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SP24 - LGBTQ+ US History- A VirTual Safe Zone Elective Friday 9am

Ended Feb 23, 2024
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Full course description

Term: Spring 2024

Date: January 22nd - February 23rd, 2024

Time: Friday 9:00am - 10:00am

Location: Online Only

Instructors: Dr. Bing 

Presented By: Inclusion & Diversity (INDV)

 

Description:

NOTE: VIRTUAL SAFE ZONE 101 AND VIRTUAL TRANS SAFE ZONE ARE PREREQUISITES AND MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE THIS COURSE CAN BE TAKEN

VirTual Safe Zone is an online five-week course addressing LGBTQ+ History in the United States, covering information from the 1600s to current day. 

This course aims to:

Introduce participants to historical events and people from a new, LGBTQ+-oriented lens; 

Contextualize the current events and trends in the United States and help participants identify how history affected our current society;

Provide the opportunity to engage in introspective or reflective thinking;

Engage individuals in discussion with one another regarding their own understanding, feelings, and experiences with the course content; 

 Encourage active allyship during and after the course has ended. 

The course consists of weekly readings, reflections, and a live discussion lab. 

The course curriculum delivers basic information to begin your development of content knowledge.

The readings are meant to help deepen your scope of the topic.

The discussion board reflective writings provide the opportunity to explore your thoughts, feelings, and questions.

The live discussions engage you in conversation with one another and allow for questions to be proffered to the group