Missouri State University

Conference Schedule

Thursday, April 24

TimeEventLocation
7:30-8:15 a.m. Registration with continental breakfast PSU 300 (Ballroom East)
8:15-8:45 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks PSU 300 (Ballroom West)
 

Research

Cultural Competency

Pedagogy

Intervention

9-10:15 a.m.

Discovering yesteryear: Using archives & oral histories to unearth diverse pasts

PSU 308

Microaggression: Dealing with differences in the classroom

PSU 312

STRAND PLENARY

The History of Jazz

PSU 313

Recruiting for a diverse workforce

PSU 317

10:30-11:45 a.m.

Mexican immigrant women: Identity, body image and the complexity of cultural integration

PSU 308

STRAND PLENARY

When diversity isn’t enough

PSU 313

Cultural relevant pedagogy and rethinking the teaching of poetry

PSU 315

Camouflaging culturally and linguistically
diverse populations

PSU 317

12-1 p.m. Lunch and spotlight with Jimmie Edwards, featuring entertainment by Flute Juice PSU 300 (Ballroom West)
1:15-2:30 p.m.

Understanding the African-American student experience in high education through a relational dialectics perspective

PSU 308

Cultural competency and changing demographics

PSU 312

Speak UP Speak OUT

PSU 315

STRAND PLENARY

Teaching the incorrigible and at-risk student

PSU 313

2:45-4 p.m.

Extracting race from race-conscious

PSU 308

Not the 'D' word! What does 'Diversity' mean anyway?

PSU 312

School daze: Using language and literature to eliminate our own “isms”

PSU 315

Why is supplier diversity important for Missouri and America?

PSU 317

4:15-5:30 p.m.

Motivation to change the unconscious: Using the implicit association test to enhance diversity research

PSU 308

The Kanye West Effect

PSU 312

Providing educational and physical activity opportunities: A community and university partnerships

PSU 315

Diversity Dinners Program

PSU 317

5:30-6:45 p.m. Dinner with jazz flautist Galen Abdur-Razzaq PSU 300 (Ballroom West)
7-8:15 p.m.

Evening plenary

Destroying the echo chamber to build an ecosystem

Free and open to the public

Jeff JohnsonJeff Johnson

PSU 200 (Theater)

Watch live

8:15-9:15 p.m.

"Everything I'm not made me everything I am: Discovering your personal best" book signing with Jeff Johnson

PSU 214 (Paw Prints Bookstore)

Friday, April 25

TimeEventLocation
8-8:30 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast PSU 300 (Ballroom East)
 

Research

Cultural Competency

Pedagogy

Intervention

8:30-9:45 a.m.

STRAND PLENARY

Color matters: Skin tone bias and the myth of a postracial America

PSU 313

The MACRO impact of micro messages

PSU 312

Counteracting the notion of fixed intelligence

PSU 315

Affinity Groups as a Tool of Collaboration

PSU 317

10-11:15 a.m.

Examining the task of editing and proofreading for nonnmainstream American English speakers

PSU 308

You belong here: Creating visibly safe spaces and offices

PSU 312

Giving Voice

PSU 315

Finding the balance: The impact of self-care in securing diversity within challenging environments

PSU 317

11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Lunch and networking PSU 300 (Ballroom West)
1-2:15 p.m.

Closing plenary

Skin tone as a marker for beauty: Yet another example of how women are superficially evaluated

Kim NorwoodKim Norwood

PSU 200 (Theater)

2:15-3:15 p.m.

“Color matters: Skin tone bias and the myth of a post-racial America” book signing with author Kim Norwood

PSU 214 (Paw Prints Bookstore)