Unity in Diversity Fall 2022 Events

Unity in Diversity Days - Fall 2022

Join us on Monday, October 3, and Tuesday, October 4, 2022, for a virtual two-day event offering rich programming on diversity, equity and inclusion.

About the Event

Unity in Diversity Days, a two-day program, now in its fifth semester, was launched by the President’s Initiative on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). The program features a diverse group of scholars, artists and advocates, designed to broaden and deepen our understanding of systemic inequalities and intersecting identities. A diverse lineup of speakers will share knowledge and strategies, designed to enhance our awareness and understanding, inspiring us to nurture spaces of belonging and communities rooted in accountability and intersectional justice.

Who Should Attend

All events, virtual and in person, are free and open to the public but require pre-registration. To pre-register, please review the details on the October 3 full schedule and October 4 full schedule.

Event Details

This campus-wide programming is sponsored by the President’s initiative on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in collaboration with the Office of the Provost and the DEI Coordinating Committee. The program includes both virtual and in person sessions.

Schedule of Events

Below is an overview of scheduled events. See full details of each day’s event and speaker information on the October 3 full schedule and October 4 full schedule.

Monday, October 3, 2022

8-9:15 a.m. - Decolonizing Indigenous People’s Contributions
9:30-10:45 a.m. - The Promise of Interfaith Dialogue
11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. - Confronting Ableism in Media, Popular Culture and Beyond: One Person’s Story
12:30-1:45 p.m. - Joyful Radical Internationalist Solidarity: A Guide In Poems
2-3:15 p.m. - Nurturing Spaces Belonging: The Love, Inclusion and Trust (L.I.T.) Model
3:30-4:45 p.m. - Remembering Our Resilience
5:00-6:00 p.m. - Reception

Monday, October 4, 2022

8-9:15 a.m. - Queer and trans history and liberation
10-11:15 a.m. - Affirming Neurodiversity in the Classroom and Beyond
Noon-1:15 p.m. - Anti-Fascism: Supporting Targets of Racial, Cultural, Religious Discrimination & Violence

1:30-5 p.m. - Food Justice Summit

4-6 p.m. - Language or Disability: Supporting Multilingual Learners with Disabilities
5-6 p.m. - Reception