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Events

Browse our running list of campus and community events that address social justice and racial equality. 

To add a University or community event to this listing, please send event details via email to diversity@ohio.edu.

 


Upcoming Events

Universal Design for Learning and the Virtual Environment

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Hosted by: Inclusive Pedagogy Academy

Presented by: Michael Green, Learning and Development Administrator at OHIO, PhD Candidate

This workshop introduces the basic principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), the paradigm shift needed to implement these principles, and how these principles can be applied within OHIO University’s virtual environment. Time will be allotted for participants to workshop with each other on how to fold the UDL paradigm into their teaching skillsets, and how to adapt these updated skillsets to the needs of teaching in the age of COVID. Brought to you by the Inclusive Pedagogy Academy.

Please register by Monday, August 10 via the link below.

REGISTER TO RECEIVE INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO JOIN THE SESSION

MOVE IT Virtual Dance Festival - Choreography Submissions

Submission Deadline: Saturday, August 15, 2020

Dancers and choreographers, K-12 and beyond, are invited to submit short dances for adjudicated inclusion in Factory Street Studio's Virtual Dance Festival, MOVE IT. All are welcome to submit, however, the festival is particularly interested in submissions from artists of color.

The festival seeks work that engages with the themes of race, privilege, and social justice. For example, work that addresses the dismantling of white supremacy, experiences of oppression, or white privilege or allyship.

REVIEW REQUIREMENTS AND SUBMISSION FORM 

Inclusion in the Classroom: A Panel of Change Agents

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Hosted by: Inclusive Pedegogy Academy

A panel discussion with members of the Inclusive Pedagogy Academy on lessons learned and practical tools to implement more inclusive practices within the classroom. 

Please register by Tuesday, August 18 via the link below.

REGISTER TO RECEIVE INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO JOIN THE SESSION

Real Talk: Thriving and Surviving at OHIO and in Athens

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
6:00 p.m.
A #fortheculture D&I Virtual Welcome Event

#fortheculture D&I welcome, kick-off, and panel discussion

Register

Spoken Word Poetry with Carlos Andrés Gómez

Thursday, September 3, 2020
6:00 p.m.
A #fortheculture D&I Virtual Welcome Event

Carlos Andrés Gómez is a Colombian American poet, speaker, actor, and educator from New York City.

Register

Real Talk: The Differences Between High School and College

Thursday, September 10, 2020
6:00 p.m.
A #fortheculture D&I Virtual Welcome Event

A student panel discussion

Register

Setting Goals for Success

Thursday, September 17, 2020
6:00 p.m.
A #fortheculture D&I Virtual Welcome Event

An interactive vision board party

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Real Talk: Connecting with your Professors and Academic Advisor

Thursday, September 17, 2020
6:00 p.m.
A #fortheculture D&I Virtual Welcome Event

A discussion with faculty and advisors

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Real Talk: College Students and Self Care

Thursday, October 1, 2020
6:00 p.m.
A #fortheculture D&I Virtual Welcome Event

A discussion with faculty and advisors

Register

 


Past Events

Black Lives Matter: Mobilizing the University to Combat Racism

Monday, June 15, 2020
Hosted by: PCOE: Munch and Learn Remote Teaching Series

More information and instructions for logging in

Implicit Bias Training for the Alumni Association Board

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Thursday, June 18, 2020

Hosted by: Women’s Center

Alum will receive an email with participation information from the Alumni Association. Please register through them if you would like to participate.

Black Mental Health Matters

Monday, June 15, 2020, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Thursday, June 18, 2020, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Hosted: by CPS

TPott’s Table Talk: African American LGBTQ+ Experiences

Friday, June 19, 2020
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Hosted by: LGBT Center

Allyship When Unpacking Your Entertainment

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Hosted by: Women’s Center

Artistic Expressions: Caring through sharing & connection

Thursday, July 3, 2020
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. via Microsoft Teams
Hosted by: LGBT Center

An invitation to all Ohio University community members interested in sharing and/or exploring art inspired by care for social and racial justice. Participants may register to share spoken word, poetry, performance art, or musical pieces at this virtual gathering.

For inquiries, submissions, and event access, email mccarey@ohio.edu.

Seeing the Unseen: Understanding Implicit Bias

Wednesday, July 8, 2020
11:00 a.m. - Noon
Hosted by: Division of Diversity and Inclusion

Presented by: Dr. Akil Houston, Associate Professor, Cultural and Media Studies

Responding to Microaggressions within the Classroom

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Hosted by: Women’s Center

Implicit Bias and Allyship

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Friday, July 24, 2020, Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Hosted by: Women’s Center

LGBTQ+ Student Support Group

Every Wednesday (through Wednesday, July 29, 2020)
11:00 a.m. - Noon
Microsoft Teams
Hosted by: LGBT Center

Email lgbt@ohio.edu or mccarey@ohio.edu to receive access information.

Black Lives Matter: Examining the Scales of Justice

Friday, July 31, 2020
11:00 a.m.
Join us for a conversation with Sharon Cooper — advocate, speaker, and sister of Sandra Bland.

Hosted virtually by the Division of Diversity and Inclusion and The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Please register by July 29, 2020. Registrants will be sent log-in information the day prior to the event.

Interested in watching the HBO Documentary about Sandra Bland's story? The video is available for checkout through the University Libraries.

Say Her Name: the Life and Death of Sandra Bland

 

Protest and the American Dream and Social Protest from a Global Perspective

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Hosted by: Division of Diversity and Inclusion

Presented by: Dr. Robin Muhammad, Associate Professor, African American Studies and Chair, Faculty Senate

Designing Your Syllabi: Laying an Inclusive Foundation

Tuesday, August 6, 2020
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hosted by: Inclusive Pedagogy Academy

This discussion will utilize the IPA syllabi checklist as a guide to discuss syllabi creation and inclusive practice. The syllabi is only a foundation for the course, and it will require a long-term engagement to make your class inclusive. IPA is here to help as you consider how you can support students in your class. 

Register by August 4 at 11:59PM 

Inclusive Syllabi Working Group

Tuesday, August 6, 2020
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Hosted by: Inclusive Pedagogy Academy

This informal working group is a follow-up to the Designing Your Syllabi session. When attending, please be ready to share a copy of your syllabi with your working group. 

Register by August 4 at 11:59PM