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Maya Angelou Resource Library: VHS
The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) at Rollins College provided Olin Library with a wide selection of materials addressing multiculturalism, racism, discrimination, etc. This guide identifies those materials associated with the collection.
A.C.T. for equal treatment by Northern Illinois University
Call Number: VIDEO LC212.8622 .I3 A26 1991
Presents examples of sexual discrimination and sexual harassment which take place on college campuses. Discusses how women can seek help to confront these difficulties and eliminate sexual harassment.
Alice Walker: a conversation with Alice Walker by Walker, Alice
Call Number: VIDEO PS3573 .A425 Z536 1992
Alice Walker discusses her life, contemporary America, the "womanist" perspective, and reads from her poetry.
The Asianization of America by Rosenblum, Michael
Call Number: VIDEO E184 .O6 A84 1993 (Available at Circulation Desk.)
Describes the increasing role of Asians in American business and society. Examines how this trend is affecting American society.
Being gay: coming out in the 21st century by Angel, Charlotte.
Call Number: VIDEO HQ76.25 .B4 2003
This program presents the accounts and stories of people who have recently taken the step of coming out. Interviewees and experts discuss the benefits of this important transition by examining the six stages of coming to terms with one's sexual identity.
Betty tells her story: a film by Brandon, Liane
Call Number: VIDEO BF371 .B48 1972A
Illustrates the dimensions of a simple incident as a young woman tells two versions of the same story.
Beyond the veil: are Iranian women rebelling? by Films for the Humanities
Call Number: VIDEO HQ1170 .B49 1997
In this program, a female reporter dons the hijab and goes undercover to find out how Iranian women feel about the government-enforced dress code and about their diminished role in Iranian society.
Biculturalism and acculturation among Latinos by Cuellar, Linda.
Call Number: VIDEO E184 .S75 B53 1992
This film examines the question of which part of their culture Latinos feel they should keep and leave behind. It explodes some commonly held beliefs and misconceptions about who Latinos are in the U.S. and probes the relationship between ethnic identity and entrepreneurial success in the U.S. marketplace.
Black fraternities and sororities: a glorious past, the road ahead by Cox, Matthews & Associates
Call Number: VIDEO LC2781.7 .B5 1990
Black sugar : slavery from the African perspective by Theboeuf, Michael
Call Number: VIDEO E441 .B62 1993
In a narrative style, an African old man tells his grandson how his fellow men and women were seized, uprooted from native soils, and sold to the United States.
Black women writers by Donahue, Phil
Call Number: VIDEO PS153 .N5 B53 1992
Phil Donahue talks with Alice Walker, Michelle Wallace, Ntosake Shange, Angela Davis, and Maya Angelou. A discussion dealing with the criticism by black men that black women writers have achieved their success by focusing criticism on black males.
Blue eyed by Strigel, Claus
Call Number: VIDEO BF575 .P9 B584 1995
Jane Elliott conducts a workshop where an arbitrarily selected group of individuals is targeted to experience prejudice and bigotry. Based on the blue eyed-brown eyed exercise.
Breaking the attitude barrier : learning to value people with disabilities by MTI Film & Video
Call Number: VIDEO HD7256 .U5 B7 1991
Addresses common myths, fears, and stereotypes about people with disabilities. Looks at employment barriers that have prevented people with disabilities from being hired, promoted, and accepted into the workforce. Shows how one organization is sensitizing its workforce.
The bronze screen by Racho, Susan
Call Number: VIDEO PN1995.9 .H47 B76 2002
The Bronze screen honors the past, illuminates the present, and opens a window to the future of Latinos in motion pictures. From silent movies to urban gang films, stereotypes of the Greaser, the Lazy Mexican, the Latin lover and the Dark lady are examined. Rare and extensive footage traces the progression of this distorted screen image to the increased prominence of today's Latino actors, writers and directors.
Building a multicultural community and promoting cultural awareness by Parker, Forrest A.
Call Number: VIDEO E185 .A1 P275 1998
Workshop on multiculturalism for student leaders.
Children of the camps: the documentary by Ina, Satsuki
Call Number: VIDEO D769.8 .A6 C45 1999
Part of the Children of the camps educational project, this video shares the experiences, cultural and familial issues, and the long internalized grief and shame felt by six Japanese Americans who were incarcerated in internment camps as children during World War II.
The color of fear 2 : walking each other home by Lee, Mun Wah
Call Number: VIDEO HT1521 .C64 1998 PT.2
This sequel to The Color of Fear is about the remaining 23 hours that occurred on that incredible three-day weekend in Ukiah, California. The Color of Fear was an intense emotional confrontation about racism, whereas Walking Each Other Home explores in greater depth the intimate relationship that the eight men had with each other. In this new sequel, the European American men have added opportunities to express how they felt when the men of color were angry, why they were afraid, and what they discovered about themselves and each other as men of European descent. The men continue to talk together about how racism affects them and how their time together has changed their initial anger and racial perspectives.
Contemporary gender relationships on campus by Towson State University. Catalyst Theatre Company.
Call Number: VIDEO LC212.86 .C66 1994
"Focuses on a wide range of gender-related issues on campus from interracial dating to faculty/student relations. Gives insight into how students, faculty, and administrators can minimize the adverse effects of gender insensitivity, while helping build a climate that fosters gender equity."
Dancing in moccasins by Johnson, E. Lenita
Call Number: VIDEO E77 .D263 1994
Examines the struggle of Native Americans to return to their culture while surviving in the U.S. Features a discussion of the role of the powwow in modern Indian life.
DEAFology 101 : a crash course on deaf culture by Glickman, Ken.
Call Number: VIDEO HV2395 .D44 1993
This humorous lecture on deaf culture explores and explains many situations unique to the world of the deaf.
Dear Lisa by Clements, J.
Call Number: VIDEO HQ1206 .D42 1990
Thirteen women describe incidents from their lives revealing their socialization as women and the roles society expects women to play.
A different place: the intercultural classroom by Sohier, Ty.
Call Number: VIDEO LC1099.3 .D54 1993
Part 1 (21 min.), a docu-drama depicting cultural conflicts in the classroom: how different patterns of communication reinforce mutual negative perceptions -- Part 2 (16 min.): discussion of the docu-drama by an interdisciplinary team of experts: focus on cultural variation, communication patterns, different learning styles and ways of creating an intercultural community.
Disability Culture Rap by Wade, Cheryl Marie.
Call Number: VIDEO HV1568 .D57 2000
An experimental documentary exploring disability identity and culture.
The Double burden: three generations of working mothers by Booth, Marlene
Call Number: VIDEO HQ759.48 .D68 1992
Filmmaker Marlene Booth describes her own experiences as a working mother as well as the experiences of three families for whom working outside of the home was a tradition for several generations of women.
Enhancing race relations on campus: new challenges and opportunities by Cox, William E.
Call Number: VIDEO LC212.2 .E65 1992
Interactive video conference discussing a solutions oriented program for sharing positive ideas for productive change in the matter of race relations on America's campuses. Concentrates on curriculum changes and open discussion between all segments of the university population to facilitate a multicultural environment on college campuses.
The F word by Jarmel, Marcia
Call Number: VIDEO HQ1421 .F2 1994
Presents various definitions of feminism as defined by feminists, opponents of feminism, and ordinary men and women.
Freedom on my mind by Field, Connie.
Call Number: VIDEO E185.93 .M6 F74 1994
Documentary of the civil rights movement and the events surrounding the Mississippi Voter Registration Project of the early 1960's. Combines archival footage with contemporary interviews.
Global words for global leaders by Thiederman, Sondra B.
Call Number: VIDEO HM1261 .G56 2003
A compilation of words and music designed to inspire and motivate leaders of today and tomorrow.
Gloria Naylor: a conversation with Gloria Naylor by Naylor, Gloria
Call Number: VIDEO PS3564 .A895 Z684 1992
Gloria Naylor reads from her works and discusses the value and difficulty of maintaining an African American identity in a world dominated by whites.
The Holocaust: judgement in Jerusalem
Call Number: VIDEO KMK44 .E33 J9 1998
Focuses on the 1961 trial of Adolph Eichmann, one of the major architects of the Holocaust, and on the views of Hannah Arendt, a Jewish journalist from New York, who observed the trial proceedings. Arendt, herself a refugee from Nazi Germany, questioned the legality of the trial and suggested that the Jews were to a degree responsible for their fate.
In my own skin: the complexity of living as an Arab in America by Jajeh, Jennifer
Call Number: VIDEO E184 .A65 I56 2001
This video sheds the light on the complexities of the Arab American experience through the candid, in-depth interviews with five young Arab women living in New York in the months following the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center.
It's elementary: talking about gay issues in school by Chasnoff, Debra
Call Number: VIDEO LC192.6 .I87 1997
An exploration of what happens when experienced teachers talk to their students about lesbians and gay men. Students are asked to consider issues related to homosexuality at six elementary and middle schools. Presents footage of classroom activities and discussions with students exploring questions and issues presented to them by teachers and guest lecturers who come into their classes. Discusses school-wide presentations, activity-days, and how these events affect faculty, parents and teachers.
A little history worth knowing by Irene M. Ward & Associates
Call Number: VIDEO HV1568 .L48 1998
Traces the often overlooked history of people with disabilities. Reviews historical stereotypes, media stereotypes, and the effect of today's technology on people's ability to work and live independently.
Maggie by Kuhn, Maggie
Call Number: VIDEO HN90 .I58 M34 1994
Maggie Kuhn speaks on intergenerational issues, including the term's definition, generations in developing countries, commonalities between the old and the young, and others.
Man oh man by Clements, J.
Call Number: VIDEO HQ1090.3 .M36 1987
Using interviews with men, family films, and a pastiche of sounds and images, documents what it is like to grow up as a male in America today. Looks at what shapes a boy into a man and the roles and stereotypes men have to deal with in today's society.
Moving on: the two-four step by Burgstahler, Sheryl
Call Number: VIDEO LC4819 .M68 1998
Describes the DO-IT program (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, Technology) at the University of Washington. The program was developed to increase the participation of people with disabilities in the fields of science, engineering and mathematics. High school students attend summer programs at the Univ. of Washington to find out what campus life involves. Moving on provides tips for making a successful transition, with special guidelines for students with disabilities.
Origins by Capital Cities/ABC Video Enterprises
Call Number: VIDEO E185 .O74 1991
History of the Afro-American experience from slavery at Jamestown through stereotypes to how African cultural heritage is manifested in American life.
Photographic vision by Freitag, Cynthia
Call Number: VIDEO N40 .A7 P56 1987
Features Cynthia Freitag whose unique manipulation of camera and lens enables her to create a visual reality quite different from that which we see with our eyes.
The Photgraphic vision. Lesson 8, Reading photographs by Becker, Howard Saul
Call Number: VIDEO TR820.5 P4 1984
A segment from a television course in photography. Commentators Howard Becker and Nathan Lyons use the work of specific photographers to illustrate that visual communication carries more emotional, political, and cultural impact than does verbal communication. Guest photographers Mike Mandel and Larry Sultan discuss their individual and collaborative work. Warns the viewer to be aware of the effect of visual stimuli.
The Photographic vision. Lesson 16, Visual documents by Lyons, Nathan
Call Number: VIDEO TR820.5 P46 1984
A segment from a television course in photography. Guests Ed Earle and Nathan Lyons trace the historical development of photography as a means of documentation and emphasize the importance of photographic records in fields such as science, industry, and law. Photographers Robbert Flick and David Scharf discuss their work.
Race: the power of an illusion by Pounder, C. C. H.
Call Number: VIDEO GN269 .R33 2003 PT. 1, 2 & 3.
Episode one explores how recent scientific discoveries have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode two questions the belief that race has always been with us. It traces the race concept to the European conquest of the Americas. Episode three focuses on how our institutions shape and create race.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse student body by Parker, Forrest A.
Call Number: VIDEO LC3731 .R42 1997
Workshop on promoting diversity on the college campus.
Religious diversity in America by Rodriguez, Carlo
Call Number: VIDEO BL2525 .R4695 2002
"In America there are a variety of cultures that are defined by many different religions. Discover the elements of Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism."
See & sign by Bush, David S.
Call Number: VIDEO HV2474 .S44 1994
David S. Bush, Nationally Certified Sign Language Interpreter, makes it easy & fun to learn basic sign language. Lessons include sign language alphabet, grammar, nouns, verbs, over 325 word vocabulary, plus the origins of sign language, deaf culture, & more. Mr. Bush presents a brief history of deaf culture and history and provides beginning sign language instruction.
Sexual harassment: issues & answers by Horizons in Video, Inc.
Call Number: VIDEO KN192 .S498 1991
Sexual orientation issues by Adams, J. Q.
Call Number: VIDEO HQ76.25 .S56 2001
Discusses life issues and concerns for gays and lesbians in society.
The shadow of hate: a history of intolerance in America by Guggenheim, Charles
Call Number: VIDEO E184 .A1 S54 1995
Examines 4 centuries of United States history in order to understand the nation's record of intolerance. Includes documentary footage and eyewitness reports.
Skinheads USA: the pathology of hate: soldiers of race war by Cookson, Shari.
Call Number: VIDEO HV6439 .U5 S58 1996
A film crew follows the U.S. white supremacist skinhead group The Aryan National Front over a two-month period. Marches, demonstrating against non-whites, meeting with the Ku Klux Klan, and interviews with the group's leader, Bill Riccio, explain the Nazi-inspired group's motivation.
Social class by Dallas County Community College District
Call Number: VIDEO HT609 .S622 2002
Spirit of the dawn by Schmidt, Heidi
Call Number: VIDEO E97 .S695 1994
This documentary traces the history of Indian education in the U.S. and the experience of the Crow Indians in Montana in particular. It features the work of 6th grade teacher Mick Fedullo, who uses poetry as a tool for Crow Indian students to express their cultural heritage. Includes archival footage.
Stolen ground by Lee, Mun Wah
Call Number: VIDEO E184 .O6 S78 1993
A human face is put on the lingering effects of racism and a rare view of Asian-American men directly and openly addressing racism's impacts is given when 6 Asian-American men meet over dinner and share their experiences and perspectives of racism and what it has taken from their generation. During dinner, and in their reflections afterward, a seldom-seen portrait of the so-called "model minority's" pain, anger, and anguish is revealed.
A tale of "O": on being different by Kanter, Rosabeth Moss
Call Number: VIDEO HM132 .T34 1993
Insights into the impact of relative numbers on people's performance in work groups, when some people have a hard time fitting in because they are different from the majority. The consequences, pressure and stereotypes of being different are explored.
Talking about race by Iris Films/Iris Feminist Collective
Call Number: VIDEO HT1521 .T35 1995 V. 1 & 2
These videos are designed to facilitate discussion about issues of race and ethnicity by interviewing college students. In part 1, students are interviewed alone. Topics touched on include self separation of ethnic groups, the climate toward talking about race on campus, discrimination, affirmative action policies and the individual responsibility for change. Part 2 brings together a group of students to talk about racial issues in an open, honest conversation.
Toni Morrison: a conversation with Toni Morrison by Morrison, Toni
Call Number: VIDEO PS3563 .O874 Z469 1992
Morrison reads from her two novels, Beloved [and] Jazz and discusses her views of the contributions made to American literature by the experiences of African Americans.
True colors by Sawyer, Diane
Call Number: VIDEO KF4755 .T78 1991
Since the revolutions of the sixties, we've claimed great strides in the fight for equality: laws have been enacted, legal precedences set, and codes enforced. What, in reality, have we accomplished? Diane Sawyer, ABC's PrimeTime host, follows two men, equal in all measurable aspects, except skin color, as they involve in a variety of situations to test levels of prejudice based on skin color.
A videoguide to (dis)ability awareness
Call Number: VIDEO HV1553 .V54 1993
Voices from the inside by Epperlein, Karina
Call Number: VIDEO HV8738 .V65 1996
Follows German-born theater artist Karina Epperlein into a federal women's prison where she began teaching weekly classes as a volunteer in 1992. Her racially mixed group of women prisoners becomes a circle of trust and healing. Epperlein also talks to the children of the women.
We can get along: a blueprint for campus unity by Bond, Julian
Call Number: VIDEO LC3727 .W4 1993
Discussion between panel, audience and telephone callers concerning how to increase dialogue among different groups on campus and the problem of separatism on campus. Closes with a look at how Georgetown changed from an all white male university to a multicultural one.
What does it mean to be white?: the invisible whiteness of being by Sue, Derald Wing
Call Number: VIDEO HT1575 .W348 2004
Through a series of interviews, Dr. Sue defines white privilege and uses examples to indicate how white privilege serves to keep Whites relatively oblivious to how it has the opposite effect on persons of color: harms, intimidates, oppresses and alienates.
Women of color by Cox, Matthews & Associates
Call Number: VIDEO LB2332.3 .W65 1993
A live, interactive satellite videoconference featuring prominent women of color in higher education. It focuses on the need to increase the number of women of color seeking positions in the higher administrative levels and professoriate in American colleges and universities.
Women of the wall by Lederman, Faye
Call Number: VIDEO DS109.32 .W47 W66 1999
News items in the Israeli media note the stages of the Jewish women struggle with Orthodox Jewish tradition for the right to pray at the Wall.
Working together. People with disabilities & computer technology by DO-IT (Project)
Call Number: VIDEO HV1569.5 W6 1995
Discusses the use of adaptive technology and Internet access to increase productivity and independence for persons with disabilities.