A Keynote Presentation by Jacqueline Battalora
The Jacqueline Battalora Presentation Series
Cosponsors Include: Black Leaders Acquiring Collective Knowledge (B.L.A.C.K), English Lutheran Church, Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council (GLADC), La Crosse County, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, Viterbo University and Western Technical College
Three Presentations to be delivered by Jacqueline Battalora
Going Back To Go Forward, A Keynote Presentation by Jacqueline Battalora – Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council’s Annual Conference
Hosted at the Western Technical College Lunda Center (8:30am -10:30am Morning Presentation) – Please register by the end of Thursday, Nov. 7th using
The Invention of White People in Law, A Special City of La Crosse Classroom Session by Jacqueline Battalora
UW-La Crosse’s 260 Graff Main Hall Auditorium, 12:40 – 2:05pm – FREE Admission
Middle school teachers, college instructors, professors, and student organization advisors are encouraged to bring entire classes and organizational members
(Open to students, faculty, staff and administrators and anyone unable to attend the Evening Keynote)
Going Back To Go Forward, An Evening Keynote Presentation by Jacqueline Battalora
UW-La Crosse’s 260 Graff Main Hall Auditorium, 5:30 – 7pm – FREE Admission
(Open to anyone and everyone) Primary Audience: students, faculty, academic staff, administrators & community members
Jacqueline Battalora, Ph.D., J.D.
Dr. Jacqueline Battalora is a keynote speaker, author, trainer, and consultant in workplace and educational inclusion. Her keynotes about the legal invention of the human category “white” people, turn contemporary conceptions of race upside down and reorient thinking about race and human divisions. Jacqueline’s keynote presentations are steeped in law and history made both accessible and nuanced. They are engaging, thought provoking, and relevant. The keynotes provide attendees with immediate actions and longer-term processes for transforming their lives, workplaces, and communities into a strong reflection of inclusion and equal opportunity. Jacqueline Battalora is the author of, Birth of a White Nation: The Invention of White People and Its Relevance Today, and numerous articles. She is an attorney and professor of sociology at Saint Xavier University, Chicago and a former Chicago Police Officer. Battalora is an editor for the Journal of Understanding and Dismantling Privilege. She completed her law degree from the University of Toledo and came to Chicago to practice. Her interest in the role of law in creating human difference shaped her graduate work at Northwestern University where she received her Ph.D.