DEIJ Resources

This page is a collection of IU and external links for further reading on specific topics.

IU Resources

Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (DEMA)

Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society (CRRES)

CRRES is an interdisciplinary, academic center that promotes research on race and ethnicity and brings units together for dialogue and collaboration.

First Nations Educational & Cultural Center

  • Annual Powwow is an event that celebrates the diversity of contemporary Native American tribal identity through traditional foods, crafts, dance, and song.
  • Events page for regular talks

Asian Culture Center

The Asian Culture Center aims to promote awareness, understanding, and acceptance of Asian American and Pacific Islander cultures, history, and issues as an integral part of the fabric of American life in the United States.

La Casa/Latino Cultural Center

La Casa is designed to foster a sense of belonging and pride for Latino students at IU Bloomington with knowledge about their own heritage and history, the cultures of other people, and resources they need to succeed in their education.

  • Collection of community resources for education (free wifi), financial assistance, food pantry, mental health, social services, hot meals, products, and utilities and evictions.
  • Events Page to get involved including a Latino retreat and colectiva dinners

LGBTQ+ Culture Center

The LGBTQ+ Culture Center is a safe and welcoming learning environment that provides resources and support to help LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff successfully reach their educational goals. 

  • Resources for queer, transgender, and/or gender-diverse individuals and allies including why pronoun usage is important and videos that define LGBTQ+ terms
  • Events Page, especially their Intersections: A Focus on Race series

Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center

African American Arts Institute (AAAI)

The AAAI is the nation's first and only credit-bearing university program dedicated to the performance, preservation, and promotion of African American culture through performance, education, creative activity, research, and outreach

  • Events page, notable event includes student, alumni, and staff spotlights

Other Campus Resources

External Resources

The Professional and Organizational DevelopmentNetwork in Higher Education (POD) is devoted to improving teaching and learning in higher education with a conference and publications. POD's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources contain publications authored by scholars at different institutions on topics such as incorporating Black Lives Matter and responding to microaggressions.

Inclusive Teaching

Cornell University’s MOOC,Teaching and Learning in the Diverse Classroom, is a free, self-paced course in which participants use an inclusive teaching framework while centering you and your students’ lived experiences. Also see Cornell’s Center for Teaching Innovation’s Inclusive Teaching Strategies page.

Columbia University’s MOOC,Inclusive Teaching, Supporting all Students in the College Classroom, is a free course that will help participants consider multiple facets of inclusive teaching and how creating an equitable course climate will help students and their learning across a wide range of educational contexts. Also see Columbia’s Guide for Inclusive Teaching at Columbia, a PDF with five inclusive teaching principles derived from research and evidence-based practices

Carnegie Mellon University’s Eberly Center’s Strategies for Inclusive Teaching covers what to do from the first day to the last of any class. Their strategies also contain references for additional reading.

University of Michigan’s Center for Reaching on Learning and Teaching’s Inclusive Teaching Resources and Strategies contains pages of definitions, principles, and practices against racism and stereotype threats.

Teaching Race and Racial Injustice

Harvard University’s Center for Teaching and Learning’s guide to teaching in racially diverse classrooms contains four applied principles for setting up a classroom environment and addressing their and their students’ biases.

Vanderbilt University’s  Center for Teaching’s guide to Teaching Race: Pedagogy and Practice contains five principles for social justice education across the disciplines. 

Washing University in St. Louis’s strategies to Reduce Stereotype Treat contains suggestions and a lengthy references list for additional reading.