The Antiracist Classroom: A Panel Discussion

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
102 Burrowes Building, Grucci Room
The Antiracist Classroom: A Panel Discussion

Featuring William Germano and Kit Nicholls (coauthors of Syllabus: The Remarkable, Unremarkable Document That Changes Everything)  and

Matthew Salesses (author of Craft in the Real World: Rethinking Fiction Writing and Workshopping)

The English department's Antiracism and Equity Committee will host a panel discussion on creating just and equitable class environments through syllabus and course design, whether in the creative writing workshop or the literature or rhetoric classroom. Our distinguished guests, authors of influential recent books on teaching and writing, will be in conversation with each other and with attendees.

William Germano is professor of English at Cooper Union. His books include Getting It Published and From Dissertation to Book. Follow him @WmGermano


Kit Nicholls is director of the Center for Writing at Cooper Union, where he teaches writing, literature, and cultural studies.

Matthew Salesses was named by Buzzfeed one of thirty-two Essential Asian American Writers. He is an assistant professor of writing at Columbia University.

Sponsored by The Department of English, the Anti-Racism and Equity Committee of the Department of English, Global Asias, and the Mary K. Rolling Reading Series


102 Burrowes Building, Grucci Room