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Wednesday, 03 Mar 2021

ISCORE Preconference (virtual)

Mar 03, 2021

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Online

free

Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

A professional development opportunity for faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces. Registration (free) is requested.

Thursday, 04 Mar 2021

Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (virtual)

Mar 04, 2021

All day

Online

free

Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

ISCORE is the university's local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference supports the university's Mission to "create, share and apply knowledge ... and make Iowa and the world a better place." Registration (free) is requested.

Web talk, The influence of kindness and community in broadening participation (SABER)

Mar 04, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

online only - via Zoom, Arizona State University’s HHMI Inclusive Excellence Project, & more

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

African Americans, Latinas/Latinos, and Native Americans are people historically excluded because of their ethnicity and race (PEER) in academia and underrepresented among Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degree earners and career pathways. Why do we stay and why do we go?

Friday, 05 Mar 2021

Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (virtual)

Mar 05, 2021

All day

Online

free

Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

ISCORE is the university's local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference supports the university's Mission to "create, share and apply knowledge ... and make Iowa and the world a better place." Registration (free) is requested.

Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021

Virtual panel: Diversity and inclusion

Mar 10, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

free

Student Government Conferences Diversity Lectures

Panel participants include: Cheltzie Miller-Bailey, Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success; Ruxandra Marcu, Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity; Rita Mookerjee, Women's and Gender Studies; Toyia Younger, Student Affairs Division. Moderated by Lauryn Perk, Student Government. Part of the Women's Week Conference.

Lecture: Severely Abused Latinas, Intimate Terrorism, and Killing to Survive

Mar 10, 2021

7:00 PM

See WebEx Link

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"No Way Out" will focus on Latinas' unique low rate of intimate partner homicide offending when compared to other racial/ethnic groups. We will explore how structural, institutional, and cultural factors shape their experiences of abuse and homicide. Latinas become entrapped within terroristic abusive relationships with limited options for assistance, escape, and survival, leaving them with no way out.

Thursday, 11 Mar 2021

Virtual panel: International perspectives on women's rights

Mar 11, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online

free

Student Government Conferences Diversity Lectures

Panel participants: Meghann Hall, IRIS exchange student from South Africa; Dorothy Masinde, lecturer in Global Resource Systems; Ndeenga Shamata, IRIS exchange student from Tanzania; Valeria Volkogonova, IRIS exchange student from Belarus. Moderated by Alejandra Flores, International Student Council president. Part of the Women's Week Conference.

One Woman's Journey: From a Kenyan Village School to an American University

Mar 11, 2021

7:00 PM

See WebEx Link

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Dr. Ebby Luvaga was born and raised in rural Kenya. The presentation will walk the audience through Dr. Luvaga's journey from her small village in Western Kenya to becoming the only member of her family to earn a Ph.D. and to teach at an American University. Through that journey, Dr. Luvaga will share her perspective on gender.

Tuesday, 16 Mar 2021

Webinar, Addressing microaggressions in the learning environment

Mar 16, 2021

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Webex (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Whether conscious of it or not, instructors and students bring most of who they are to the learning environment, including their biases and stereotypes. Biases can emerge in the form of (micro)aggressions during class discussions, in student-student interactions during group or lab work, or interactions between students and instructors.

Thursday, 18 Mar 2021

Web talk, Systemic disadvantages for LGBTQ professionals in STEM (SABER)

Mar 18, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

online only - via Zoom, Arizona State University’s HHMI Inclusive Excellence Project, & more

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Researchers have documented race and gender bias in STEM for decades, but there has been little parallel examination of LGBTQ status as an axis of inequality. How do LGBTQ-identifying STEM professionals fare in STEM? Drawing on the NSF-funded STEM Inclusion Study data of over 25,000 STEM workers, Dr. Cech will discuss her recent study of LGBTQ inequality among STEM professionals.

Tuesday, 23 Mar 2021

Webinar, Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Mar 23, 2021

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussions around controversial issues, including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.

Thursday, 25 Mar 2021

Documentary screening and panel discussion: Picture A Scientist

Mar 25, 2021

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

via Webex

free

ISU Advance Diversity Lectures Special events

Screening of the 2020 film is followed by a panel discussion of ADVANCE leaders from the four institutions of the ADVANCE Midwest Partnership: Iowa State, North Dakota State, Western Michigan and Michigan Tech.

Performance: Facing Our Truth

Mar 25, 2021

7:30 PM

Online

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

"Facing Our Truth: Ten Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege." Written by a diverse group of playwrights in response to the killing of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of George Zimmerman, these short plays revolve around racial biases, stereotypes, heartbreak, loss and enlightenment. Contains adult language and content.

Friday, 26 Mar 2021

Performance: Facing Our Truth

Mar 26, 2021

7:30 PM

Online

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

"Facing Our Truth: Ten Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege." Written by a diverse group of playwrights in response to the killing of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of George Zimmerman, these short plays revolve around racial biases, stereotypes, heartbreak, loss and enlightenment. Contains adult language and content.

Saturday, 27 Mar 2021

Performance: Facing Our Truth

Mar 27, 2021

7:30 PM

Online

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

"Facing Our Truth: Ten Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege." Written by a diverse group of playwrights in response to the killing of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of George Zimmerman, these short plays revolve around racial biases, stereotypes, heartbreak, loss and enlightenment. Contains adult language and content.

Sunday, 28 Mar 2021

Performance: Facing Our Truth

Mar 28, 2021

2:00 PM

Online

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

"Facing Our Truth: Ten Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege." Written by a diverse group of playwrights in response to the killing of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of George Zimmerman, these short plays revolve around racial biases, stereotypes, heartbreak, loss and enlightenment. Contains adult language and content.

Wednesday, 31 Mar 2021

Ignored Racism: White Animus Toward Latinos

Mar 31, 2021

7:00 PM

See WebEx Link

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Dr. Dave A. M. Peterson, Lucken Professor of Political Science, discusses how White Americans' perceptions and attitudes about Latinos shape the way they think about politics. Based on his book, Ignored Racism: White Animus Toward Latinos, he will present how institutional discrimination targeting Latinos has resulted in White's negative stereotypes.