Waking Up White in a Multi-Cultural, Multi-Racial World

Instructor: Grace Leonard

Thursdays •   9/19-11/7 • 1:00-3:00 PM • 8 classes

Class size 5 to12 students
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Location: Jewett 291

This class is full.

This course is designed for discussion of the geo-political, sociological and psychological issues involving whiteness vs. color. Topics will include race vs. class, white superiority concerns, color blindness, belongingness, perception and fear, becoming multi-cultural, equality and equity, and tolerance to engagement. Students will also view the film: Waking up French. Textbook provided.  Classroom

Grace Leonard is a Professor Emerita of Psychology and Mental Health at the University of Maine at Augusta. During her tenure at UMA, she served as an Academic Dean, a Department Chair of Social Sciences and a Professor. She considers her focus to be Community Mental Health. She also serves on several community based boards and committees in the greater Augusta community.