Understanding White Privilege--An Introduction

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Part two of the Unlikely Allies in the Academy Series, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for continued dialogue based upon the book "Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation." This presentation by Dr. Frances E. Kendall, author of the chapter “A White Woman Talks to Other White Women," unpacks the concept of privilege, and dissects the institutional nature of white privilege.

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Kendall, Frances E. April 20, 2017.

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Part two of the Unlikely Allies in the Academy Series, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for continued dialogue based upon the book "Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation." This presentation by Dr. Frances E. Kendall, author of the chapter “A White Woman Talks to Other White Women," unpacks the concept of privilege, and dissects the institutional nature of white privilege.

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35 p.

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Abstract: Dr. Frances E. Kendall, author of the chapter “A White Woman Talks to Other White Women” in Dr. Karen Dace’s book Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation continues last fall’s discussion and begins facilitating meaningful dialogue about coalition and trust building to cultivate allies towards building a more inclusive and equitable UNT. Registration is open to ALL UNT faculty, staff and students regardless of gender or role. A special session for members of UNT’s identity-based organizations will follow the lunch address to begin discussions about long-term efforts to develop bonding and bridging capital.

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  • Unlikely Allies in the Academy, April 2017. Denton, Texas.

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  • "Creating Space for Difficult Conversations & Opportunities for Cross-Cultural and Cross-Racial Conversations," ark:/67531/metadc1067486/
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Part three of the Unlikely Allies in the Academy Series, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for continued dialogue based upon the book "Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation." This video features Dr. Theresa Torres, author of the chapter “A Latina Testimonio: Challenges as an Academic, Issues of Difference, and a Call for Solidarity with White Female Academics” and her colleague, diversity expert and independent scholar Lisa McCarty.

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Video recording of Part Two of the Unlikely Allies in the Academy Series, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for continued dialogue based upon the book "Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation." Featuring Dr. Frances Kendall, this presentation paints a picture of white privilege by detailing what it is, who it involves, what it looks like, and other important aspects.

Continued Conversations: Women of Color and White Women in the Academy: Understanding White Privilege - ark:/67531/metadc1156704

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Kendall, Frances E. Understanding White Privilege--An Introduction, presentation, April 20, 2017; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1132745/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting University of North Texas.