Events

Jan.
22

12:00–1:00 pm

MLK Week: Letter Writing to Incarcerated Individuals

Zoom

The Human Rights Lab and IOP’s Bridge Writing Workshop are collaborating to host a virtual letter writing program for folks currently incarcerated in Illinois. The event will feature mini-keynote addresses from Maya Schenwar and Colette Payne, tools on how to write a letter of solidarity, and guidance for continuing a pen pal relationship beyond this event. 

Jan.
22

5:00–6:00 pm

FLI Network Winter Quarter Social

Zoom

The quarterly FLI Network socials are a great way to connect with University community members who are FLI: first-generation, lower-income, and/or immigrant. Anyone who identifies with any aspect of being FLI or is a FLI ally is welcome to attend.

Jan.
25

5:00–6:15 pm

Human Rights Book Salon: Jane Dailey's “White Fright”

Zoom

Pozen Center Faculty Board member Jane Dailey will discuss her new book, "White Fright: The Sexual Panic at the Heart of America’s Racist History," in conversation with Faculty Director Mark Bradley.

Jan.
26

6:00–7:00 pm

Post-Inauguration Immigration Panel: What to Expect from the Biden Administration on Immigration and How It Impacts Higher Education

Zoom

Panelists will discuss the possible future for DACA and how immigration policy in the Biden administration may impact access to higher education for undocumented and immigrant students. 

Jan.
27

4:00–5:00 pm

Support Space for International Students

Zoom

Sponsored by UChicago Student Wellness, this support space is for international students to stay connected during these uncertain times.

Jan.
28

5:30–6:30 pm

Freedom Dreams: How to (re)Imagine Compassionate Justice

Zoom

As we face innumerable losses due to a fatal virus, an upsurge in political violence, and a fragile economy with millions left unemployed and homeless, how do we reimagine community care? How can we act justly in ways that go beyond saviorism and performativity? How do we create systems of aid rooted in justice, compassion, and our wildest freedom dreams? Join the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and UChicago Spiritual Life as we discuss these themes. 

Jan.
29

9:00–10:00 am

Support Space for International Students

Zoom

Sponsored by UChicago Student Wellness, this support space is for international students to stay connected during these uncertain times.

Jan.
29

12:00–1:00 pm

Support Space for LGBTQ+ Students

Zoom

Offered by UChicago Student Wellness, this is a semi-structured space for LGBTQ+ students to receive support from one another during the pandemic and when navigating family dynamics, community, and living arrangements.

Jan.
31

1:00–2:00 pm

D&I Dialogues: Chicago Booth Alumni

Zoom

D&I Dialogues is a program series for Chicago Booth alumni to come together and discuss various aspects of diversity in work and in life.

Feb.
1

5:00–6:15 pm

Human Rights Book Salon: Lydia Z. Dixon's “Delivering Health”

Zoom

Dr. Lydia Z. Dixon (CSU, Channel Islands), a UChicago alumna and 2002 Human Rights Intern, will discuss her new book, "Delivering Health: Midwifery and Development in Mexico," with Pozen Center Postdoctoral Instructor Amy Krauss.

Feb.
2

12:00–1:00 pm

D&I Dialogues: Chicago Booth Alumni

Zoom

D&I Dialogues is a program series for Chicago Booth alumni to come together and discuss various aspects of diversity in work and in life.

Feb.
2

6:00–7:00 pm

Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration

Zoom

Join Assistant Professor Reuben Jonathan Miller as he reads and discusses ideas from his new book, "Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration." He’ll be joined by Matthew Desmond, Maurice P. During Professor of Sociology at Princeton University. A Q&A will follow.

Feb.
3

4:00–5:00 pm

Support Space for International Students

Zoom

Sponsored by UChicago Student Wellness, this support space is for international students to stay connected during these uncertain times.

Feb.
4

4:00–5:00 pm

Butterfly Support Group

Zoom

Offered by UChicago Student Wellness, this drop-in group is a confidential, non-judgmental, and safe space for UChicago students who would like support and insight on dealing with the stressors surrounding immigration policy and changes that may impact you or your family (such as TPS, DACA, travel bans).

Feb.
5

9:00–10:00 am

Support Space for International Students

Zoom

Sponsored by UChicago Student Wellness, this support space is for international students to stay connected during these uncertain times.

Feb.
5

12:00–1:00 pm

Support Space for LGBTQ+ Students

Zoom

Offered by UChicago Student Wellness, this is a semi-structured space for LGBTQ+ students to receive support from one another during the pandemic and when navigating family dynamics, community, and living arrangements.

Feb.
5

2:00–3:30 pm

Inclusive Pedagogy in Linguistics: Racial Inclusion

Zoom

Join the Department of Linguistics for the Winter 2021 Inclusive Pedagogy in Linguistics Series. This session will focus on racial inclusion and feature a presentation by Kendra Calhoun, with time for Q&A at the end. 

Feb.
8

5:00–6:00 pm

D&I Dialogues: Chicago Booth Alumni

Zoom

D&I Dialogues is a program series for Chicago Booth alumni to come together and discuss various aspects of diversity in work and in life.

Feb.
9

12:00–1:00 pm

D&I Dialogues: Chicago Booth Alumni

Zoom

D&I Dialogues is a program series for Chicago Booth alumni to come together and discuss various aspects of diversity in work and in life.

Feb.
10

10:00–11:30 am

Staff Search Training

Zoom

Together with partners from Human Resources, the Office of the Provost will host an interactive diversity recruitment and selection workshop. This training enables all participating units to incorporate diversity recruitment best practices into their existing hiring and selection processes.

Feb.
10

4:00–5:00 pm

Support Space for International Students

Zoom

Sponsored by UChicago Student Wellness, this support space is for international students to stay connected during these uncertain times.

Feb.
11

4:20–5:50 pm

Inclusive Pedagogy in Linguistics: Indigenous Inclusion

Zoom

Join the Department of Linguistics for the Winter 2021 Inclusive Pedagogy in Linguistics Series. This session will focus on indegenous inclusion and feature a presentation by Wesley Leonard, with time for Q&A at the end. 

Feb.
12

9:00–10:00 am

Support Space for International Students

Zoom

Sponsored by UChicago Student Wellness, this support space is for international students to stay connected during these uncertain times.

Feb.
12

12:00–1:00 pm

Support Space for LGBTQ+ Students

Zoom

Offered by UChicago Student Wellness, this is a semi-structured space for LGBTQ+ students to receive support from one another during the pandemic and when navigating family dynamics, community, and living arrangements.

Feb.
16

12:00–1:00 pm

D&I Dialogues: Chicago Booth Alumni

Zoom

D&I Dialogues is a program series for Chicago Booth alumni to come together and discuss various aspects of diversity in work and in life.

Feb.
16

5:00–6:00 pm

Innovating for Social Equity: The Responsibility of the Business Community

Zoom

Cohosted with the George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State, this third and final session in the Innovating for Social Equity event series will examine the role of the business community – with a particular focus on public companies – in addressing economic and racial inequities.

Feb.
17

4:00–5:00 pm

Support Space for International Students

Zoom

Sponsored by UChicago Student Wellness, this support space is for international students to stay connected during these uncertain times.

Feb.
19

9:00–10:00 am

Support Space for International Students

Zoom

Sponsored by UChicago Student Wellness, this support space is for international students to stay connected during these uncertain times.

Feb.
19

12:00–1:00 pm

Support Space for LGBTQ+ Students

Zoom

Offered by UChicago Student Wellness, this is a semi-structured space for LGBTQ+ students to receive support from one another during the pandemic and when navigating family dynamics, community, and living arrangements.

Feb.
23

12:00–1:00 pm

D&I Dialogues: Chicago Booth Alumni

Zoom

D&I Dialogues is a program series for Chicago Booth alumni to come together and discuss various aspects of diversity in work and in life.

Feb.
24

4:00–5:00 pm

Support Space for International Students

Zoom

Sponsored by UChicago Student Wellness, this support space is for international students to stay connected during these uncertain times.

Feb.
25

6:00–7:00 pm

D&I Dialogues: Chicago Booth Alumni

Zoom

D&I Dialogues is a program series for Chicago Booth alumni to come together and discuss various aspects of diversity in work and in life.

Feb.
26

9:00–10:00 am

Support Space for International Students

Zoom

Sponsored by UChicago Student Wellness, this support space is for international students to stay connected during these uncertain times.

Feb.
26

12:00–1:00 pm

Support Space for LGBTQ+ Students

Zoom

Offered by UChicago Student Wellness, this is a semi-structured space for LGBTQ+ students to receive support from one another during the pandemic and when navigating family dynamics, community, and living arrangements.

Feb.
26

2:00–3:20 pm

Inclusive Pedagogy in Linguistics: Deaf Inclusion

Zoom

Join the Department of Linguistics for the Winter 2021 Inclusive Pedagogy in Linguistics Series. This session will focus on deaf inclusion and feature a presentation by Julie Hochgesang, with time for Q&A at the end. 

Mar.
2

12:00–1:00 pm

D&I Dialogues: Chicago Booth Alumni

Zoom

D&I Dialogues is a program series for Chicago Booth alumni to come together and discuss various aspects of diversity in work and in life.

Mar.
3

4:00–5:00 pm

Support Space for International Students

Zoom

Sponsored by UChicago Student Wellness, this support space is for international students to stay connected during these uncertain times.

Mar.
5

9:00–10:00 am

Support Space for International Students

Zoom

Sponsored by UChicago Student Wellness, this support space is for international students to stay connected during these uncertain times.

Mar.
5

12:00–1:00 pm

Support Space for LGBTQ+ Students

Zoom

Offered by UChicago Student Wellness, this is a semi-structured space for LGBTQ+ students to receive support from one another during the pandemic and when navigating family dynamics, community, and living arrangements.

Mar.
5

2:00–3:20 pm

Inclusive Pedagogy in Linguistics: LGTBQ+ Inclusion

Zoom

Join the Department of Linguistics for the Winter 2021 Inclusive Pedagogy in Linguistics Series. This session will focus on LGTBQ+ inclusion and feature a presentation by Kirby Conrod, with time for Q&A at the end. 

Mar.
9

12:00–1:00 pm

D&I Dialogues: Chicago Booth Alumni

Zoom

D&I Dialogues is a program series for Chicago Booth alumni to come together and discuss various aspects of diversity in work and in life. This session, the third part of the Managing Bias in the Workplace series, focuses on engagement.

Mar.
12

9:00–10:00 am

Support Space for International Students

Zoom

Sponsored by UChicago Student Wellness, this support space is for international students to stay connected during these uncertain times.

Mar.
23

12:00–1:00 pm

D&I Dialogues: Chicago Booth Alumni

Zoom

D&I Dialogues is a program series for Chicago Booth alumni to come together and discuss various aspects of diversity in work and in life.