Faculty Diversity Dialogues

Faculty Diversity Dialogues encourages all UMKC faculty to take responsibility for leading conversations around race- and ethnicity-based and sexuality- and gender-based privilege and prejudice, invisible bias and microaggressions, inappropriate behavior, critical language awareness, disability accommodations and inclusive teaching practices.

2022-2023 Faculty Diversity Dialogues Schedule

Faculty Diverse Dialogues is supported by the Office of the Provost, Division of Diversity and Inclusion and Faculty Senate. Please share this schedule with your unit, department or office.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Faculty Search Support Team Update and Current Outcomes on Inclusive Hiring

Drs. Michelle Smirnova, Diane Filion and Makini King

  • September 16, 2022
  • 11:00 -12:30 pm Central Time (US and Canada)

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Biased Language: Why Minority Voices Matter

A Conversation with Linguist Professor John Baugh

  • September 29, 2022
  • 12:00 pm -1:30 pm
  • Room 325 Miller Nichols Library

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Race and Medicine: A Conversation with Dr. Meghan Wendland

  • November 17, 2022
  • 12:00 am - 1:30 pm Central Time (US and Canada)

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2021-2022 Faculty Diversity Dialogues Schedule 

How Should We Talk about History: An Exploration of Anti-Racism and Healing in the Classroom

  • September 30
  • 11:30 p.m.

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What We Really Talk About When We Talk About Inclusive Hiring at UMKC

  • October 28
  • Noon

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Topic TBD

  • November 11
  • Noon

Register for Topic TBD