Kimberlé Crenshaw first coined the term intersectionality in 1989, which refers to the complex and cumulative way that the effects of different forms of discrimination (such as racism, sexism, and classism) combine, overlap, and yes, intersect - especially in the experiences of marginalized people or groups (Merriam-Webster).
Articles & Resources - Journals - Organizations - Videos
- 5 Things You Can Do to Support First-Generation College Students
- American Council on Education (ACE) Higher Education Today blog - Includes a section dedicated to Campus Climate and Inclusion.
- Creating an Identity-Safe Classroom, CRLT Blog
- How to Start a Revolution: Use Intersectionality as a Framework to Promote Student Success
- Inclusive Teaching, The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University - Information about inclusive course design, classroom dynamics, navigating difficult moments, and more.
- Sex, Gender, Race, and Economic Disadvantage: Courageous Conversations About Intersectionality - From the Academic Senate of California Community Colleges.
- Social Justice & Intersectionality Resources, University of Toronto
- Liberal Education - A quarterly magazine from the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AACU) that "incorporates the themes of AAC&U’s now-retired journals, Diversity & Democracy and Peer Review."
- ACPA College Student Educators International
- American Council on Higher Education (ACE)
- Association of American Colleges and Universities - The AACU offers many relevant resources on topics such as Bias Response, Black Lives Matter, and Global Diversity and Inclusion Benchmarks.
- Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT), University of Michigan - Offers an array of equity-focused education resources.
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