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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Justice Courses

We have identified graduate courses that, based on their description in Explore Courses, appear to align with VPGE's Graduate Professional Development Framework or with our Preparing for Faculty Careers, Interdisciplinary Learning, or Diversity Initiatives portfolios. 

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Title Instructor(s) Quarter Day, Time, Location
AFRICAAM 245 (section 1)
Understanding Racial and Ethnic Identity Development (CSRE 245, EDUC 245, PSYCH 245A)

This seminar will explore the impact and relative salience of racial/ethnic identity on select issues including: discrimination, social justice, mental health and academic...

2020-2021 Winter
10:00am - 12:50pm
AFRICAAM 269 (section 1)
Black Studies Matter (AFRICAAM 69)

This interdisciplinary course will introduce students to ten foundational texts in Black Studies, including classic works by Toni Morrison, James Baldwin, Lorraine...

2020-2021 Autumn
6:30pm - 7:50pm
ANTHRO 320A (section 1)
Race, Ethnicity, and Language: Racial, Ethnic, and Linguistic Formations (CSRE 389A, EDUC 389A, LINGUIST 253)

Language, as a cultural resource for shaping our identities, is central to the concepts of race and ethnicity. This seminar explores the linguistic construction of race...

2020-2021 Winter
2:30pm - 5:20pm
ANTHRO 362 (section 1)
Visual Activism and Social Justice

Anthropology and the academy more generally have long valued text, language, and cognition more highly than the image, visuality, and the imagination. Yet, contemporary...

2020-2021 Autumn
8:30am - 11:30am
BIOS 225 (section 1)
Diversity and Inclusion in Science

Introduction to the social science literature on factors contributing to gender disparities in the scientific workplace (e.g. implicit bias and stereotype threat)....

2020-2021 Spring
BIOS 298 (section 1)
Cinematic Discoveries: A movie-based exploration of research rigor, communication and diversity

Through movie depictions of the vaccine discoveries leading to the first Nobel prizes in medicine, the infamous Tuskegee Study, the first heart surgery for Tetralogy of...

2020-2021 Autumn
BIOS 301 (section 1)
Graduate Environment of Support

Psychosocial, financial, and career issues in adapting graduate students to Stanford; how these issues relate to diversity, resources, policies, and procedures....

2020-2021 Autumn
COMM 286 (section 1)
Media, Technology, and the Body (COMM 186W)

This course considers major themes in the cultural analysis of the body in relation to media technologies. How do media and information technologies shape our...

2020-2021 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:00pm - 2:20pm
COMM 361 (section 1)
Law of Democracy (POLISCI 327C)

Combined with LAW 7036 (formerly Law 577). This course is intended to give students a basic understanding of the themes in the legal regulation of elections and politics....

2020-2021 Winter
Monday Wednesday
2:15pm - 3:45pm
COMM 220 (section 1)
The Rise of Digital Culture (AMSTUD 120, COMM 120W)

From Snapchat to artificial intelligence, digital systems are reshaping our jobs, our democracies, our love lives, and even what it means to be human. But where did these...

2020-2021 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am