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Powerful Conversations on Race

Hosted by Spirit & Place

Explore topics around race and racism through facilitated conversations centered on humanities-based texts, poetry, art and videos.

May 15
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Event Details

Powerful Conversations on Race is a monthly dialogue series hosted by Spirit & Place. The series explores topics around race and racism and the resulting impact. The May 2022 dialogue examines “Civil Rights and Black Power.”

For each dialogue, Spirit & Place chooses one or two readings and other source materials such as humanities-based texts, poetry, art and videos to ground the conversation. Trained facilitators use these materials to further support and push the discussion into deeper examination and reflection on participants’ underlying beliefs around race and racism in America and the implications. It is not necessary to read or engage with any of the source materials before the session. In fact, Spirit & Place encourages everyone to come to the table as is.

This is not a lecture or book club but rather a space for community to come together and dive deeply into a variety of topics concerning race. Active participation is expected.

To register, click on the RSVP link above.

Spirit & Place is a community initiative of the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. For more information, email spcomm@iupui.edu.

This program received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities and Indiana Humanities as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.