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I-Lab

NYU | SPS

The Intersectionality Lab (I-Lab) examines how inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity, and access intersect with teaching and research to enhance the liberal arts and industry-specific disciplines.

We support and engage New York University faculty through events, consultations, and resources. Learn more about us

I-ENGAGE

Events, activities, and services at New York University to build community using an intersectionality lens. 

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Seminars and demonstrations led by members of the NYU community. 

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Contact us us discuss intersectionality as educational practice. To request a syllabus consult, upload it here 

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Co-sponsored events and projects

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SPOTLIGHTS

Learn how NYU Faculty incorporate intersectionality work into their educational practice and industry work.

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ABOUT

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"There is no thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives." - Audre Lorde

Intersectionality, Interdisciplinarity, Inclusivity, Inquiry, Innovation, Intercultural, International, Impact, Industry, Ideas, and the pronoun "I." How can I be part of the solution to systemic inequalities? The SPS I-Lab or Intersectionality Lab is a virtual space where NYU faculty from all units gather to interrogate how theories about anti-racism and social justice intersect with practices of pedagogy and applied research in both the liberal arts and industry-specific disciplines. Our work focuses on Intersectionality (as coined by Kimberlé Crenshaw in 1989) as a lens of inquiry, as an intellectual sensibility, and as a way to influence industry-specific policies and practices. By encouraging the application of theory to practice, the I-Lab will be a unique space at SPS (and beyond) where scholarship and industry come together with an explicit focus on understanding and reducing systemic inequalities. 

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CONTACT US

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