Humanities Institute

Resources

Difficult Dialogues logoDifficult Dialogues Library Catalog

A list of books available at our SAC office for faculty and TAs.

Dialogue Resources

Conversation Café

Information about facilitating dialogue using the Conversation Café method. Conversation Café began in Seattle in 2001 as a way to facilitate group dialogue.

Public Conversations Project

Information about the Public Conversations Project, which began in 1989. The resources section includes a free download of Fostering Dialogue Across Divides, by Maggie Herzig and Laura Chasin. Their blog features up-to-date information about the project, and news about past dialogues.

The Blog for Building Dialogue

Official blog of The Communications Center, Inc. Includes links to stories and resources to help teachers, and facilitators, navigate difficult issues and plan for effective dialogue.

Start Talking: A Handbook for Engaging Difficult Dialogues in Higher Education

A book produced by faculty and staff at the University of Alaska at Anchorage and Alaska Pacific University as part of their Difficult Dialogues initiative. Faculty development ideas, strategies for engaging in dialogue in the classroom and reflections from faculty and staff who have used the techniques.

National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation

Information and resources on dialogue, including a discussion of dialogue and deliberation.

Publications on Intergroup Dialogue and Intergroup Relations Education

A list of useful publications put together by the University of Michigan's program on Intergroup Relations.