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Intergroup Dialogue

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Participate in Intergroup Dialogue - Register Here

Intergroup Dialogue groups resume this fall! Registration forms close on Sunday, September 16. Dialogues will run from October 1 - November 15. Please contanct dialogue@american.edu for questions or accomodations.

Fall 2018 Topics, Dates, and Times:

  • Wakanda Forever (Mondays 6-8 p.m.)
  • Masculinity (Tuesdays 6-8 p.m.)
  • Immigration and Nationality (Wednesdays 2-4 p.m.)
  • Latinx Issues (Thursdays 2-4 p.m.)
  • Campus Isues (Thursdays 6-8 p.m)

 

What is Intergroup Dialogue?

Intergroup Dialogue is a seven-week program that provides a unique learning opportunity for AU students to engage on a range of identity topics including but not limited to: race, ethnicity, gender, class, sexuality, and faith. Housed in the Center for Diversity & Inclusion, dialogues are intergroup, gathering people from multiple backgrounds and identities for sustained, ongoing dialogue for two-hours each week.

 

Goals of Intergroup Dialogue

  • Engage across difference of perspective and identity
  • Foster intergroup community through a diversity of identities
  • Explore personal experience and societal issues

Intergroup Dialogue

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Learn more about the Center for Diversity and Inclusion's Intergroup Dialogue in this video. 

Facilitate

Gain skills facilitating identity-based conversations. This is a paid position and we provide training.

Applications for Spring 2019 will open midway through the fall semester!

Faculty Involvement

Faculty can support Intergroup Dialogue by:

  • Promoting participant and facilitator applications to your students.
  • Offering course credit for your students' participation in Intergroup Dialogue.
  • Serving as an Intergroup Dialogue faculty advisor. Advisors meet with facilitators weekly (electronically and/or in-person) during the seven-week program to help them process and plan their sessions.

Email dialogue@american.edu to be added to the Intergroup Dialogue faculty supporter list to receive information about any of the above.