Events

SCII Focus Series: Dr. Anu Taranath, Beyond Guilt Trips: Mindful Travel in an Unequal World

Virtual (Zoom)

Dr. Taranath brings both passion and expertise to her work as a speaker, facilitator and educator. A Teaching Professor at the University of Washington for the past 20+ years, she invites people into conversations about global issues, race, gender, identity, and equity. In this presentation, Dr. Taranath will be sharing insightful lessons in cultural competence […]

Recurring

Cultural Coffee Connection

Main Campus in Livonia (MC) 18600 Haggerty Rd., Livonia, MI

Get connected this Spring with your diverse Schoolcraft College community. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to attend our upcoming events. Join us for coffee, tea, and snacks. Enjoy an educational presentation at the beginning of each event and informal conversation with peers from various cultures around the world. For every event you […]

SCII Focus Series: Dr. Amra Sabic-El-Rayess, “Reimagining Resilience to Hate: Storytelling as a Portal to Prevention”

Virtual (Zoom)

In this lecture, Dr. Sabic-El-Rayess will introduce her novel model of radicalization, which emerged from empirical research with formerly radicalized persons. The key concept at the heart of this model is “Educational Displacement.” The lecture will involve a walk-through of various crucial steps on the pathway to radicalization outlined in this model. Coupled with this […]

Free

SCII Focus Series: Dr. John Brender, “Perceptions of Education in China”

Virtual (Zoom)

After attending this lecture, participants will understand how Chinese education is set up from Kindergarten through college, reasons for a relatively centralized curriculum, justification for transmittal teaching and a pedagogy that often emphasizes memorization, inequalities despite attempts to create a level playing field, and how all of the above contrast with the goals and practices […]

Free

SCII Focus Series: Dr. E. Anthony White, “Using Research to Assist Law Enforcement and Community Engagement”

Virtual (Zoom)

Dr. White’s presentation will focus on the benefits of police departments engaging researchers to assist or facilitate in the development, implementation, and assessment of programs. Further, police and community partnerships/approaches that have been proven to reduce crimes of violence or improve the quality of life in the communities will be discussed. Join Zoom MeetingMeeting ID: […]