We will be starting a monthly journal club on Anti-racism and Inclusion in the School of Physical Sciences. Every month, we will select one article to read, and have a guided discussions about the article. Everyone in the School is welcome and encouraged to participate.

Access to Zoom connection for July 10 discussion has been emailed to you.

If you are interested in leading a future discussion, please contact Professor Mu-Chun Chen (muchunc [at] uci.edu).

Schedule

2020/7/10, Friday 1pm Pacific Time
Jesse Wolfson, Professor, Math

Professor Wolfson will lead the discussion based on the reading:
“The Case for Reparations” by Ta-Nehisi Coates (2014/06)
https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/06/the-case-for-reparations/361631/

or access here

Discussion Questions for the Breakout Rooms here

2020/8/14, Friday 1pm Pacific Time
Doug Tobias, Professor and Chair, Chemistry

Professor and Chair Tobias will lead a discussion based on the following TED Talk and New York Times article:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/21/opinion/facial-analysis-technology-bias.html
New York Times Opinion, When the Robot Doesn’t See Dark Skin (June 21, 2018)
By Joy Buolamwini