Month: April 2022

From Childhood Sexual Abuse to Campus Sexual Assault (4/15)

WGSS and the Women’s Center invite you to “From Childhood Sexual Abuse to Campus Sexual Assault: Black Feminist Perspectives,” a panel discussion event for Sexual Awareness and Prevention Month. Long-time Black feminist activists, artists, national thought leaders, and youth program builders will discuss their work in the anti-sexual violence movement and how to support multi-time survivors […]

UConn’s Resources for Neurodiversity

UConn has several resources dedicated to researching and raising awareness about neurodiversity, as well as providing support to neurodiverse members of our community: The Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service (UCEDD) The Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) Neurodiversity at UConn INCLUDE: A Neurodiversity Initiative funded by the National Science Foundation […]

Know My Name – Chanel Miller (4/18)

The Women’s Center, Asian American Cultural Center, and USG invite you to a talk given by Chanel Miller, an artist, writer, and author of Know My Name. First known publicly as Emily Doe, Miller is the survivor of the Stanford University sexual assault case that exposed the harsh reality of what many victims face. Her […]

6th Annual Women of Color in the Academy Conference (4/29)

ODI invites you to register for the 6th Annual Women of Color in the Academy Conference. This year’s conference theme is Return to Love: Honoring the Legacy of bell hooks. The overall conference goal is to facilitate a more diverse academy by enhancing the timely career progression of faculty. Administrators, staff, post-doctoral scholars and late stage […]

Native American and Indigenous Studies Symposium (4/12-4/14)

UConn is excited to gather the most Native and Indigenous scholars, activists, artists, and organizers ever on campus at one time to hold a week-long series of events focusing on Native American and Indigenous Studies. These event build upon those hosted by Kat Milligan-McLellan in the fall “Indigenous Women and Two-Spirits in STEM” and this week […]

Native American and Indigenous Studies Speaker Series (4/11)

The Neag School of Education invites you to the UConn Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) Speaker Series: “Erasure and Resurgence: A Critical Conversation on Indigeneity, Sport, and Education” Host: Chen Chen, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Sport Management Department of Educational Leadership, Neag School of Education, Affiliated faculty member, Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) […]

April Heritage and Awareness Month

To the UConn Community: April is an important month for many members of the UConn community. The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Provost’s Office would like to take this opportunity to remind you of several celebrations, commemorations, and moments of raising awareness for members of our community: Arab American Heritage Month: During the […]

Take Back the Night (4/20)

Come to Student Union Ballroom 330 on Wednesday, 4/20/22, 7:00 – 10:00 PM for a night to honor victim-survivors of sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking, and harassment through candlelight ceremony, sharing poetry, stories, songs, and open mic. This is a gender inclusive event and food & drink are provided! If you are interested in sharing […]