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English Department statement of support of Equity and Inclusion

January 5, 2021

In honor of the people who are working to knit our fragile democracy together, to help enfranchise every citizen, to rectify the systematic economic and environmental and policing injustice that harm black lives—for every one of these citizens, we dedicate a year of work, reflection, and conversation about justice, racism, economic inequality, and the role that educational institutions such as Stanford play in American life today.

Here are intiatives and resources that reflect our commitment to this. 

IDEAL Fellows Program

See a complete listing of our 2020-2021 curriculum

In addition, here is a list of books for those who want to further understand some of the dimensions of racial injustice toward African Americans in the United States.

Here is also a list of 47 free films about racism compiled by our own Shelley Fisher Fishkin.