Date of Release: 01/20/2005
SAN MARCOS —Jane Elliott, adaptor of the landmark Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes exercise, will present The Anatomy of Prejudice 6 p.m. Jan. 27 in the LBJ Student Center Ballroom on the Texas State University-San Marcos campus.
The evening will kick off with Elliott introducing the Peabody Award-winning film, “The Eye of the Storm.” Following at 7 p.m., Elliott will lead a discussion of the film, exploring with the audience the problems of racism, sexism, ageism, homophobia and ethnocentrism and the responsibility shared by all of us for eliminating them from ourselves and our environment.
Those attending the presentation will be encouraged to discuss the issues raised as they pertain to college life. Participants will receive information that can help them decrease the amount of racism in their environment.
The event is sponsored by the Equity and Access Committee, College of Education, College of Liberal Arts, Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies, Multicultural Student Affairs, University College, University Honors Program and University Seminar.