Welcome to our listing of events that support our institution's efforts related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Friday, September 27, 10:00 - 11:30 pm, ZOOM
In this gathering, we will discuss how we can be fully yet sustainably present in our teaching amid all the distractions of life and the semester. How can we make the most of the unique time we have together in the classroom? How can we establish better learning environments for our students and ourselves? We will discuss all this and more.
(Facilitators: Lena Fletcher, Environmental Conservation, and Brian Baldi, CTL)
Friday September 29, 2023
Campus Center 904-08 and Livestream (session full)
We have reached the capacity for the in-person live-stream and registration is now closed.
Monday, October 2, 7:30 p.m.
This is a three-in-one opportunity to experience a performance, documentary, and question-and-answer session with Chilean singer-songwriter and political activist Nano Stern. The documentary explores the history, development, and transcendence of Chilean music during the socialist government of Allende, and examines the importance of the resistance music form Nueva Cancion through a series of interviews with some of the movement’s most prominent figures.
Thursday, October 5, 2023
The UMass President’s Office Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) team is excited to invite you to a virtual Indigenous Peoples’ Day event that will explore the intersections of land acknowledgement and Indigenous engagement within the UMass system. Join us on Thursday, October 5, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. as Professors Sonya Atalay (UMass Amherst) and Cedric Woods (UMass Boston) lead a conversation about Higher Education’s Role in Serving Indigenous Communities.