Microaggressions in Academic Spaces

Courageous Conversations Series

February 23, 2022


Conversation Objectives:

  • Understand what microaggressions are and explore individual and institutional strategies to address them
  • Stimulate guidance and direction for creating teaching and learning environments that are inclusive and culturally responsive

Responding to Microaggressions Handout

Microaggressions in Academic Spaces Slides


Byrd, C.M. (2018). Microaggressions Self-Defense: A Role-Playing Workshop for Responding to Microaggressions. Social Sciences, 7, 9. (full text)

Sue, D. W., Alsaidi, S., Awad, M. N., Glaeser, E., Calle, C. Z., & Mendez, N. (2019). Disarming racial microaggressions: Microintervention strategies for targets, White allies, and bystanders. American Psychologist, 74(1), 128-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/amp0000296