For fall 2018, Jay Pecora (Coordinator) has organized a group of sessions on the topic of "Racial Attitudes: Changing Expectations." In Fall 2017, Jay was a one of the presenters of the first group of sessions on the topic of Racial Attitudes. His topic was "A Brief History of Blackface."
Jay is an Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance and Director of the Theatre Education program. White peoples' fascination with blackface has always interested Jay and led him to create a short history of the genre.
Spring 2019 - Topics in Diversity [S-19-57]
Fall 2018 - Racial Attitudes: Changing Expectations [F-18-50]
Fall 2017 - Racial Attitudes: Changing Expectations [F-17-49]