Are you looking for a fall course? Perhaps you’ve participated in one of our courses and would like to encourage a friend to as well. Great news! Spaces are still available in our fall courses. Follow this link to complete our application for permission to enroll today. Learn more about our fall course offerings by [...]
Intergroup Dialogue (CFE 300 Dialogue in Action, Spring 2012) students and IGD facilitator Meredith Madden were honored this April at the Chancellor’s Award for Public Engagement and Scholarship ceremony. They received Honorable Mention for Innovation in Education. Learn more through SU News: http://news.syr.edu/community-engagement-to-be-honored-at-annual-capes-award-ceremony-72327/.
Share your learning experiences in intergroup dialogue with others who are currently thinking about courses for the coming academic year. If you are new to dialogue and have recently submitted an application, you should hear back about a placement within a week. If you have any questions about intergroup dialogue academic courses, feel free to [...]
This Spring, the program is offering “Faith, Conflict, and Community,” a new section of SOC/WGS 230. This course will engage students in critical dialogue about multiple religious communities and practices. Students from diverse faith-based backgrounds and secular identities are strongly encouraged to consider this unique academic opportunity to continue some of the important conversation started [...]
Intergroup Dialogue: Engaging Difference, Social Identities, and Social Justice, the February (2012) special issue in the peer-reviewed journal Equity and Excellence in Education brings intergroup dialogue outcomes and research into focus across high school, college, and community settings. This special issue includes an introductory article by Ximena Zuniga, Gretchen Lopez, and Kristie Ford (co-editors) that [...]
This Spring, Intergroup Dialogue offered a new course, “Dialogue in Action: Class Matters,” through Cultural Foundations of Education (CFE) and the School of Education (SOE). The course, CFE/EDU 300, examines issues of social class with an intersectional lens and focuses on institutions of education. Students have the opportunity to learn more about dialogic communication and [...]
On Wednesday, February 29th, the Nottingham High School’s Spotlighting Justice Club put on the first event in a workshop series at their high school. This event, “Spotlighting Justice Presents: An Evening of Black History Then and Now,” featured student dance, hip-hop, drumming and poetry performances. The Dance Theatre of Syracuse, who performed at the event, [...]
The essay, “For careful listening“ by Carolyn Salter is now available online for intergroup dialogue students and interested dialogue facilitators. Carolyn is a doctoral student in Cultural Foundations of Education and has been a facilitator for Intergroup Dialogue sections focused on women, race, and sexual orientation.
During Fall 2011, Gretchen Lopez – faculty director – was awarded a research associate position at the Five Colleges Women’s Studies Research Center located at Mount Holyoke College in western MA. During the research leave, she gave a presentation “Dialogue matters: Listening to and learning from college and high school students,” and had the opportunity to share [...]
Amit Taneja, a former co-facilitator of intergroup dialogue courses, received the award for the Graduate Paper of the Year at the 23rd Annual Peace Studies Conference on November 12, 2011 in Syracuse, NY. Taneja works at Hamilton College as the director of the Days-Massolo Center and is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Higher Education Department of [...]