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Wednesday, June 7 • 2:15pm - 4:05pm
Catching Yourself in A “what I thought I saw” Moment; Moving Beyond the Initial Glance FULL

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Are you what you're labeled? Fat. Popular. Goth. Jock.  Emo. Gay… What about the person next to you? Stereotyping rules how we perceive each other. Every day we miss out on fascinating stories, people, and experiences. Why? Because we're so confident about what we think we see. Through images and stories, interaction, and current research, we explore the complicated nature of our visual intelligence and become aware of all those "what I thought I saw" moments around us. Ideas will be provided on ways to integrate a theme of honoring and respecting one another into group/school settings.


Peta Owens-Liston

Peta Owens‐Liston is a hopeless story‐junkie and devout believer in the power of stories to connect us to one another. She has been writing locally and nationally for more than 25 years, is a former Time magazine correspondent, and is the co‐author of the “what I thought... Read More →

Wednesday June 7, 2017 2:15pm - 4:05pm

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