Events

Oct.
22

12:00–1:30 pm

PSD Roundtable Talks: So What Exactly is Anti-racism?

Zoom

The Physical Sciences Division is hosting a series of roundtable talks exploring equity, diversity, and inclusion topics ranging from race and privilege to anti-racism.

Oct.
22

2:00–3:00 pm

Diversity, Inclusion and Language Teaching

Zoom

Join a discussion of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in language teaching. Professors Claudia Quevedo-Webb (University of Chicago) and Juan A. Godoy Peñas (University of Cincinnati) will share their work and lead this session on the implementation of DEI by incorporating social justice topics in language classroom, addressing the role of students’ identities in the learning process, and promoting critical thinking. This session is open to UChicago academics.

Oct.
22

7:00–8:30 pm

¡Pachanga!

Online

Join the Latinx Heritage Month Committee for the annual ¡Pachanga! event.

Oct.
23

12:00–1:30 pm

SLAVICULT Faculty Workshop with Sarah Jessica Johnson

Zoom

Join the Slavery and Visual Culture Working Group (SLAVICULT) and Sarah Jessica Johnson, Assistant Professor of English, who will present her paper titled "The Pictorial Politics of Perpetual Pregnancy: Solitude de la Guadeloupe." Register and download the paper in advance of the discussion.  

Oct.
26

10:00 am–12:30 pm

Veterans Symposium: Removing Barriers to Access

Zoom

Through a generous grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, the University of Chicago’s Office for Military-Affiliated Communities (OMAC) is hosting the “Removing Barriers to Access” symposium virtually.

Oct.
27

10:00 am–12:30 pm

Veterans Symposium: Removing Barriers to Access

Zoom

Through a generous grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, the University of Chicago’s Office for Military-Affiliated Communities (OMAC) is hosting the “Removing Barriers to Access” symposium virtually.

Oct.
27

4:00–5:30 pm

Immigrant Know Your Rights, DACA Updates, and Pro Bono Legal Consultations

Zoom

Representatives from the National Immigrant Justice Center will debrief the most recent news regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and will lead a Know Your Rights (KYR) presentation.

Oct.
27

6:00–7:00 pm

Heritage Series: Daniel José Older

Zoom

Join the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs for a conversation on the role of fiction in imagining new worlds with Daniel José Older, award-winning author.

Oct.
30

9:00 am–5:00 pm

Earl B. Dickerson Centennial Conference

Zoom

The Dickerson Centennial Conference marks the 100th anniversary of the graduation of one of the Law School's most distinguished alumni, Earl B. Dickerson.

Oct.
30

12:00–1:00 pm

Book Launch Celebration: "Beyond Babel: Translations of Blackness in Colonial Peru and New Granada"

Zoom

Join the Slavery and Visual Culture Working Group (SLAVICULT) to celebrate and discuss Professor Larissa Brewer-García’s new book, "Beyond Babel: Translations of Blackness in Colonial Peru and New Granada" (Cambridge, 2020). 

Oct.
30

12:00–1:30 pm

The University and the Prison

Zoom

Attend a panel conversation grappling with the question of what universities can do to end mass incarceration.

Oct.
30

2:00–3:30 pm

Fostering Inclusive and Equitable Student Engagement

Zoom

It can be challenging to ensure that students discuss, interrogate, inquire, and question effectively and equitably. This workshop will focus on inclusive engagement and provide strategies for structuring learning that is productive for all students. We will discuss a framework for inclusion and strategies that can be applied to remote and face-to-face courses.

Nov.
9

11:00 am–12:30 pm

Women in Boots

Zoom

Join the Office for Military-Affiliated Communities for this session featuring female veterans speaking out about their military experiences and post-service careers.

Nov.
10

11:00 am–12:00 pm

Honoring the Hurt

Zoom

Join the Office for Military-Affiliated Communities for this session offered in partnership with the School of Social Service Administration and Student Disability Services.

Nov.
11

12:00–1:30 pm

Veterans Day Recognition

Zoom

In partnership with the University of Chicago Law School and the Law School Veterans, the Office for Military-Affiliated Communities will host its annual Veterans Day recognition virtually.

Nov.
12

11:00 am–12:30 pm

LGBTQIA+ and the Veteran Identity

Zoom

Join the Office for Military-Affiliated Communities for a discussion with Dr. Benjamin Bowman, US Army veteran and resident at UChicago Medicine.

Nov.
12

4:00–5:00 pm

Support Space for Students of Color

Zoom

This semi-structured support space is for students of color to receive support, build community, and learn resiliency and coping strategies to thrive.

Nov.
13

11:00 am–12:30 pm

Deportation of US Veterans

Zoom

In partnership with the Green Card Veterans, the Office for Military-Affiliated Communities will host a virtual discussion panel on US veterans who are being deported from America after serving our country honorably. 

Nov.
16

5:00–6:30 pm

Usual Cruelty: A Conversation with Alec Karakatsanis

Zoom

Join the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights for a conversation with author and civil rights lawyer Alec Karakatsanis about his 2019 book, "Usual Cruelty: The Complicity of Lawyers in the Criminal Justice System."

Nov.
17

12:00–1:00 pm

PSD Roundtable Talks: Beyond Cosmetic Inclusion

Zoom

The Physical Sciences Division is hosting a series of roundtable talks exploring equity, diversity, and inclusion topics ranging from race and privilege to anti-racism.

Nov.
18

12:00–1:00 pm

PSD Roundtable Talks: Engaging in Inclusive Conversations (Suggested Tools)

Zoom

The Physical Sciences Division is hosting a series of roundtable talks exploring equity, diversity, and inclusion topics ranging from race and privilege to anti-racism.

Nov.
19

12:00–1:30 pm

PSD Roundtable Talks: So What Exactly is Anti-racism?

Zoom

The Physical Sciences Division is hosting a series of roundtable talks exploring equity, diversity, and inclusion topics ranging from race and privilege to anti-racism.

Dec.
3

4:00–5:00 pm

Support Space for Students of Color

Zoom

This semi-structured support space is for students of color to receive support, build community, and learn resiliency and coping strategies to thrive.

Dec.
4

11:00 am–12:00 pm

Support Space for International Students

Zoom

This support space is for international students to stay connected during uncertain times.

Dec.
14

12:00–1:00 pm

PSD Roundtable Talks: Beyond Cosmetic Inclusion

Zoom

The Physical Sciences Division is hosting a series of roundtable talks exploring equity, diversity, and inclusion topics ranging from race and privilege to anti-racism.

Dec.
16

12:00–1:00 pm

PSD Roundtable Talks: Engaging in Inclusive Conversations (Suggested Tools)

Zoom

The Physical Sciences Division is hosting a series of roundtable talks exploring equity, diversity, and inclusion topics ranging from race and privilege to anti-racism.

Dec.
17

12:00–1:00 pm

PSD Roundtable Talks: So What Exactly is Anti-racism?

Zoom

The Physical Sciences Division is hosting a series of roundtable talks exploring equity, diversity, and inclusion topics ranging from race and privilege to anti-racism.