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Schedule

2011 Dealing with Difference Institute

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
(Multicultural Center, Murray Street / C.T. Vivian Way)

1:00 - 2:45 p.m.

Welcome: Provost Jack Thomas
Opening Activity: Andrea Hyde
Presentation: Fear: The Internal Engine of Oppression / Dr. Shakti Butler
Moderators: J. Q. Adams and Janice R. Welsch

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.

Refreshment Break

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Fear and Mass Communication: Perspectives of Three Western Illinois University Journalism Faculty
Bill Knight, Mohammad Siddiqi, Pearlie Strother-Adams
Moderator: Anthony McBride (WIU)

4:30 - 4:40 p.m.

Visualization: A Brief Exercise: Tracy Knight

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Dinner (Alumni House, Adams & Ward / Earl Bracey & Colleagues)

Discussion following dinner - Stories of Fear:

Pamela Godt, Deatra Sullivan-Morgan (Elmhurst College), Ronald Pettigrew, John Timmons, John Tracy, Sandra Nesbitt Tracy, and Jadiem Wilson (Davenport Schools)

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
(Multicultural Center)

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Light Breakfast Buffet

8:30 -- 8:45 a.m.

Announcements / Opening Activity: Karen Mauldin-Curtis

8:45 - 10:00 a.m.

A Discussion of Daniel Gardner’s The Science of Fear
Lance Ternasky, Melanie Hetzel-Riggin
Moderator: Joyce H. Reed (Lincoln College, IACD Board))

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

American Identities and Fear
J. Q. Adams
Moderator: Diane Nyhammer (Rock Valley College, IACD Board)

11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

Lunch (University Union Lamoine Room)
Rev. C. T. Vivan Interview

12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions**

**Countering Fear Through Meditation, Visualization, & Yoga
Andrea Hyde, Tracy Knight, Karen Mauldin-Curtis, Zuiko Redding
Moderator: Mikki Meadows (Eastern Illinois University, IACD Board)

**Screening & Discussion: Jeremy Rifkin’s The Empathic Civilization
Sean Dixon and Tamara La Prad
Moderator: Laurian Bowles (WIU)

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Participant Discussions: Fear -- Impact and Implications for Us

2:30 - 2:50 p.m.

Evaluations / Closing Comments:
J. Q. Adams & Janice Welsch

Reflection:
Zuiko Redding