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Intergroup Dialogue

Resources for students, faculty and staff at Colgate who are interested in learning more about Intergroup Dialogue/Relations.

Getting Started

Overwhelmed by the information available on these pages? Just heard the acronym "IGD" and wondering what in the world it is? This page will lead you to overview resources to help you start your exploration into what is IGD and how it can be incorporated into your teaching pedagogy.

Introductory Resources

Gurin, Patricia, Biren A. Nagda, and Nicholas Sorensen. "Intergroup dialogue: Education for a broad conception of civic engagement." Liberal Education 97, no. 2 (2011): 46-51.

Humphreys, Mayra Lopez. 2011. "Intergroup Dialogue: A Pedagogical Model for Integrating Cultural Competence within a Social Justice Framework." International Journal Of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences 6, no. 5: 199-213. [request through ILL]

Lopez, Gretchen E., and Ximena Zúñiga. "Intergroup dialogue and democratic practice in higher education." New Directions For Higher Education no. 152 (Winter 2010): 35-42.

Zúñiga, Ximena, Biren (Ratnesh) A. Naagda, and Todd D. Sevig. "Intergroup dialogues: An educational model for cultivating engagement across differences." Equity & Excellence in Education 35, no. 1 (2002): 7-17.

Moving Beyond "what is it?" to "how do I use this?"

Nagda, Biren A., Patricia Gurin, Nicholas Sorensen, and Ximena Zúñiga. "Evaluating intergroup dialogue: Engaging diversity for personal and social responsibility." Diversity & Democracy 12, no. 1 (2009): 4-6.

Nagda, Birenee Ratnesh A., Chan‐woo Kim, and Yaffa Truelove. "Learning about difference, learning with others, learning to transgress." Journal of Social Issues 60, no. 1 (2004): 195-214.

NagdaBiren (Ratnesh) A. and Ximena Zúñiga. "Fostering Meaningful Racial Engagement Through Intergroup Dialogues." Group Processes & Intergroup Relations. January 2003 6: 111-128.

Petryk, Taryn, Monita C. Thompson, and Trelawny Boynton. "Building Multicultural Residential Communities: A Model for Training Student Staff." New Directions For Student Services 2013, no. 144 (Winter2013 2013): 69-78.

Thakral, Charu, et al. "Understanding Difference Through Dialogue: A First-Year Experience for College Students." Journal Of Diversity In Higher Education (November 16, 2015)


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