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Teach OUt on Race

The OU Women’s and Gender Studies Center for Social Justice invites you to the seventh annual Teach OUt on Race. Designed for a range of participants from budding allies to experienced activists, the Teach OUt is an opportunity for attendees to intentionally consider what it means to practice anti-racism across the spaces where we teach, learn, and lead.  

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Teach OUt on Race 2020: Practicing Anti-Racism in the Classroom and Beyond
Friday, April 10, 2020 8:30AM-1PM
Oklahoma Memorial Union, Norman

Call for Proposals

We are looking for presenters for the 2020 Teach OUt! As always, we are eager to include the entire OU community in the program. Undergraduate students could share research done for class assignments. Graduate students could present their work in a poster session. Staff may earn professional development for presenting tips for advocacy and activism. Advocates might discuss ongoing activism at OU and beyond. Faculty could describe experience-based strategies for teaching about race and racism in the classroom and extracurricular settings.

Potential topics may include:

  • Historical Trauma
    —Tulsa Race Massacre
    —Indian Removal
    —Japanese-American Internment

  • White Fragility
    —Thinking critically about whiteness
    —What it means to be an ally

  • Activism & Advocacy
    —Student group presentations
    —Reconciliation commissions
    —Practicing anti-racism in daily life
    —Success stories

  • Where to Start 
    —What is privilege?
    —What is systemic racism? 

Interested in submitting a proposal?

Submit your 150- to 250-word proposal here or down below. Please look over all the required questions and have all materials ready before completing your submission because this form will not allow you to save and return later.

The proposal deadline is March 1st. Applicants will know if they have been selected by March 10th.

For more information contact Michelle Lopez, CSJ Program Coordinator,

Teach OUt on Race Organizing Committee members: Dr. Sandra Tarabochia, Dr. Julie Ann Ward, Dr. Rodney Bates, Dr. Lisa Byers, and Dr. Chie Noyori Corbett.