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INCLUSIVE ILLINOIS: Dr. Tim Engles: "White Privilege: Does it Still Exist?"

Speaker: Dr. Tim Engles, Eastern Illinois University
Date: Sep 19, 2012
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Contact: Kathy Ryan, Assistant Dean for Student Academic Affairs
Phone: 217-333-2800
Description: Dr. Tim Engles is a leading researcher on critical whiteness studies and will discuss the topic "White Privilege: Does it Still Exist?" as part of the College's year-long Inclusive Illinois program. Photo of Dr. Tim EnglesDr. Engles teaches courses in contemporary and multicultural American literature, film studies, and a variety of writing courses. His doctoral research, a study of works by three novelists (Gloria Naylor, Don DeLillo, and Chang-rae Lee), was largely informed by his primary research area, critical whiteness studies. He is the editor of Towards a Bibliography of Critical Whiteness Studies (2006), and co-editor of Approaches to Teaching DeLillo's White Noise, (2006) and Critical Approaches to Don DeLillo (2000). Visit the College's Inclusive page for more events, opportunities, and information.

Inclusive Illinois, one campus, many voices, is the University’s commitment to cultivating a community at Illinois where everyone is welcomed, celebrated, and respected. Through education, engagement, and excellence, each voice creates the Inclusive Illinois Experience. For more information on Inclusive Illinois, visit the campus site.