Intergroup Relations

Marketing request form

Thank you for reaching out to us to share your content! Due to the volume and variety of the requests we get, we have decided to streamline all requests for social media content sharing to this intake form. The Spectrum Center has the right to determine what ultimately ends up on our platforms and completing the form does not guarantee the content being shared. That being said, we will strive to work with you if we have concerns or questions about the content.

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Fall 2021 Welcome from IGR Co-Directors

Co-directors Donna Rich Kaplowitz and Monita C. Thompson share a welcome message for students, faculty, staff, and friends of the Program on Intergroup Relations as we start fall semester.

Donna Rich Kaplowitz and Monita C. Thompson

IGR statement on Atlanta hate crimes

It is with profound sadness that we write this letter condemning the horrendous crimes in Atlanta this past week in which eight people, including six women of Asian descent were murdered. The United States has a long history of persistent racism against the Asian and Asian American community and this racist, misogynistic, hate-based violence comes at a particularly difficult moment. As a social justice education program, we promote transformational dialogue across difference and simultaneously stand committed to condemning hate and hate-based violence in all its forms. Our work is precisely aimed to dismantle the systems that create the conditions for such violence.

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Virtual Operations

The Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR) will conduct all courses and co-curricular programs virtually during the Winter 2021 semester. Staff/Faculty are mostly working remotely during regular business hours (8:00 am - 5:00 pm). Students can request scheduled access to the office and library through their instructor or supervisor or via the Zoom check-ins through our calendar appointments link.

Fall semester Virtual Operations

IGR stands in solidarity with the Black community

It has been seven days since four police officers in Minneapolis murdered George Floyd, an unarmed black man in broad daylight. In the last week, we have witnessed a global uprising coalesce in response to this extrajudicial murder of yet another innocent Black man in our country’s 400-year history of murdering Black folks. We have watched as our president has instigated increasing bellicosity and has threatened what amounts to martial law in response to the uprising. And we have witnessed all this while living through a pandemic of generational and global impact that has also disproportionately impacted some in our country more than others, particularly people of color and low-income folks.