Last week’s discussion jumped off from one person’s concern about ways that ethnic minorities, particularly East Asian people, are fetishized in others’ imaginations. Have you ever felt that just by being yourself you were “exotic” or “interesting” to someone else? Is that always a bad thing?
That’s just one possible topic – you’re strongly encouraged to bring your own.
Conversation One Wednesday, December 5 @ 4:30 PM
[Late arrivals/early departures are welcome!]
Sojourner Truth Library Conference Room (M39)
EVERYONE is welcome to join in the Conversation: staff/faculty, students, community members. Any religion, or no religion, any political affiliation, or none. No special expertise needed.
Come prepared to listen generously and with a willingness to learn. Our goal is to speak from our lived experience, and to be mindful of the feelings of others. More detail in our Mission and Values.
“Today’s Topic” is just a suggestion. You are always welcome to bring whatever is challenging, or hurting, or encouraging you in your life.
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