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Conferences and Workshops

The Great Lakes Colleges Association will hold a "Multicultural Course Design and Teaching Workshop," June 22–27, at the College of Wooster. This workshop supports faculty in developing and teaching courses that include multicultural, gender, and global perspectives. For more information, write to GLCA, 2929 Plymouth Rd., Suite 207, Ann Arbor, MI 48105; tel. 313/761-4833; wing@glca.org.

"Diversity, Learning, and Institutional Change," a working conference sponsored by AAC&U and GLCA will be held April 17–20, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This conference is designed for participants to learn about research findings about the impact of curricular change, emerging curricular frameworks, and models for diversity requirements and faculty development initiatives.

"Community Service and Service Learning: Working for Democracy and Citizenship," a working conference sponsored by AAC&U, May 30–31, in Waltham, Massachusetts, will look at the impact of community-based learning on both student learning and community development and will analyze what it takes to make effective college and community partnerships that are mutually beneficial. For information about these last two conferences, contact the Network Office, AAC&U, 1818 R St., NW, Washington, DC 20009; 202/387-3760; meetings@aacu.nw.dc.us.

Books and Reports

Creating an Inclusive College Curriculum: A Teaching Sourcebook from the New Jersey Project, edited by Ellen G. Friedman, Wendy K. Kolmar, Charley B. Flint, and Paula Rothenberg
Includes over forty syllabi and teaching resources for both two-year and four-year colleges and universities. (Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1234 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027; 212/678-3919)

American Pluralism and the College Curriculum: Higher Education in a Diverse Democracy
This report makes recommendations for teaching diversity across the curriculum, in both general education and major programs. (AAC&U Publications Desk, 1818 R Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009; 202/387-3760; pub_desk@aacu.nw.dc.us)

Boundaries and Borderlands: The Search for Recognition and Community in America
A resource for faculty study and general education curriculum design, this publication offers a topical and thematic guide to the study of diversity and democratic pluralism. (AAC&U Publications Desk, 1818 R Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009; 202/387-3760; pub_desk@aacu.nw.dc.us)

Getting Started: Planning and Organizing Curriculum Transformation Work
This publication describes the major stages and components of curriculum transformation projects and is designed to help faculty and administrators initiate, plan, and conduct projects whose purpose is to incorporate the content and perspectives of women's studies and race/ethnic studies scholarship into their courses. For information about other curriculum transformation resources, visit http://www.towson.edu/ncctrw or contact the National Center for Curriculum Transformation Resources on Women, Towson State University, Baltimore, MD 21204-7097; tel. 410/830-2334.


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