Past Events

Feb
09
The Racial & Cultural Gaps Between Teachers and Students: Parents' Perspectives
Thursday, February 9, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
1700 Posvar Hall

This panel, moderated by Kevin Bivins, Assistant Superintendent of Pittsburgh Public schools, is presented by the School of Education and Department of Instruction & Learning. Future educators and those commited to diversity are encouraged to attend. 

Feb
10
Recruiting an Excellent and Diverse Faculty: Mitigating the Effects of Implicit Bias in Decision-Making
Friday, February 10, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
121 David Lawrence Hall

A faculty development workshop as part of the series, "How Bias Creeps into Decision Making and How to Minimize Its Impact," presented by the Office of the Provost. 

Feb
10
Biological and Cultural Diversity Speaker Series: Jeffrey Kahn
Friday, February 10, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
G23 Parran Hall

A talk by visiting professor in Public Health Genomics Jeffrey Kahn, PhD, MPH (Andreas C. Dracopoulos Director, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics).

Feb
10
Kazual
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
Boomer's, University of Pittsburgh Titusville

An acapella performance featuring an eclectic mix of original music and hip hop and R&B hits. 

Feb
11
Perspectives for a Diverse America Teaching Institute
Saturday, February 11, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Wesley W. Posvar Hall

At this full-day Teaching Institute led by Emily Chiariello, participants will discuss what an anti-bias education is, and how it can help us to teach about human rights and global issues in grades 6-12. 

Feb
12
Journey Workshop Series
Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
Baierl Rec Center Offices, Petersen Events Center

A 3-hour seminar designed to educate on the basics of the gym, focused on LGBTQIA+ and anyone new to the gym. 

Feb
14
Disability in Poetry and Prose Workshop
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:30pm
501G Cathedral of Learning

A workshop with Molly McCully Brown, author of "The Virginia State Colony For Epileptics and Feebleminded" and Stephen Kuusisto, author of "Planet of the Blind," presented by the Department of English.

Feb
14
The Complexities of Integrating Complexity: Notes on the Theoretical and Political Challenges of Intersectionality
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:15pm
Humanities Center, 501 Cathedral of Learning

A lecture by Rostom Mesli (Post-doc).

Feb
14
Disability in Poetry and Prose Reading
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 8:30pm
501G Cathedral of Learning

A reading by Molly McCully Brown, author of "The Virginia State Colony For Epileptics and Feebleminded" and Stephen Kuusisto, author of "Planet of the Blind," presented by the Department of English.

Feb
15
Engaging the Past, Enacting the Present, and Envisioning the Future of Black Education
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
O'Hara Student Center Ballroom

Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Roderick Carey (University of Pittsburgh, School of Education, Center for Urban Education) and a panel discussion moderated by Keith Caldwell (University of Pittsburgh, School of Social Work).

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