Implicit Bias Exhibit

Faces and Masks PhotoAn Exhibit on Implicit Bias
& How It Affects Our Everyday Thoughts and Behaviors

March 6 – March 31, 2017
M-TH 8am-10:30pm | F 8am-6pm | Sa 9am-5pm | Su 11am-7pm

UConn Law Library (Slate Foyer)
UConn Law Campus
55 Elizabeth Street, Hartford CT 06105

Opening Breakfast
Monday, March 6, 2017
8:15am – 9:30am

#UConnImplicitBias

Open Your Mind: A Conversation About Implicit Bias Research

 

Please join us for a conversation about implicit bias research and its implications for practice as we launch the new exhibit, Understanding Implicit Bias, now on display in the UConn Law Library Slate Foyer. The exhibit was created by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and features panels and interactive activities designed to introduce visitors to the concept of and research about implicit bias.

 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Library Slate Foyer and Student Lounge

 

Opening Remarks: Professor Thomas Craemer (UConn Public Policy)

Panelists: Professor Jill Anderson (UConn Law), Professor Colin Leach (UConn Social Psychology), and Professor Lisa Werkmeister-Rozas (UConn Social Work)

Moderator: Professor Molly Land (UConn Law)

RSVP at https://www.law.uconn.edu/rsvp-implicit-bias-reception

 


Have feedback on the exhibit?  Share it with us HERE.


EXHIBITION AT A GLANCE

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center LogoAdmitting and identifying our own biases can be difficult and something we don’t know how to do. And yet two decades of scientific research has persuasively demonstrated that all of us harbor implicit bias even if we hold no explicit prejudice. Our society is saturated with attitudes and stereotypes about social groups and people encompassing a range of intersectional identities. Over time these feelings and beliefs become more ingrained.  The Implicit Bias exhibit offers opportunities to attend to bias and other forms of discrimination, as well as to explore recent debates in the realm of implicit bias research. The exhibit opens to the public at an opportune time — a moment when the nation as a whole is wrestling with the persistent challenge of race, class, and gender relations as well as with the changing nature of prejudice and discrimination. The exhibit will offer visitors an experience that is surprising, stimulating and illuminating — one they won’t soon forget.

The Implicit Bias exhibit was created by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.


 

Previous Exhibitions and Events

Jan. 16 – Feb. 28, 2017: UConn Storrs Campus @ the Homer D. Babbidge Library

Opening Reception

Featuring Thomas Craemer
Associate Professor of Public Policy, UConn

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017
3:00-5:00 pm
Homer Babbidge Library
Staff Lounge

Closing Reception

“On Bias and Beyond: Scientific, Political, and Person Implications”

featuring

Dr. Shayla Nunnaly, Associate Professor of Political Science
&
Dr. Eric Loken, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology

Thursday, March 2, 2017
4:00-5:00 pm
Homer Babbidge Library
Staff Lounge

 


Additional Research/Teaching Resources

Resources Link

 

http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/implicit-bias

Links to Media Coverage of the Implicit Bias Exhibit

 

New UConn Exhibit Shows Implicit Bias
Willimantic Chronicle, Jan. 24, 2017

Politics and Prejudice: Coming to Terms with Your Biases
Daily Campus, Jan. 24, 2017

Neag School Co-Sponsors Implicit Bias Exhibit
Neag School Website, Jan. 20, 2017

 


 

Sponsored by
Office for Diversity and Inclusion
Community Outreach
UConn Humanities Institute
Office of Public Engagement
UConn Law School
UConn School of Social Work
Human Rights Institute
Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
Neag School of Education
Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA)
School of Fine Arts
and
Connecticut Writing Project