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Lecture Presented by Peggy McIntosh

Peggy McIntosh
Miller Learning Center 101

"Pondering white privilege (mostly unconscious) and white supremacy (mostly intentional):  the importance of seeing that they are not the same in their origins or outcomes" presented by Peggy McIntosh.

FREE, open to the public, FYO approved.  Reception to follow.

Peggy McIntosh, Ph.D., of the Wellesley Centers for Women, is also the founder and now senior associate of the National SEED Project. SEED helps teachers and community members create their own local, year-long, peer-led seminars in which participants use their own experiences and those of their students, children, and colleagues to widen and deepen school and college curricula and make communities and workplaces more inclusive.

Dr. McIntosh directs the Gender, Race, and Inclusive Education Project, which provides workshops on privilege systems, feelings of fraudulence, and diversifying workplaces, curricula, and teaching methods. Dr. McIntosh has taught English, American Studies, and Women's Studies at the Brearley School, Harvard University, Trinity College (Washington, D.C.), Durham University (England), and Wellesley College.

She is co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Women's Institute, and has been consulting editor to Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women. She is the author of many influential articles on curriculum change, women's studies and systems of unearned privilege. She is best known for authoring the groundbreaking article, “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack (1989),” which has been instrumental in putting the dimension of privilege into discussions of gender, race and sexuality.

 

Access her classic article, “White Privilege:  Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” here: https://nationalseedproject.org/59-seed-directors/18-peggy-mcintosh

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