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Friday's Lunch Reading Group

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Brighton Room, Flynn Campus Center, Brighton Campus (3-217)
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Join the Teaching and Creativity Center (TCC) as we collectively read Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Racism, Poverty and Social Marginalization, by Cia Vershelden. Visit our website to learn more about this year’s theme.

Please join Meghan Glaser and Gena Merliss for a casual conversation about our impressions, finding, and implications for our work. Bring your questions and nuggets of truth for discussion. Free books are provided.

Our schedule:

Introduction and Part 1: The Cost of Racism, Poverty, and Social Marginalization

  1. Physical Health pages 1-19

October 11

  1. Mental Health pages 19-22

October 25

  1. Human Capacity pages 23-25

November 8

  1. Loss of Cognitive Resources and Bandwidth pages 26-30

November 22

Part 2: Sociopsychological Underminers

  1. Microaggressions and "Modern Racism" pages 31-38

December 13

If you are interested in joining a book group but can't make these, consider joining Renee Dimino's online group or Renee Coleman’s and Mark Sample’s Wednesdays at 2 pm group.

Mark your calendars for the TCC's annual Teaching and Learning Conference, 6/5. We will welcome author Cia Verschelden to cap our year with Bandwidth Recovery.


SPONSOR: Gena Merliss
CONTACT: Gena Merliss or Meghan Glaser