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Recommended Reading for Gray Matter Discussions

Learn more about the upcoming Gray Matter discussion topic with books available from RIT Libraries!

Equality & Justice: Can we have both?

November 10, 2017, Noon-1:00pm —MOSAIC Center (SAU)

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Political Stereotypes: What do we assume about you?

October 13, 2017, Noon-1:00pm — MOSAIC Center (SAU)

Recommended reading:

  • Stereotype accuracy : toward appreciating group differences edited by Yueh-Ting Lee, Lee J. Jussim, and Clark R. McCauley
    Call number: BF323 .S63 S73 1995 (4th floor)
  • Navigating gendered terrain : stereotypes and strategy in political campaigns by Kelly Dittmar
    eBook available on ProQuest
  • Teaching gender : feminist pedagogy and responsibility in times of political crisis by Beatriz Revelles-Benavente and Ana M. González Ramos
    eBook available on ProQuest
  • The political consequences of being a woman : how stereotypes influence the conduct and consequences of political campaigns by Kim Fridkin Kahn
    Call number: HQ1236.5 .U6 K34 1996 (4th floor)
  • Assumptions [streaming video] by Video Education Australasia
    Available at Films on Demand
  • Conversation [streaming video] : exploring preconceived notions about otherness by Clayton, Lenka
    Available at Films on Demand
  • Profiles, probabilities, and stereotypes by Frederick Schauer
    eBook available on ProQuest
  • The psychology of stereotyping by David J. Schneider
    Call number: BF323.S63 S36 2004 (4th floor)
  • Social perception and social reality : why accuracy dominates bias and self-fulfilling prophecy by Lee Jussim
    eBook available on ProQuest *one user at a time
  • TEDTalks [streaming video] : Jonathan Haidt, The Real Difference Between Liberals and Conservatives by TED Conferences LLC
    Available at Films on Demand

What is RIT'S Official Opinion on Politics? ... and what if you disagree?

Friday September 22, 12:00-1:00 p.m. – MOSAIC Center (SAU)

Recommended reading:

  • Why is everyone else wrong? by Tibor Machan
    eBook available on Springer
  • Disagreement edited by Richard Feldman and Ted Warfield
    Call number: BD143 .D57 2010 (4th floor)
  • Knowledge in the making: Academic freedom and free speech in America's schools and universities by Joan DelFattore
    eBook available on JSTOR
  • The enigma of reason by Hugo Mercier and Dan Sperber
    eBook available on ProQuest

RIT’s Political and Legislative Activities policy: https://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/policiesmanual/c100


Failure, Fear & Fault: What’s Wrong with You?

September 15, 2017, Noon–1:00pm — MOSAIC Center (SAU)

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