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2013 LGBT Inclusive Classroom Discussion

Center for Ethics Education Faculty Seminar

Bringing LGBT Content into the Fordham Classroom
A Faculty Dialogue on Curricula, Pedagogy and Classroom Climate

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. |  Keating Hall Room 124, Rose Hill Campus

Fordham faculty and teaching fellows participated in an open discussion on creating LGBT inclusive classroom experiences.  This lunch discussion included brief presentations by Fordham faculty and an interdisciplinary dialogue on:

•    University mission and the dignity of all students
•    Discipline-relevant LGBT curricula and materials
•    Affirming and safe classroom climate for all students
•    Classroom conversations about sexual and gender diversity

Comments were offered by several Fordham faculty members, including: 

Orit Avishai (Sociology)
Edward Cahill (English)
Celia Fisher (Psychology)
Adam Fried (CEE)
Christine Hinze (CACS)
Patrick Hornbeck (Theology)
Beth Knobel (Communications)


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