Pieces for a World Philosophy Quilt
As global communications increase and as the United
grows in its dedication to recognizing all
those who contribute to this nation, I believe that it is very important
to understand the many
and diverse cultures in this nation and in the world. I celebrate MULTICULTURALISM
Some cultural links
Women...especially Women philosophers
It is more difficult to talk about class issues in college and universities than almost any
other issue. University culture was established by the upper and upper
middle classes. Students
whose parents are blue or pink collar workers and/or who are
in the first generation of their families to attend college, often feel a
certain confusion and
lack of confidence in college and university settings. It is only recently
that faculty and
administrators from working class backgrounds have begun to speak openly
I was the first in my family to attend college. I know that many of the
students who attend
Mount Saint Mary College are in the first generation of their families to attend
college. It is
good to know that there are persons around the country and around the world
who are beginning to address
some of the class issues in higher education.
This site remains under construction.
a working class man
- Some papers from the first
Working Class Academics Conference
held in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This site offers the e-mail address of
Barbara Peters, who is the owner of
the Working Class Academics
e-mail discussion list. WCA is list for
students and faculty who are from working class backgrounds or
who identify with working class issues in academia.
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Last Updated: August 14, 1997