Events Calendar

Office of Diversity & Inclusion Events

January 24 - February 22, 2021

Monday, January 25

25 Jan
Ethical, Anti-Racist, and Decolonial Approaches to Engaged Scholarship

Examine the unique ethical challenges found within engaged scholarship, including colonizing approaches to working in and with communities, and discuss...

January 25, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
25 Jan
Beyond the Bride of Frankenstein: Monsters and Other Fearsome Women

presented by the the University Library System's Horror Studies Webinar Series featuring Melanie Anderson, Ph.D.: assistant professor of English whose...

January 25, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, January 26

26 Jan
Creating A Just Community Awards Program 2021

Honoring Center for Race and Social Problems (UPSIDE awardee) Dr. Yolanda Covington-Ward (MLK. Jr., Creating A Just Community awardee) Join us as we...

January 26, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
26 Jan
MQE Students play and discuss, Broke, the game.

Activity and discussion around Broke, the game, with the creator Dana Gold, the COO of Jewish Family and Community Services, in the MS in Quantitative...

January 26, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
26 Jan
student attending online meeting via laptop

Changing the Language of Our Language Advising From global and cultural competency to raw earning power in their careers, students--especially incoming and...

January 26, 2021 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, January 27

27 Jan
Graphic from the movie 13th

The Pitt-Greensburg Diversity Learning Circle invites faculty and staff to participate in a virtual discussion of the movie "13th," the history of racial...

January 27, 2021 11:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
27 Jan
First Peoples Past & Present: Native Health and Voting Power

Pittsburgh is known as a city with a rich colonial past, but the Native American perspective is often lost in the retelling of this history. Thus, our...

January 27, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
27 Jan
Virtual Diversity Book  Club

Please join the Department of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion as we host another energized Virtual Diversity Book Club. Our book of choice this...

January 27, 2021 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, January 28

28 Jan
Voices: Celebrating the Beauty and Diversity of America's Literary Landscape

All Pitt campuses are welcome to participate in Pitt-Greensburg's new reading series, Voices: Celebrating the Beauty and Diversity of America's Literary...

January 28, 2021 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, January 29

29 Jan
Social Justice and Tech Reading Group: Spring 2021

The Social Justice and Tech Reading Group is co-sponsored by Sara Fine Institute at School of Computing and Information and the Research, Ethics and Society...

January 29, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, February 2

02 Feb
Michael Ruggio, Pitt Law Alum, Class of 1982

Pitt Law alumnus Michael F. Ruggio, partner in the Washington DC office of Ice Miller, and his law partners Taryn Stone and Stephen E. Reynolds, will address...

February 02, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
02 Feb
Educators for Black Lives

Dr. Denisha Jones and Jesse Hagopian will discuss their newly published book "An Uprising for Educational Justice: Black Lives Matter At School" published by...

February 02, 2021 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, February 3

03 Feb
Youth Organizing

In this webinar event, open to the public, Chris Rogers from BLM in Schools and Nicholas Anglin from Black, Young, and Educated (BYE) will discuss their...

February 03, 2021 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, February 4

04 Feb
Faces of Diversity: Fostering a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

When we talk about diversity and inclusion, diversity is the more familiar topic. The discussion must go beyond seeking and building a diverse workforce to...

February 04, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
04 Feb
CLAS Film Series Presents: The Dead and the Others

Fiction / Brazil, Portugal / 2018 The Dead and the Others (Chuva é Cantoria na Aldeia dos Mortos). There are no spirits or snakes tonight and the forest...

February 04, 2021 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
04 Feb
"George Romero & Pittsburgh: The Early Years" Screening and Discussion

presented by the University Library System in partnership with Film & Media Studies Program and the Horror Studies Working Group, with support from the...

February 04, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
04 Feb
The honest struggle promotional photo of Sadiq Davis

The Pitt Jazz program of the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Music in collaboration with City of Asylum presents a two day event that includes a...

February 04, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, February 5

05 Feb
Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatinidad: Gender, Identity, and Health

Join us for the second installment of the webinar series – Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatinidad – that seeks to expand transnational, transregional, and...

February 05, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
05 Feb
New Directions in Research: Russian Literature in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

This event is part of the Race in Focus series 2:00-3:30 pm (ET) | 1:00-2:30 pm (CT) | 12:00-1:30 (MT) | 11:00 am-12:30 pm (PT) MODERATOR: Bella Grigoryan,...

February 05, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, February 11

11 Feb
Pediatric Grand Rounds: “Impact of Racism on Child and Adolescent Health”

Maria Trent, MD, MPH, FAAP, FSAHM Bloomberg Professor of American Health, Pediatrics, and NursingChief, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult...

February 11, 2021 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
11 Feb
Lunch & Learn: Cardiovascular Disease | Health Disparities

The February health topic will explore the topic of cardiovascular health and how health disparities intersect with heart health. The New Pittsburgh Courier...

February 11, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
11 Feb
"George Barbour: Journalist" Screening and Discussion

presented by the University Library System and Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, in partnership with Ken Love, filmmaker, and Dr. Laurence Glasco,...

February 11, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, February 12

12 Feb
Social Justice and Tech Reading Group: Spring 2021

The Social Justice and Tech Reading Group is co-sponsored by Sara Fine Institute at School of Computing and Information and the Research, Ethics and Society...

February 12, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
12 Feb
New Directions in Research: Race, Gender, and Indigeneity in the American Arctic and Siberia

This event is part of the Race in Focus series. 2:00-3:30 pm (ET) | 1:00-2:30 pm (CT) | 12:00-1:30 (MT) | 11:00 am-12:30 pm (PT) MODERATOR: Manduhai...

February 12, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Saturday, February 13

13 Feb
Celebrating Black Excellence

Join the Pitt African American Alumni Council (AAAC) for a celebration of black excellence! Past AAAC endowed scholarship winners will share how the...

February 13, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, February 17

17 Feb
Virtual Diversity Book Club

Please join the Department of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and UPMC Children's Hospital as we host another robust Virtual Diversity...

February 17, 2021 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, February 18

18 Feb
Pediatric Grand Rounds: “ Igniting Health Equity: Children in Immigrant Families”

Julie M. Linton, MD, FAAP Assistant Dean for Admissions and Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics University of South Carolina (UofSC) School of...

February 18, 2021 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Faces of Diversity: Fostering a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

When we talk about diversity and inclusion, diversity is the more familiar topic. The discussion must go beyond seeking and building a diverse workforce to...

February 18, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Rooted in Strength: The Resiliency of Black Families

presented by the University Library System and the Homewood Community Engagement Center Black Families are resilient. Join us for an inspiring panel...

February 18, 2021 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Gender & Science Reading Group

Please join us for a virtual interdisciplinary discussion based on readings by ground-breaking scholars and scientists. January 21, 2021 5:00 PM Medical...

February 18, 2021 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, February 19

19 Feb
Headshot of Shaun Leonardo

The next virtual Hesselbein Lecture at GSPIA will feature artist Shaun Leonardo, co-director of Recess Art, a nonprofit art space formed in 2009 in Brooklyn...

February 19, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
19 Feb
Talking About Whiteness: Racial and Ethnic Minorities in Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia

This event is part of the Race in Focus series Join us to explore how communities are often minoritized along racial lines and the challenges scholars...

February 19, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

January 24 - February 22, 2021