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Origins of Prejudice

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Prejudice Facing Indigenous People
Danyelle speaks with Dr. David Edmunds, Anne and Chester Watson Chair in History Professor Emeritus. Produced by the UT Dallas Office of Communications.   Find our podcasts at http://www.utdallas.edu/cometcast  #UTDallas #CometsDiscuss #Podcast  **NOTES** Dr. David Edmunds https://www.utdallas.edu/ah/people/dedmunds.html School of Arts and Humanities https://www.utdallas.edu/ah/index.html Books recommended by Dr. David Edmunds: Ishi in Two Worlds A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America By Theodora Kroeber Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto By Vine Deloria Jr The People: A history of Native America By R. David Edmunds, Frederick E. Hoxie and Neal Salisbury Movies/shows recommended by Dr. David Edmunds: We Shall Remain (PBS American Experience) Where the Spirit Moves Indians, Outlaws and Angie Debo Dances with Wolves Little Big Man
22:33
November 27, 2020
Prejudice & Other Challenges Faced by Immigrants
Danyelle speaks with Raul Hinojosa Jr., director of community engagement in the UT Dallas Office of Diversity and Community Engagement. Produced by the UT Dallas Office of Communications. Find our podcasts at http://www.utdallas.edu/cometcast **NOTES**   UTD Departments Offer Anti-Racism Resources https://www.utdallas.edu/magazine/13198/utd-departments-offer-anti-racism-resources/ Raul Hinojosa Jr. https://www.utdallas.edu/diversity/bio-Hinojosa.html Comets Discuss: Prejudice | Episode I: The Psychology of Prejudice https://anchor.fm/utd-comets-dicuss/episodes/The-Psychology-of-Prejudice-eg3isa UT Dallas Office of Diversity and Community Engagement https://utdallas.edu/community/ UT Dallas Multicultural Center https://utdallas.edu/multicultural/
27:08
October 14, 2020
Prejudice and Policing
Danyelle speaks with Dr. Alex Piquero of the University of Miami and formerly of the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences at UT Dallas. **NOTES**   UTD Departments Offer Anti-Racism Resources https://www.utdallas.edu/magazine/13198/utd-departments-offer-anti-racism-resources/ Police Study Links Low Self-Control, Officers’ Use of Deadly Force https://utdallas.edu/news/social-sciences/police-study-links-low-self-control-officers-use-o/ Data Show Spike in Family Violence after Stay-at-Home Orders https://www.utdallas.edu/news/social-sciences/domestic-violence-covid-19-2020/ School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences https://epps.utdallas.edu/index.html
20:39
September 29, 2020
Prejudice and the Importance of Student Activism
Danyelle speaks Annette Addo-Yobo BS’20 about her experiences and how students can effect change. **NOTES**   UTD Departments Offer Anti-Racism Resources https://www.utdallas.edu/magazine/13198/utd-departments-offer-anti-racism-resources/   Undergraduate Success Scholars https://uss.utdallas.edu/   Multicultural Center https://www.utdallas.edu/multicultural/   BS in Psychology https://bbs.utdallas.edu/degrees/psybs/   BS in Child Learning and Development https://bbs.utdallas.edu/degrees/cldp/   Criminology and Criminal Justice Program https://epps.utdallas.edu/about/programs/criminology-and-criminal-justice/   Dr. Salena Brody https://bbs.utdallas.edu/faculty/detail.php5?i=2020   UT Dallas News Center: Black History Month Celebrations Showcase Students, End with Big Finale – feat. Annette Addo-Yobo https://www.utdallas.edu/news/campus-community/big-dinner-2020/
23:47
July 24, 2020
Origins of Prejudice
Danyelle speaks with Dr. Nils Roemer, interim dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, director of the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at UT Dallas, and the Stan and Barbara Rabin Professor in Holocaust Studies. **NOTES** UTD Departments Offer Anti-Racism Resources https://www.utdallas.edu/magazine/13198/utd-departments-offer-anti-racism-resources/ Dr. Nils Roemer https://utdallas.edu/chairs/profiles/dr-nils-roemer/ Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies  https://www.utdallas.edu/ackerman/ Ackerman Center Podcast https://anchor.fm/ackermancenter
24:51
July 15, 2020
Prejudice and the Fight for Gender Equity
Our host Danyelle speaks with Jacqueline Prince, assistant director for women’s & gender equity programs at the Galerstein Gender Center. **NOTES** UTD Departments Offer Anti-Racism Resources https://www.utdallas.edu/magazine/13198/utd-departments-offer-anti-racism-resources/   Jacqueline Prince https://www.utdallas.edu/gendercenter/about-us/our-staff/ The Galerstein Gender Center https://www.utdallas.edu/gendercenter/ https://www.facebook.com/GGCatUTDallas/ https://www.instagram.com/utd_gender_center/ https://twitter.com/UTDGGC Update since recording... Advocacy Group Says At Least 18 Transgender People, Including Dallas Woman, Killed In 2020 https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2020/07/03/18-transgender-people-dallas-woman-killed-2020-human-rights-campaign/ The Galerstein Gender Center released a solidarity video related to this news https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GufPE0luZQg&fbclid=IwAR3WiTn6sb2q5cFgyskt_wL2UMHo1ylbrp8loMQhLKtEiJJiq1iIu46yPkA. The Center also organized a community watch party of “Disclosure,” available on Netflix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysbX6JUlaEc&feature=youtu.be   The Galerstein Gender Center book club pick for fall — “For the Love of Men: A New Vision for Mindful Masculinity” by Liz Plank  https://www.amazon.com/Liz-Plank/e/B07QLN8KMT/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1   Two podcasts featuring the author NPR’s It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders: Writer Liz Plank Has 'A New Vision For Mindful Masculinity' In 'For The Love Of Men' https://www.npr.org/2019/11/13/778846598/writer-liz-plank-has-a-new-vision-for-mindful-masculinity-in-for-the-love-of-men Hey, Man Podcast: "For the love of men" with Liz Plank https://www.heymanpod.com/s1/24   Jacqueline provided the following resources... Action Resources: Actions for Solidarity: #BlackTransLivesMatter https://docs.google.com/document/d/10M1ZuGcRPMYMNxOfT7b5t-X4R1wsfkVnRGOUXw3sHTw/preview?pru=AAABct07WRo*Dq0YaobEDwoDrks_qB9uAA   Black Trans-led Organizations & Initiatives https://medium.com/@raquel_willis/black-trans-led-organizations-and-initiatives-9caf5d06c627   Work and Gender Inequity Women are getting less research done than men during this coronavirus pandemic https://theconversation.com/women-are-getting-less-research-done-than-men-during-this-coronavirus-pandemic-138073   Home and Gender Inequity: Want to say 'no' to emotional labor at home? Use this seven-step plan https://www.nbcnews.com/better/pop-culture/how-woman-learned-stop-shouldering-all-emotional-labor-her-marriage-ncna934466?fbclid=IwAR3Hk6iZDek16xU_nIRkLk9rcvecXHU7RcbHNN-RtnHnCxzTFjedGuqgwjE   Education and Gender Inequity: When Women Don’t Speak https://magazine.byu.edu/article/when-women-dont-speak/   Men & Masculinity: The Miseducation of the American Boy https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/01/the-miseducation-of-the-american-boy/603046/?fbclid=IwAR18yOlkacDTyg14MUZ6U9cXziPEQEoNDOaj-oDBPEaa31D3I5GXjZSBgQ0   Violence Against the Transgender Community in 2019 https://www.hrc.org/resources/violence-against-the-transgender-community-in-2019   The Simple Truth About the Gender Pay Gap https://www.aauw.org/resources/research/simple-truth/   Work Smart & Start Smart: Salary Negotiation https://www.aauw.org/resources/programs/salary/
21:35
July 7, 2020
The Psychology of Prejudice
Danyelle speaks with Dr. Salena Brody, senior lecturer in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, to discuss the psychology of prejudice. **NOTES** UTD Departments Offer Anti-Racism Resources https://www.utdallas.edu/magazine/13198/utd-departments-offer-anti-racism-resources/ Dr. Salena Brody  https://bbs.utdallas.edu/faculty/detail.php5?i=2020 UT Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences  https://bbs.utdallas.edu/ Here's a list of readings that Salena thought might be helpful to listeners at this moment: ·         “A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of the Civil Rights Movement,” by Jeanne Theoharis ·         “A People's History of the United States,” by Howard Zinn ·         “Between the World and Me,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates ·         “Eloquent Rage,” by Brittany Cooper ·         “How to be an Antiracist,” by Ibram X. Kendi   ·         “I am not your Negro,” by James Baldwin ·         “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America,” by Ibram X. Kendi   ·         “Stamped:  Racism, Anti-Racism, and You,” by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi   ·         “Strangers from a different shore,” by Ronald Takaki   ·         “The Uses of Anger: Women Responding to Racism,” by Audre Lorde ·         “When they call you a terrorist: A Black Lives Matter memoir,” by Asha Bandele and Patrisse Cullors UT Dallas Professor Holds Shoe Box Graduation Ceremony for Seniors  https://www.fox4news.com/video/685783
18:43
June 30, 2020
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Gig Economy and Small Businesses
Danyelle speaks with Paul Nichols BA’95, MBA’98, executive director of the Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at UT Dallas and faculty member in the Naveen Jindal School of Management. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 information webpage utdallas.edu/coronavirus Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship https://innovation.utdallas.edu/ Naveen Jindal School of Management https://jindal.utdallas.edu/ Community Impact-Richardson story, featuring Paul Nichols https://communityimpact.com/dallas-fort-worth/richardson/coronavirus/2020/04/20/richardson-businesses-find-ways-to-survive-under-covid-19-restrictions/ The Institute’s COVID-19 Small Business Resource Page https://innovation.utdallas.edu/covid-19-small-business-resource-page/
19:46
May 29, 2020
The Challenges LGBTQ+ Students Face During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Danyelle speaks with Matt Winser-Johns, assistant director of LGBTQ+ programs in the Galerstein Gender Center at UT Dallas. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 Information Webpage www.utdallas.edu/coronavirus COVID-19 Related Resources from the Galerstein Gender Center https://www.utdallas.edu/gendercenter/covid-19-resources/ Human Rights Campaign Glossary of Terms https://www.hrc.org/resources/glossary-of-terms The Trevor Project https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
13:36
May 27, 2020
Staying Physically and Emotionally Healthy During a Pandemic
Danyelle speaks with Taylor Tran, a registered dietitian and employee wellness program manager at UT Dallas. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 Information Webpage http://www.utdallas.edu/coronavirus UT System’s Living Well Program https://www.utsystem.edu/offices/human-resources/current-employees/wellness/resources/living-well UT Dallas UREC’s Group Fitness Classes https://www.utdallas.edu/urec/fitness/groupx/ Self-Care Tips for Comets https://www.utdallas.edu/magazine/12683/self-care-tips-for-comets/ Maintaining Health and Physical Fitness at Home https://utdallas.edu/magazine/12956/maintaining-health-and-physical-fitness-at-home/
11:45
May 15, 2020
UT Dallas Alumna Talks Teaching During COVID-19
Danyelle speaks with Samantha Serio BS’18, a UTeach Dallas alumna who has found new ways to teach mathematics to her high school students during the COVID-19 pandemic. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 Information Webpage http://www.utdallas.edu/coronavirus UTeach Dallas https://www.utdallas.edu/uteach/
13:06
May 8, 2020
The Good and the Bad of Social Media During COVID-19
Danyelle speaks with Dr. Janet Johnson, lecturer in the UT Dallas School of Arts and Humanities. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 Information Webpage  http://www.utdallas.edu/coronavirus Dr. Janet Johnson drjanetjohnson.com @janetnews on Twitter Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Advice for the Public: Myth Busters https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/myth-busters School of Arts and Humanities Virtual Events Calendar https://www.utdallas.edu/ah/events/virtual-events.html
15:52
April 30, 2020
Adapting to Working From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Danyelle speaks with Dr. Doug Kiel, professor of public and nonprofit management in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 Information Webpage utdallas.edu/coronavirus Dr. Doug Kiel profiles.utdallas.edu/lowell.kiel personal.utdallas.edu/~dkiel/ Dallas Business Journal: COVID-19 is changing business — and that could mean new work-from-home efforts when offices reopen, feat. Dr. Doug Kiel www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/202…-from-home.html EPPS Public and Nonprofit Management Program epps.utdallas.edu/about/programs/p…ofit-management/ EPPS Facebook www.facebook.com/UTDEPPS EPPS Instagram www.instagram.com/utdepps EPPS Twitter twitter.com/UTDEPPS
18:17
April 22, 2020
The Tools and Tech That Teachers Are Turning to During COVID-19
Danyelle speaks with Katie Donaldson, master teacher and an assistant director of UTeach Dallas. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 information webpage utdallas.edu/coronavirus Katie Donaldson utdallas.edu/uteach/about/faculty-and-staff/ UTeach Dallas utdallas.edu/uteach/
17:27
April 20, 2020
Maintaining Mental Wellness During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Danyelle speaks with Dr. Kimberly Burdine, licensed psychologist and assistant director of the UT Dallas Student Counseling Center. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 information webpage utdallas.edu/coronavirus Dr. Kim Burdine https://utdallas.edu/counseling/staff/ Student Counseling Center https://utdallas.edu/counseling/ Student Counseling Center YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr1UdPVS5ZbWmEJZqhyxauA?app=desktop Student Counseling Center Instagram https://www.instagram.com/utdcounseling/   Dr. Burdine wanted to shout out those working across campus to provide resources and programming. Here’s a sampling: University Recreation https://www.facebook.com/UTDUREC https://twitter.com/UTDUREC https://www.instagram.com/UTDUREC/ Galerstein Gender Center https://www.facebook.com/GGCatUTDallas/ https://www.instagram.com/UTD_Gender_Center/ https://twitter.com/UTDGGC International Center https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCES9tUazzGfrZlruMzue5DA Multicultural Center https://www.facebook.com/utdallasmc/ https://www.instagram.com/utdallasmc/ https://twitter.com/utdallasmc
16:30
April 15, 2020
The Lessons Hospitals Are Learning from the COVID-19 Pandemic
Danyelle speaks with Dr. Britt Berrett PhD’09, director of the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 information webpage utdallas.edu/coronavirus Dr. Britt Berrett (PhD’09) https://jindal.utdallas.edu/faculty/britt-berrett Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management https://jindal.utdallas.edu/centers-of-excellence/healthcare/ Business of Healthcare Podcast https://jindal.utdallas.edu/blog/author/business-of-healthcare-podcast On Twitter https://twitter.com/UTDHealthcare Dr. Howard Dover https://jindal.utdallas.edu/faculty/howard-dover Operations/Supply Chain Management Programs https://jindal.utdallas.edu/operations-scm-programs/ Naveen Jindal School of Management Dean Hasan Pirkul https://jindal.utdallas.edu/faculty/hasan-pirkul MS Healthcare Leadership and Management for Professionals https://utdhealthcare.pro/ MS Healthcare Leadership and Management for Physicians  https://www.utdallas.edu/apl/
19:44
April 7, 2020