Institute for Intercultural Research Resource Sharing

The Institute serves as a clearinghouse for the community about information on the condition of people of color.

"Myriad," a magazine focusing on issues and concerns relevant to intercultural populations, is published annually. Each issue highlights research by Institute scholars.

The Institute also produces Epiphany, a newsletter highlighting upcoming events and programs.

The Intercultural Resource Library includes a collection of more than 200 videotapes, books, periodicals and audio tapes on a wide range of topics. Video and audio materials are available for loan.

These materials and additional Website resources can be found directly below.

Myriad Publication

Myriad is published to highlight the achievements of UWM faculty, staff and students. To access an issue online, click on the magazine cover below.

 Myriad 2011
Myriad Spring 11 Issue

In this issue, articles focus on:
• Critical Race Theory and Teacher Education
• Racial Identity and Teacher Preparation: How They Matter to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Urban Learners
• Using Latina/o Critical Race Theory (LatCRT) to Examine the Schooling Experiences of Puerto Rican Youth in a Large Comprehensive High School

 Myriad 2008
Myriad Spring 08 Issue

In this issue, articles focus on:
• Moving Beyond Diversity
• When the Grandmothers Begin to Die
• Hmong American Adolescents' Perspectives
• Racial or Emotional Immaturity?
• White Privilege
• School Leaving Process Among Latinos

 Myriad 2006
Myriad Spring 06 Issue

In this issue, articles focus on:
• Multicultural Programs Move to Bolton Hall
• Multicultural Student Profiles
• Multicultural Faculty Profiles
• Multicultural Staff Profiles
• Multicultural Events and Activities

Older Issues of Myriad

Myriad 2005 Myriad 2004 Myriad 2002 Myriad 2001
Myriad Spring 05 Issue Myriad Spring 04 Issue Myriad Spring 02 Issue Myriad Spring 01 Issue

Epiphany Newsletter

The Epiphany newsletter, formerly published by the UWM Department of Multicultural Affairs, is published to inform interested individuals about research events, and seminars focusing on multicultural affairs. (To request copies of the Epiphany, please contact Victoria Pryor at 414-229-3704)

To view an issue please access the links below.

September 2002

January 2003

Fall 2003

Spring 2004

Fall 2004

Videotape Resource Library

A variety of resource materials are available in the Institute for Intercultural Research (IIR) library including books, pamphlets and videotapes.

For additional information about the resources, please contact:

Gary L. Williams, Ph.D., Director
Phone: (414)-229-5626
Fax: (414)-229-3700
Web site:

Below is an alphabetical index listing of videotapes available for viewing.

Videotapes A - F

American Goes Back to School
Abnormal Psychology Vol. 1-13
Achieving Diversity: The Myths
Ad and the Ego
Affirmative Action: The Right Road to diversity
African American in Journalism, Advertising & the Media
The Africans
Africans in America
Alex Haley
All the Wrong Moves
America in Black and White
American Minority Student Leadership Conference (AMSLC)
At the River I Stand
August Wilson

Banquet: Tyrone Grider
Betty Boop
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Beyond Black and White: Affirmative Action in America
The Bicycle Corps: America's Black Army on Wheels
Bill Cosby on Prejudice
Biography of Malcolm X
Black, Bold, & Beautiful: Black Women's Hair
Black Diamonds: Blues City
Black Is "Black Ain't"
Black Male & the Criminal Justice System
Black Orphans
Black Skin, White Mask
Black, White, & Angry
Black Women on "The Light, Dark Thing"
Blacks & Jews
Brain Sex Difference
Breaking the Silence
Bridges 1-4, 5-6

Challenging Stereotypes About Native American People
The Chameleon
Champions of Diversity
The Changing Mosaic Tapes I-II
Charles Johnson
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Color Adjustment
The Color Line and the Bus
The Color of Fear
Color of Fear: Making Peace (Oprah Winfrey)
Conflict: The Rules of Engagement
Council for Opportunity in Education
Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Cream City Medical Society & UWM Town Hall Meeting (1-4)
Creating a Customer 1-7
Creating High Quality in Preschool
Creating New American College
Cults, Crime, Phone Technology
Cultural Consideration: Latin American Individuals
Culture & Genealogy

Dark Passages
Dealing With Diversity
Degrees of Difference: Culture Matters on Campus
A Dialogue on Race with Bill Clinton
Diversity Beyond Race and Gender
Diversity: Division of Unity
Diversity Management with Dr. Roosevelt Thomas
Diversity Seminar
Dr. Evelyn Hu-Dehart
DSAD Follow Your Rainbow
Dynamics of Homophobia

Effective Facilitation Tools (Tapes 1-4)
Emerging Disabilities on Campus
Engaging Commuter Students
Ethnic Notions
Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics
An Evening with Dr. Cornel West
Excellence in Teaching
Exploring Society
Eyes on the Prize (Episodes 1-14)

The Fabric of Diversity
Fear Up for College
Finding Common Ground (ABC)
Firing Line Debate
The First Address of UWM Chancellor Nancy Zimphor
The First College Year: Assessing What We Value
First Things First
Frantz Fanon
Frederick Douglass: When the Lion Wrote History (Parts 1-3)

Videotapes G - L

Gang Rape
Gay 90's
Gear Up for College
Grammar for the Business Professionals
The Great Ideas of Philosophy

The Hidden Customer
High-Impact Leadership
Hispanic History and Culture Conference
How Much is Being White Worth
How to Deal with Difficult People
How to Discipline Employees and Correct Performance Problems
How to Give Exceptional Customer Service
How to Set and Achieve Goals
How to Train with Video
How to Write Effective Performance Appraisals

I'll Make Me a World
I & MT Staff Meeting
Invest in Your Future
International Students 1998
I Shall Moulder Before I Shall Be Taken

Jesse Jackson
Jim Hill on FERPA
John Hope Franklin
John Wideman
Josephine Baker

King of the Bingo Game

L.A. Riot (Oprah)
La Genese
Law & Order on Race
Life & Times

Videotapes M - R

Making Diversity News: Media Outreach Tips for the Academic Community
Making the Learning Paradigm a Reality
Managing a Diverse Workplace
Martin Luther King Jr.
Mary Francis Berry
The Merrow Report
Microtime Impact Variable Image Transporter
Midwest Summit 1 & 2
Mike McGee on Jerry Springer
Military Race
Milwaukee Heart Institute: Echo Copy
Minorities in the Classroom
Model Diversity Program for Commuter Students
Motivating People in Today's Workplace (Audio)
Multicultural Affairs Conference: Who Benefits?
The Multicultural Experience at UWM
Muslim Women Honor Killing

The Native Americans
Neighborhood Academic Initiative
A New Way of Thinking

Opening General
Organizing for Enrollment
Other Ways to Win
Out of the Past (teleconference)

Performance Appraisal: Solutions
The Philadelphia Story
Philosophical Aspects of Cultural Differences
Pre-College Assemble Edits
Pre-College Interviews
Pre-College Stuff
Prentice Hall Student Success Teacher Training Video
Preparing for College
A Principled Man: Rev. Leon Sullivan
Professional: Supervision Skills

Question of Color

Race Against Prime Time
Race, Class, and Health
Race Relations
Race and Violence
Race/Ethnicity Conference in American Higher Education
Race/Racism MTV
The Racial Crisis in a Multicultural America
Racial Legacies & Leadership
Racism on Campus II
Racism Within
A Respectable Trade
Retreat 2000

Videotapes S - Z

In Search of History
Self Discipline & Emotional Control
Separate But Equal
Sharing Diversity
Ship of Slaves
Six Days in Soneto
Skin Deep
Slide Presentation: Pauli Taylor-Boyd
Social Action Theater
Sociological Imagination
Sociology 203
Speaking of Money
A Story of a Continent: Africa
Story Performances
Strengthening First Year Seminars
The Struggle Continues (Transformation in Africa)
Struggle For Freedom
Student Key Advice Video

Teaching Development
Through Indian Eyes
Toward the Development of a Formal Assessment Model (Part I & II)
Trading Up
Transforming the Curriculum
Tree Shade

UWM Belongs in Your Future
UWM ICP Presentation

Valuing Diversity
A Video Guide to (Dis)Ability Awareness

Wake Up
W.E.B. DuBois
We Shall Overcome
Where Are You Adam
White Identity: Theory Against Prospect
Why Can't We Talk About Race
Working It Out: Blacks & Jews on the College Campus


You Make the Difference


Website Resources

The information resource component of the Institute on Multicultural Relations at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee serves as a clearinghouse for information on the condition of people of color; publishes scholarly research findings on multicultural issues; and provides a Multicultural Affairs Resource Library with a collection of audiovisuals, books, and periodicals on various topics.

In addition, this information resource website includes a comprehensive list of resource links to a wide range of research institutes and think tanks.

Resources A - C

American Council on Education (ACE) - ACE is the major coordinating body for all the nation's higher education institutions, seeks to provide leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues and to influence public policy through advocacy, research, and orogram initiatives.

Brookings Institute - In its research, The Institute functions as an independent analyst and critic, committed to publishing its findings for the information of the public. In its conferences and activities, it serves as a bridge between scholarship and public policy, bringing new knowledge to the attention of decision makers and affording scholars a better insight into public policy issues.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - The Endowment, established in 1910 with a gift from Andrew Carnegie, conducts programs of research, discussion, publication, and education in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy.

Center for Equal Opportunity - CEO counters the divisive impact of race conscious public policies, and focuses on three areas in particular: racial preferences, immigration and assimilation, and multicultural education.

Center for Indian Education - Established in 1959, the Center is an interdisciplinary research and service organization at the Arizona State University. It promotes studies in American Indian/Alaska Native policy and administration that contribute to the quality of scholarship and effective practices in education, professional training and tribal capacity building.

Center for Policy Alternatives - The Center is the nation's leading nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy and leadership development center devoted to community-based solutions that strengthen families and communities.

Center for the Study of Public Scholarship - This Center is a research center in Emory University. It hosts fellows, organizes programs, adminsters a summer internship program, and implements the Workshop in Public Scholarship.

Center for Urban Initiatives and Research - The Center contributes to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's urban mission by supporting collaborative and interdisciplinary research on urban policy issues with an emphasis on Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin.

Center on Budget and Policy Priority - A nonpartisan research organization and policy institute that conducts research and analysis on a range of government policies and programs, with an emphasis on those affecting low- and moderate-income people.

Resources D - H - An online publication devoted to diversity news.

East-West Center - An internationally recognized education and research organization that promotes a stable, peaceful, and prosperous Asian Pacific community.

Education Policy Alliance - Thirty-three university-based educational research centers have formed a new network, the Educational Policy Alliance, to try to make their findings more accessible to lawmakers, educators, journalists, and the public.

Employment and Training Institute - The Employment and Training Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee addresses the employment and education needs of low-income and unemployed workers in Wisconsin through applied research, policy development, and technical assistance.

Global Diversity Search - An effective tool for retrieving extensive information related to diversity, immigration, diasporas, and the global movement of populations. This multilingual search engine is sponsored by the the National MultiCultural Institute.

Heritage Foundation - Founded in 1973,The Heritage Foundation Policy Research & Analysis is a research and educational institute - a think tank - whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies.

Higher Education Research Institute - The Institute is based in the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. It serves as an interdisciplinary center for research, evaluation, information, policy studies, and research training in postsecondary education.

Resources I - K

Independent Institute - A nonpoliticized, scholarly, pubic policy organization that sponsors comprehensive studies on critical public issues.

Institute for Research in African-American Studies - Founded in July 1993, the Institute at the Columbia University is an academic resource center that administers both undergraduate and graduate degree-granting academic programs in African American Studies, and regularly sponsors conferences, lectures, and forums on a wide variety of topics.

Institute for Social Research at Michigan - The primary purpose of the Institute is to conduct and encourage a variety of activities designed to enhance conceptual, theoretical, and empirical inquiry into the phenomena of race and ethnicity.

Institute for Survey and Policy Research - ISPR, a multidisciplinary research organization at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is involved in several academic/research activities. Its main focus includes survey-based and econometric research.

Institute on Race and Ethnicity - The primary purpose of this University of Wisconsin System Institute is to conduct and encourage a variety of activities designed to enhance conceptual, theoretical, and empirical inquiry into the phenomena of race and ethnicity.

Institute on Race and Social Division - This Institute at Boston University has been established to advance scholarly investigation of, and innovative teaching about, the causes, consequences, and methods of resolution of divisive conflicts between social groups within the modern nation-state.

Institute on Women's Policy Research - An independent, nonprofit, scientific research organization founded in 1987 to inform and stimulate the debate on issues of critical importance to women.

James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership - The Academy at the University of Maryland fosters principled leadership through scholarship, education, and training, with special attention to advancing the leadership of groups historically underrepresented in public life.

John F. Kennedy School of Government Library - Links to think tanks and other organizations involved in public policy related research.

Justice Research Association - A private consulting firm and "think-tank" focusing on issues of crime and justice.

Resources L - S

Milwaukee Public Library - Access to Milwaukee, Wisconsin public libraries.

National Center for Policy Analysis - The NCPA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization, established in 1983. The NCPA's goal is to develop and promote private alternatives to government regulations and control, solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector.

National Center for Public Policy Research - Features extensive information on environmental policy, African American affairs, campaign finance reform, budgetary issues and conservative movement events.

National MultiCultural Institute - The Institute was found in 1983 to increase communication and respect among people of different racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. The NMCI sponsors conferences, conducts training, and provides a forum for the discussion of a wide range of current multicultural themes and issues. See also NMCI's multilingual Global Diversity Search engine.

National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) - NCORE in American Higher Education is sponsored by the Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies at the University of Oklahoma. It is the leading and most comprehensive national forum on issues of race and ethnicity in higher education.

Pew Hispanic Center - The Pew Hispanic Center's mission is to improve understanding of the diverse Hispanic population in the United States and to chronicle Latinos' growing impact on the nation. The Center strives to inform debate on critical issues through dissemination of its research to policymakers, business leaders, academic institutions and the media.

RAND Corporation - RAND is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis.

Roper Center - By constantly adding to the domestic and international collections of survey data, the Roper Center maintains what is by far the most complete collection of public opinion information in existence.

Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR) - The mission of theSociety is to promote and facilitate intercultural education, training, and research through professional interchange.

Resources T - Z

Tomas Rivera Policy Institute - The Institute conducts policy-relevant research, evaluates the effects of governmental and corporate practices on Latinos, and serves as a nonpartisan source of information, analysis and ideas for the policymaking communities.

Urban Institute - The Institute, a nonprofit policy research organization established in 1968, is dedicated to examining national economic, social, and governance issues.

Graduate School - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Graduate School.

UWM Libraries - Libraries of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

U.S. Census - The U.S. Census data.

William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture - This University of Massachusetts Boston Institute was founded in 1984 to address the needs and concerns of the Black community of Boston and Massachusetts through research, technical assistance, and public service.