In collaboration with Partners HealthCare Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, the MGH Stand Against Racism Committee invites you to attend the live streamed presentation and facilitated discussion on white fragility (live stream is for MGH employees only). Seating for this event is limited and registration is required.
Dr. DiAngelo received her PhD in Multicultural Education from the University of Washington in Seattle and is currently an Affiliate Associate Professor of Education there. She has taught courses in Multicultural Teaching, Inter-group Dialogue Facilitation, Cultural Diversity & Social Justice, and Anti-Racist Education. Her area of research is in Whiteness Studies and Critical Discourse Analysis, explicating how whiteness is reproduced in everyday narratives. Dr. DiAngelo a two-time winner of the Student’s Choice Award for Educator of the Year at the University of Washington’s School of Social Work. She has numerous publications and books, including Is Everybody Really Equal?: An Introduction to Key Concepts in Critical Social Justice Education, which received both the American Educational Studies Association Critics Choice Book Award (2012) and the Society of Professors of Education Book Award (2018). In 2011 she coined the term White Fragility in an academic article which influenced the national dialogue on race. Dr. DiAngelo’s book, White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism was released in June of 2018 and debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List.