Events

Oct.
19

12:00–1:00 pm

Community Conversation: South Side Segregation with Natalie Moore

Hybrid format: William Eckhardt Research Center, Room 161, and livestream

Join the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics' Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Community Engagement Working Group for a conversation with Natalie Moore. 

Oct.
20

12:00–1:00 pm

Navigating CPS

Zoom

Learn how to navigate the CPS selection and enrollment process.

Oct.
20

7:00–8:00 pm

Manning Up for the Nation: State, Media, and China’s Regulation against "Sissy" Men

Zoom

This panel discussion will discuss what the Chinese government's recent ban on “sissy men and other abnormal aesthetics” can tell us about gender and sexuality in Chinese media, politics, and beyond.

Oct.
21

6:00–8:00 pm

South Side Pitch

Facebook livestream

During this event, South Side small business owners will pitch and share their story in front of a virtual, city-wide audience and a panel of judges for the chance to win cash prizes.

Oct.
25

5:00–6:00 pm

Student Book Club: "I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter"

5710 S. Woodlawn Ave.

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs invites students to join its book club.

Oct.
27

2:00–3:00 pm

Etched in Sugar, Soil, Metal, and Blood: The Afterlives of the ‘Plantation Machine’ and Countervisuality in Contemporary Cuban Art

Zoom

Join the Slavery and Visual Culture (SLAVICULT) working group for virtual talk by Elzbieta Sklodowska (Washington University in Saint Louis) titled "Etched in Sugar, Soil, Metal, and Blood: The Afterlives of the ‘Plantation Machine’ and Countervisuality in Contemporary Cuban Art."

Oct.
27

7:00–8:30 pm

PANORAMA: Identities Intertwined Panel

Zoom

Join leaders from all five UChicago Alumni Affinity Groups for a panel discussion that focuses on how our individual and group identities influence how we support each other, make decisions about our personal and professional lives, and champion social change.

Oct.
28

6:00–7:30 pm

The Fugitive Life of Black Teaching: A History of Pedagogy and Power

Zoom

Join the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice for the 2021 Pastora San Juan Cafferty Lecture. This year's lecture features Jarvis Givens, Assistant Professor of Education and African & African American Studies at Harvard University.

Nov.
3

10:30 am–12:00 pm

Diversifying Your Applicant Pool

Zoom

Diversity is fundamental to the excellence of our institution. This evidence-based, interactive working session is designed to address the needs of the University’s units, schools, and divisions as they identify and hire a diverse staff. The session will be co-facilitated by members of the Human Resources Talent Acquisition team and the Office of the Provost.

Nov.
4

11:00 am–12:15 pm

Conducting Challenging Conversations

Zoom

In this session, we will discuss the benefits and struggles associated with having these kinds of difficult dialogues and consider some strategies for creating conditions to have productive conversations. Approaches for dealing with the unexpected will also be shared.

Nov.
4

1:00–2:00 pm

D+I Planning Toolkit Info and Support Session

Zoom

Join staff from the D+I Studio for an informal session on using the University’s Diversity & Inclusion Planning Toolkit.

Dec.
9

1:00–2:30 pm

Campus Conversations

Zoom

Attend Campus Conversations, an interactive opportunity to share, learn about, and understand individual experiences with inclusion and belonging on campus.