Office of Diversity & Inclusion

EmersonTalks

EmersonTalks

EmersonTalks is a one-credit non-tuition course designed for student participants to:
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Assess personal intercultural skills
  • Advance knowledge in diversity and inclusion
  • Facilitate peer discussions
EmersonTalks focuses on:
  • Inclusive Excellence and diversity within Emerson and students’ lives
  • The impact and influence of students’ cultural upbringing on intercultural development
  • Participant facilitation of peer discussions on intercultural issues, diversity, and inclusion

EmersonTalks consists of 8 two-hour meetings in the fall semester where participants learn principles of facilitation, group leadership, and goals of Inclusive Excellence; and 6 one-hour participant-led peer discussions in the spring semester. Participation in both semesters is required to receive credit.

EmersonTalks is offered through a collaboration of the Department of Communication Studies and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
For more information email diversity_inclusion@emerson.edu


Application

Due Monday, September 22, 2014. You will be notified of your acceptance after a review of your application.

Contact Information

Seven- or eight-digit number beginning with "E".


Questions

Please answer the following questions. (Maximum 50 words each)


Optional

For more information, please contact Robert Amelio (robert_amelio@emerson.edu) or Professor Cathy Edelstein (cathryn_edelstein@emerson.edu).