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Diversity & Community Studies

Diversity & Community StudiesStudent mural project by Artist Andee RudloffDr. Andrew Rosa, Dr. Jane Olmsted, and CCSJ Director, Leah AshwillAfrican American Studies Students at the King Center in Atlanta, GeorgiaAfrican American Studies Students at the National Underground Railroad Museum in Maysville, KentuckySteve Pemberton with Gender & Women's Studies Coalition Reading Group

Summer 2016 South Africa Study Abroad

Summer 2016 South Africa Study Abroad

CCSJ The Great Wall of Service - Student mural project with Artist Andee Rudloff at the Center for Citizenship and Social Justice. Mural is located in Tate Page Hall, room 110

CCSJ The Great Wall of Service - Dr. Andrew Rosa, Dr. Jane Olmsted, and CCSJ Director, Leah Ashwill

Dr. Kristi Branham and DCS Graduate Assistant Megan Maddern at the Major/Minor Fair

African American Studies - The King Center, Atlanta GA

African American Studies - National Underground Railroad Museum in Maysville, Kentucky

Steve Pemberton with Gender & Women's Studies Coalition Reading Group

Diversity & Community Studies

 

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The Department of Diversity and Community Studies houses three programs, which offer the following minors or undergraduate certificates: African American Studies (minor); Gender and Women's Studies (minor); Center for Citizenship and Social Justice (certificate).

These interdisciplinary programs share certain important affinities:

  • Conceptual frameworks for understanding diverse communities, their histories and contemporary expressions, the structural challenges they face, and the contributions they offer to the fabric of American society;
  • A commitment to working for social justice and equality of treatment across differences;
  • A record of working collaboratively within communities—in service projects as well as participatory research;
  • An understanding that social systems are interconnected in perpetuating institutional oppression and dominate group privilege.
  • A conviction that interdisciplinary analysis and community experience are essential to addressing real world problems.

Individually, the programs focus on the particular issues and sectors of society that define their curriculum, programming, and outreach.

 

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