Lectures and Programs Events

Lectures and Programs Events

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Center for Diversity & Enrichment Presents: Student Self-Care Day

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual

Welcome back students! We hope to get your spring semester started off right with a virtual workshop on self-care, brought to you by the Center for Diversity & Enrichment and the University Counseling Service.  We are excited to have  Kyle Votroubek, Staff Therapist at UCS, lead this important workshop on based on taking care of yourself during this new and difficult times.   In addition, we will have self-care bags available for students to pick up outside the doors of the Center for…

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Community of Color

Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual

The Center for Diversity  & Enrichment (CDE) is sending warm wishes your way and we hope you’ll be able to join us for our annual Community of Color event this ​academic year. This social event is usually held in the fall in an effort to bring staff, faculty, and students together in community. This year, the event will be held during the first week of spring 2021 classes, on January 28 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm via ZOOM.  We are excited to provide a welcome and a brief update from Dr…

POC at a PWI

Friday, January 29, 2021 9:00am to 10:00am
Virtual

POC at a PWI: A Teaching Workshop For Instructors of Color at UI When: Friday, January 29, 2021 from 9:00-10:00 am CT. Register at bit.ly/uiteachpwi Panelists will share experiences and strategies for success and discuss how to recognize and address the unique challenges faced by instructors of colors. This event is open to all graduate students and faculty members. This workshop will feature, Meenakshi Gigi Durham, Professor of Journalism and Director of Nonfiction Writing Program, UI;…

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Art and the Pursuit of Social Justice

Monday, February 1 10:00am to Sunday, February 28, 2021 11:59pm
Virtual

Starting on February 1st and continuing through the month, Iowa Arts is sponsoring a series of events that bring arts and humanities together to explore a range of timely issues. The initiative, called “Art and the Pursuit of Social Justice,” includes work framed by discussions to place them in a social context from the The Departments of Cinematic Arts, Dance, English, Theatre Arts, the School of Music, the International Writing Program, the Nonfiction Writing Program, and the UI Library. All…

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Barriers to Health Equity in Iowa City: Centering Diverse Community Voices

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Virtual

A CLAS Theme Year EventLearn about the CLAS Theme Year initiative: "Pursuing Racial Justice at the University of Iowa"  Registration is not required for this event. Please join us at https://www.youtube.com/c/UIOWACLAS or https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99445900076 Despite efforts by policy makers and health advocates, health inequity continues to be pervasive both globally and locally. Persons of lower socio-economic status, minoritized communities, and those who have experienced migration…

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Latinx/a/o Student Support

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual

¡CAFÉ Y CHECK IN! is a shared space for Latinx/a/o graduate and undergraduate students to be in community happening every second Tuesday from 3-4pm CT. Facilitated by Dr. Maria Bruno, Executive Director of Belonging and Inclusion & Liz Lara, Director of Graduate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Register at bit.ly/UILatinxSupportGroup Nov 10, 2020 03:00 PM Dec 8, 2020 03:00 PM Jan 12, 2021 03:00 PM Feb 9, 2021 03:00 PM Mar 9, 2021 03:00 PM Apr 13, 2021 03:00 PM May 11, 2021 03:00…

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Charmaine Royal - Race, Genetics, and Health

Friday, February 19, 2021 4:00pm
Virtual

Live-streamed at iowacitydarwinday.org. Charmaine Royal is an Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor and Associate Professor of African & African American Studies, Biology, Global Health, and Family Medicine & Community Health at Duke University. She is also core faculty in the Duke Initiative for Science & Society, senior fellow in Kenan Institute for Ethics, and faculty in the Social Science Research Institute where she directs the Center on Genomics, Race, Identity,…

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Latinx/a/o Student Support

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual

¡CAFÉ Y CHECK IN! is a shared space for Latinx/a/o graduate and undergraduate students to be in community happening every second Tuesday from 3-4pm CT. Facilitated by Dr. Maria Bruno, Executive Director of Belonging and Inclusion & Liz Lara, Director of Graduate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Register at bit.ly/UILatinxSupportGroup Nov 10, 2020 03:00 PM Dec 8, 2020 03:00 PM Jan 12, 2021 03:00 PM Feb 9, 2021 03:00 PM Mar 9, 2021 03:00 PM Apr 13, 2021 03:00 PM May 11, 2021 03:00…

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Latinx/a/o Student Support

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual

¡CAFÉ Y CHECK IN! is a shared space for Latinx/a/o graduate and undergraduate students to be in community happening every second Tuesday from 3-4pm CT. Facilitated by Dr. Maria Bruno, Executive Director of Belonging and Inclusion & Liz Lara, Director of Graduate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Register at bit.ly/UILatinxSupportGroup Nov 10, 2020 03:00 PM Dec 8, 2020 03:00 PM Jan 12, 2021 03:00 PM Feb 9, 2021 03:00 PM Mar 9, 2021 03:00 PM Apr 13, 2021 03:00 PM May 11, 2021 03:00…

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Latinx/a/o Student Support

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual

¡CAFÉ Y CHECK IN! is a shared space for Latinx/a/o graduate and undergraduate students to be in community happening every second Tuesday from 3-4pm CT. Facilitated by Dr. Maria Bruno, Executive Director of Belonging and Inclusion & Liz Lara, Director of Graduate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Register at bit.ly/UILatinxSupportGroup Nov 10, 2020 03:00 PM Dec 8, 2020 03:00 PM Jan 12, 2021 03:00 PM Feb 9, 2021 03:00 PM Mar 9, 2021 03:00 PM Apr 13, 2021 03:00 PM May 11, 2021 03:00…