Day of Discovery, Dialogue and Action

February 18, 2020
8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center Auditorium (EPNEC; Medical Campus)

This year’s Day of Dialogue will highlight conversations that inspire action long after the event is over.

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Get ready for a two-day event of compelling panels, discussions, and learning opportunities.

Tuesday, February 18
Eric P. Newman Education Center
Daytime programming: 9 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
Dialogue, mindfulness and engagement sessions
Evening programming: 5–7:30 p.m.

Film screening, keynote address and panel discussion with Aisha Sultan
“Other People: Unpacking Our Assumptions and Learning How To Speak Up”

Wednesday, February 19
Various locations
8:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Engagement, dialogue sessions:

  • Divided City Initiative
  • Poetry and Translation in Race, Place and Belonging
  • Radical Hospitality
  • Implicit Bias
  • Phases of Culture Change

12–12:25 p.m.    Lunch
12:25–1:25 p.m.    INSPIRE: Emerging Student Voices
1:30–4:15 p.m.    Engagement, Dialogue sessions:

  • Mindfulness
  • WashU and the St. Louis K-12 Student Community
  • Creating Personal Narratives, led by Aisha Sultan
  • Influences That Move Culture Change
  • The Work of the Academy for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • “In St. Louis, For St. Louis,” Chancellor Andrew Martin and Executive Vice Chancellor Hank Webber

4:15–4:20 p.m.
Closing Reflections
5–6:30 p.m.
CDI: Five Years in the Making

For inquiries contact the Office of Faculty Advancement and Institutional Diversity.