Join faculty and staff from IWU's Center for Human Rights and Social Justice for a discussion about education, children, and human rights, inspired by the Summer Reading Program book Educated. While this discussion is especially geared toward students, faculty and staff who have read the book, all are welcome to engage in conversation as questions concerning education, children, and human rights connect us all.
Counseling and Consultation Services will lead a workshop on bystander intervention that applies a social justice lens to responding to incidents of interpersonal unrest.
Join ODI and the Hispanic Studies Department for a performance by poet Brenda Cárdenas, the author of two poetry collections, From the Tongues of Brick and Stone (Momotombo Press, 2005) and Boomerang (Bilingual Review Press, 2009), as well as the coeditor of Between the Heart and the Land / Entre el corazon y la tierra: Latina Poets in the Midwest .
The Center for Human Rights and Social Justice will lead IWU's annual signature event which focuses on matters of global equity.
Dean Karla Carney-Hall will lead a discussion on campus climate around matters of diversity and inclusion.
ODI, Student Senate, and the English Department invites you to a presentation by Grace Talusan, author of the memoir, The Body Papers and the winner of the 2017 Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing for Nonfiction
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites you to join us for a presentation by Julie Park who will address how race, religion, and social class affect diversity and equity in higher education.
This dinner workshop will explore a variety of environmental issues that are impacting the world today. How do we discern fact from fiction in news about natural disasters, environmental injustice, species collapse, toxic pollutants, climate change and more? Participants will attend short, interactive information sessions, discuss what they learned in table conversation over dinner, and share concerns and strategies for moving forward in large group discussion. This is a 3D Program (Diversity, Dialogue, Dignity) and a Fact or Fiction course cluster theme event. Co-sponsored by the IWU Environmental Studies Program and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
This 3D presentation will summarize the concept of historical grief and will present key events evoking historical grief within populations. A brief discussion of research on the topic will be followed by an audience discussion of key questions surrounding this risk factor for negative mental and physical health outcomes.
Dr. Meghan Burke will address the socially constructed myths around different marginalized identities in American society.
Join the IWU community for our annual celebration of diverse worldviews as we sing, celebrate, and share in a range of winter traditions.
ODI and the Black Student Union are excited to share in the traditions of Kwanzaa, a celebration of African heritage and African-American culture.