Persons with Disabilities Events

Persons with Disabilities Events

Summer 2020 Social Justice Reading Group

Friday, July 17, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Friday, July 17th, is a meeting for the Summer Social Justice reading group! This is a come as you can event, so you needn’t have been to the other ones this summer in order to attend! Please come having read the following from Audre Lorde’s book, Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches, which is available free through UI Libraries: Friday, July 17th, 1pm-2pm (pgs 53-109) “Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power” (53-59) “Sexism: An American Disease in Black Face” (60-65) “An Open…

Healing Spaces

Healing Spaces

Friday, July 24, 2020, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Ruth Kahssai, Director of Justice and Equity, USG, and Dr. Maria Bruno, Executive Director of Belonging and Inclusion, DSL, have created space for students, faculty, and staff who identify within the African Diaspora. Our aim is to create space for open and brave conversation, to listen and share in the community as we process national events, and provide a platform to hold each other up.

Summer 2020 Social Justice Reading Group

Friday, July 24, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Friday, July 24th, is a meeting for the Summer Social Justice reading group! This is a come as you can event, so you needn’t have been to the other ones this summer in order to attend! Please come having read the following from Audre Lorde’s book, Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches, which is available free through UI Libraries Friday, July 24th, 1pm-2pm (pgs 110-144) “The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House” (110-113) “Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining…

Summer 2020 Social Justice Reading Group

Friday, July 31, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Friday, July 31st, is a meeting for the Summer Social Justice reading group! This is a come as you can event, so you needn’t have been to the other ones this summer in order to attend! Please come having read the following from Audre Lorde’s book, Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches, which is available free through UI Libraries Friday, July 31st, 1pm-2pm (pgs 145-189) “Eye to Eye: Black Women, Hatred, and Anger” (145-175) “Grenada Revisited: An Interim Report” (176-189)  

Healing Spaces

Healing Spaces

Friday, August 7, 2020, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Ruth Kahssai, Director of Justice and Equity, USG, and Dr. Maria Bruno, Executive Director of Belonging and Inclusion, DSL, have created space for students, faculty, and staff who identify within the African Diaspora. Our aim is to create space for open and brave conversation, to listen and share in the community as we process national events, and provide a platform to hold each other up.

Healing Spaces

Healing Spaces

Friday, August 21, 2020, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Ruth Kahssai, Director of Justice and Equity, USG, and Dr. Maria Bruno, Executive Director of Belonging and Inclusion, DSL, have created space for students, faculty, and staff who identify within the African Diaspora. Our aim is to create space for open and brave conversation, to listen and share in the community as we process national events, and provide a platform to hold each other up.

The below events are for anyone, despite any identities you hold, with an emphasis of content on Disability issues.