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March 30-31, 2018
African American Intellectual History Society Annual Conference

Upcoming Events

The following events are supported through Faculty Diversity Grants aimed at promoting and contributing to a university wide conversation on issues of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. This series is sponsored by the Chief Diversity Officer, Provost, and Deans of Arts and Sciences, Heller, and IBS.

November 14, 2017, 7:00p.m., Schwartz Auditorium
Hidden Figures: Women at NASA Yesterday and Today
Faculty grant recipient: Anique Olivier-Mason (Division of Science) and Jamele Adams (Dean of Students)
A Q&A with Julie Williams-Byrd, a Deputy Chief Technologist at NASA and a showing of the film, Hidden Figures. >more

November 18, 2017, 8:00p.m., Recital Hall, Slosberg Music Center
Castle of Our Skins: Black in Europe and Beyond
Faculty grant recipient: Andrea Segar (Music)
Castle of our Skins celebrates Black artistry and explores Black heritage and culture, spotlighting unsung and celebrated figures of past and present. Pre-concert talk at 7 p.m. Reception to follow. >more

November 27, 2017, 12-1:00p.m.
Diversity and Inclusion in Boston: A Dialogue with Mel King on a Half-Century of Challenge and Progress
Faculty grant recipient: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld (Heller)
Co-Facilitators:  Maria Madison and Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld. Location TBA.

December, 2017
Diversity Dialogues: A Podcast Series Curated by "This Anthro Life"
Faculty grant recipients: Anita Hannig, Ryan Collins, and Adam Gamwell (Anthropology)
“Anthropology’s job is to make the world a safe place for human differences.” ~Ruth Benedict
An audio mosaic of voices from our multi-cultural, intellectual community. Details TBA. 

January 25, 2018, 12-1:30p.m., Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library
How do Culture and Race Impact the Brain, Body, and Behavior?
Faculty grant recipients: Angela Gutchess and Jennifer Gutsell (Psychology)
Featuring talks by Dr. Valerie Purdie Greenaway, Columbia University and Dr. Jiyoung Park, University of Texas at Dallas

February 6, 2018
About Face: Solving Issues of Diversity Through Self-Awareness
Faculty grant recipients: Patt Steiner and Jim La Creta (Rabb)
Presenters: Patt Steiner, Business Adviser at VentureSphere and Adjunct Professor at the Rabb School of Continuing Studies & Mark Frazier, Co-Founder of PositiveOne and CEO of the On My Genius Campaign. Time and location TBA.