The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion hosts or supports events on and off campus that promote a vision of a more diverse, accepting, educated community. 

November Events

Native American Heritage Month 

11/1 EVENT: Book launch for Prof. Betsy Schlabach, Dream Books and Gamblers: Black Women's Work in Chicago's Policy Game, Wriston Lobby, 4:30 – 6:30 

11/1 EVENT: PLUS Weekly Meeting, Memorial Hall 113, 5 – 6PM 

11/2 EVENT: Mesa Belingue, Heritage Speakers of Spanish, Diversity & Intercultural Center, 5:50PM – 6:30PM 

11/2 EVENT: Dia de los Muertos, All members of the community are invited to join Alianza, Spiritual and Religious Life, and the Spanish department for a celebration of the lives of loved ones who have died. We will gather at the Diversity and Intercultural Center take part in our cempasuchil walk to Spirit Space, where those who walk are invited to stay for a time of remembrance and celebration of life. The walk will begin at 7 pm and the gathering will end by 9:30 pm, Center for Spiritual and Religious Life, 7 – 10PM 

11/2 EVENT: LUDWIG Weekly Meeting, Memorial 114, 7:30PM 

TBD EVENT: Community Conversation with Dr. Kyle T. Mays, Reclaiming History Through an Afro-Indigenous Lens, Contact: Jesús Smith, LUNA, History Dept 

11/3 EVENT: FALL FUNTERVENTION, Somerset / Warch, 3- 5PM 

11/3 EVENT: Prism (formerly Colores) Weekly Meeting, Memorial 114, 7PM 

11/3 EVENT: LGBTQIA+ Support Group, Contact: Corynn Stoltenberg, Location: GSDC. 4:30 – 5:30 

11/4 EVENT: Mesa de espanol, Spanish conversation group practice, Diversity & Intercultural Center, 4:30PM 

11/4 EVENT: Diwali Celebration 5:30 Center for Spiritual and Religious Life 

11/4 EVENT: Lawrence International Cabaret Info Session, Warch Cinema, 6-9PM 

11/5 EVENT: Mesa de espanol, Spanish conversation group practice, Diversity & Intercultural Center, 10AM - 11AM 

11/5 EVENT: Cultural History, CommUNity, & Practice with Rina Deshpande, Esch Hurvis 224 / Warch, 10AM - 12PM 

11/6 EVENT: African drumming/dance concert by our ensemble Kinkaviwo (visiting guest artist director, Nani Agbeli) and our Afro Cuban ensemble, Tambo Toké, performing Afro Puerto Rican music, Contact: Dane Richesen, Location: Chapel, 3PM 

11/10 EVENT: LGBTQIA+ Support Group, Contact: Corynn Stoltenberg, Location: GSDC. 4:30 – 5:30 

11/17 Queer Potluck, Memorial 114, 7PM (Prism, Diversity & Intercultural Center, GSDC) 

11/17 EVENT: LGBTQIA+ Support Group, Contact: Corynn Stoltenberg, Location: GSDC. 4:30 – 5:30 

11/20 Transgender Day of Remembrance 

11/28 – 12/24 Advent 

Programs

  • Affinity Groups Programs
  • Peer Student Educators
  • Faculty Grants Program