Events Calendar

Office of Diversity & Inclusion Events

May 6 - June 4, 2021

Thursday, May 6

06 May
International Student Peer Mentoring Network

A Wrap-up for the Spring & plan for Summer and Fall Have questions as an international student? Feel isolated during the pandemic? Join us for building a...

May 06, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
06 May
How Does Global Vaccine Injustice Affect Health In Pittsburgh?

The World Trade Organization meets on May 5 to decide whether patent protections should apply to COVID-19 vaccines. World leaders and social justice...

May 06, 2021 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, May 10

10 May
Inclusive Teaching and Why It Matters

We kick-off the 2021 Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development with a panel of faculty members from across the University who have been...

May 10, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, May 11

11 May
Positioned to Listen

This session attunes participants to listening as a rhetorical act to help us understand how power works in our classrooms through language. It opens with an...

May 11, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, May 13

13 May
African Studies Conference: Pondering African Futures

The African Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh is hosting its annual conference to ponder African futures in the context of current challenges...

May 13, 2021 8:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
13 May
Lunch & Learn: Postpartum Mental Health

Our May Lunch & Learn will focus on postpartum health and wellness, and as it intersects with COVID-19 - including challenges, assets; racial and ethnic...

May 13, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
13 May
Teaching Inclusively

This workshop expands on basic principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion by offering practical advice on how to use Maslow’s hierarchy of needs as key a...

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

Friday, May 14

14 May
African Studies Conference: Pondering African Futures

The African Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh is hosting its annual conference to ponder African futures in the context of current challenges...

May 14, 2021 8:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 May
Diversity Supplements and Other Diversity Grant Opportunities

Diversity in the field of biomedical research is essential in order for teams to fully actualize their potential, accomplish their goals, and implement new...

May 14, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, May 17

17 May
Supporting African American College Student Success

James Huguley will discuss research-based information on Black students’ success in post-secondary education. He will share his own experience teaching,...

May 17, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, May 18

18 May
Supporting Transgender and Nonbinary Students

This workshop will introduce participants to the experiences of transgender and nonbinary students at Pitt, paired with the best practices for supporting...

May 18, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, May 19

19 May
Speaking Up and Out: A Poetry Reading with Sally Wen May

As part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, join the Asian Studies Center and the Global Hub for "Speaking Up and Out: A Poetry Reading with Sally Wen...

May 19, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, May 20

20 May
Political Diversity in the Classroom

In an increasingly polarized nation, universities are becoming a focus of attention as ideological flashpoints. We will focus on how those narratives get...

May 20, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, May 27

27 May
Pediatric Grand Rounds: “Can we use Technology to reduce pediatric health disparities”

Keila N Lopez MD, MPH Associate Professor, Pediatrics Director, Transition Medicine Division of Pediatric Cardiology Texas Children's Hospital / Baylor...

May 27, 2021 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
27 May
Anti-Blackness, Anti-Racism, and Pedagogy

In recent months, activists and scholars in the United States have taken to the streets, the workplace, and the classroom to decry anti-Black racism and call...

May 27, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, June 2

02 Jun
For Such a Time as This: Race and Black America in 2021: Dr. Eddie S. Glaude

For Such a Time as This: Race and Black America in 2021 Co-sponsored by the African American Strategic Partnership Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., Ph.D James S....

June 02, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, June 4

04 Jun
Pittsburgh’s Deplorable Black Living Conditions

This session will provide the latest data on the living conditions of the Black community in the Pittsburgh area. The information presented comes from...

June 04, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

May 6 - June 4, 2021