something you’re born into? 
- How do race, ethnicity, class, culture, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, nationality, and geographic location determine privilege? 
- Who has privilege and why?

Throughout 2016-2017 we will view “privilege” through six prisms: cultural, economic, educational, health, political, and environmental. Please consider ways in which you might incorporate this topic into your teaching next year.

Co-Sponsor a Privilege Event with CCEL

Are you a campus club, department, college or other WSU group? Are you planning to host a privilege-related event (lecture, film screening, community service opportunity, etc.) during the 2016-2017 school year? If you are, consider co-sponsoring the event with the Center for Community Engaged Learning. We can offer increased visibility for your event (and a small amount of financial support) by making it part of our 2016-2017 Engaged Learning Series on Privilege.

To apply, fill out the form or for more Information, Contact Becky Jo Gesteland - bgesteland@weber.edu or 801-626-7737.

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