Anti-Racist Pedagogies

This moment in history insists that we attend in explicit and deliberate ways to racism in every context. The resources below are just a beginning to that work. If you have additional sources you’d like to see included here, please send them to phanstedt@wlu.edu.

(Many thanks to Joan Ostrove of Macalester College for her work to make many of these resources visible.)

 

Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism Resources Guide

The University Library has created this guide to support curricular and extra-curricular efforts on campus. For questions or suggestions, please email Emily Cook at cooke@wlu.edu.

A Call to Action for an Anti-Racist Science Community from Geoscientists of Color

This piece includes a list of actions that any scholar in any department from any discipline might consider.

#antiracistonlinepedagogy

This thread on Twitter is full of useful ideas for taking anti-racist pedagogies online—and it’s constantly growing!

Anti-Racism Resource Guide

Rich, shareable, and growing.

Anti-Racist Educator Questionnaire and Rubric

Meaningful engagement in the classroom begins with self-reflection. This is a useful tool to begin that process.

An Anti-Racist Reading List

Assembled by Dr. Ibram Kendi, this list is subdivided by categories.

Antiracist Resources for your 2020-2021 Teaching

Complied by the Modern Language Association, this site includes historical background, theory, assignments, teaching practices and actions to challenge white supremacy.

Eight Actions to Reduce Racism in College Classrooms

All of these are excellent. Number eight requires attention from all of us.

‘Every Work of American Literature Is About Race’: Writers on How We Got Here

The New York Times asked writers to name the books that first made them aware of race and racism.

Go-To Readings for Anti-Racist Pedagogies

Assembled by the Great Lakes College Association/Global Liberal Arts Alliance, this is a very accessible reading list for folks who are early in the journey of rethinking their work in the classroom.

Increasing inclusivity by exploring alternative theater scripts

This site explores being more deliberate in our selection of scripts and texts as we focus on being more inclusive in our teaching.

Institutionalized Racism: A Syllabus

Resources from JSTOR that help to provide social, structural and historical contexts around the present moment.

Pedagogical Strategies to Acknowledge and Discuss Institutional Legacies of Racism

Not sure where to begin? This piece from the University of Denver breaks everything down into six clear and powerful steps.

Race Matters

A commentary on students of color in the STEM fields.

Race and Pedagogy Journal

This online journal is free and packed with resources.

Remote Learning and Anti-Racist Pedagogies

Some tips and list of resources compiled by student researchers at Bryn Mawr and Haverford.

Speak Up

A thorough guide to preparing ourselves for and responding to racism in academic settings. Created by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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