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Explorer Cafe Spring 2014: Jan. 29, 2014



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Are We Colorblind? Perceiving Race on Campus

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Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack of White Privilege

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Issues of race and class have turned the college experience into an obstacle course that is deterring many of America’s brightest students from graduating with a four-year degree. This video counters cultures of low expectation and social isolation with three stand-out initiatives that are helping students get into college—and stay in.


§  Field, C. J., Kimuna, S. R., & Straus, M. A. (2013). Attitudes toward interracial relationships among college students: Race, class, gender, and perceptions of parental views. Journal of Black Studies, 44(7), 741-776. doi:10.1177/0021934713507580


§  Sue, D. W., Capodilupo, C. M., Torino, G. C., Bucceri, J. M., Holder, A. M. B., Nadal, K. L., & Esquilin, M. (2007). Racial microaggressions in everyday life: Implications for clinical practice. American Psychologist, 62(4), 271-286. doi:10.1037/0003-066X.62.4.271


§  Jones, C. (2000). Levels of racism: A theoretic framework and a gardener's tale. American Journal of Public Health, 90(8), 1212-1215. doi:10.2105/AJPH.90.8.1212


§  Christina N. Baker, & Belinda Robnett. (2012). Race, social support and college student retention: A case study. Journal of College Student Development, 53(2), 325-335. doi:10.1353/csd.2012.0025


§  Cureton, S. R. (2003). Race-specific college student experiences on A predominantly white campus. Journal of Black Studies, 33(3), 295-311. doi:10.1177/0021934702238633


§  Rebecca Ropers-Huilman, Kelly T. Winters, & Kathryn A. E. Enke. (2013). Discourses of whiteness: White students at catholic women's colleges (dis)engaging race. The Journal of Higher Education, 84(1), 28-55. doi:10.1353/jhe.2013.0001


§  Cabrera, N. L. (2012). Working through whiteness: White, male college students challenging racism. Review of Higher Education, 35(2), 375.


§  Solorzano, D., Ceja, M., & Yosso, T. (2000). Critical race theory, racial microaggressions, and campus racial climate: The experiences of african american college students. The Journal of Negro Education, 69(1/2), 60-73.


§  Wells, R. (2008). Social and cultural capital, race and ethnicity, and college student retention. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory and Practice, 10(2), 103-128. doi:10.2190/CS.10.2.a


§  Hope and life satisfaction in black college students coping with race-related stress. (2004). Journal of Black Psychology, 30(2), 208-228. doi:10.1177/0095798403260725


§  Saenz, V. B., Ngai, H. N., & Hurtado, S. (2007). Factors influencing positive interactions across race for african american, asian american, latino, and white college students. Research in Higher Education, 48(1), 1-38. doi:10.1007/s11162-006-9026-3


§  Arbona, C., & Johnson, S. C. (2006). The relation of ethnic identity, racial identity, and race-related stress among african american college students. Journal of College Student Development, 47(5), 495-507. doi:10.1353/csd.2006.0057


§  Cross-race peer relations and friendship quality. (2003). International Journal of Behavioral Development, 27(2), 165-173. doi:10.1080/01650250244000164


§  Reid, L. D., & Radhakrishnan, P. (2003). Race matters: The relation between race and general campus climate. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 9(3), 263-275. doi:10.1037/1099-9809.9.3.263


§  Smith, J. M., Senter, M., & Strachan, J. C. (2013). Gender and white college students' racial attitudes. Sociological Inquiry, 83(4), 570-590. doi:10.1111/soin.12014