Upcoming Events
5:30 p.m.
Living Thinkers Reel Inclusion Film SeriesThe Multicultural Center, Office of Inclusive Excellence, Ball State University Libraries, Friends of Bracken Library, and the Office of the Provost are excited to present a screening of the 2013 film Living Thinkers: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower as part of Unity Week 2021 and Reel Inclusion: A Film Series. This synchronous online film screening takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3 via Zoom. Produced and directed by Roxana Walker-Canton, this documentary examines the intersection of race, class, and gender through examining the lives and careers of Black women professors and administrators at U.S. colleges and universities. The film presents compelling narratives and interviews that explore the overt and covert discrimination that Black women in higher education have faced and continue to face while also celebrating these educators’ talents and triumphs.If you need any accommodations to fully participate in this event, please contact Disability Services at dsd@bsu.edu or 765-285-5293. Following the film will be a discussion at 6:45 p.m. facilitated by Dr. Kendra Lowery, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Assistant Dean for School Engagement in the Teachers College.
2 p.m.
Building off the work of La'Wanna Harris, Dr. Marsha McGriff and Dr. Gabriel Tait will guide attendees through the COMMIT model.
8:30 a.m.
Dr. Melinda Messineo will guide participants through their personalized diversity story as they build their understandings about the connections between implicit bias and microaggressions.
2 p.m.
Individuals committed to Inclusive Excellence often find themselves decided between "calling someone in" versus "calling someone out."
12 p.m.
Inclusive Excellence Facilitators will provide an overview of "best practices" that will help attendees affirm and amplify diverse experiences and perspectives while also supporting progress toward reaching shared goals.
12 p.m.
The Ball State African American Studies program, Teachers College, and the Office of Inclusive Excellence are pleased to announce the 1st Midwest Regional African American Studies Biennial Conference taking place virtually March 12-13, 2021. Our conference theme is Antiracism: Centering the Voices of Black Women, and our keynote speaker is Dr. Irma McClaurin.
12 p.m.
The Ball State African American Studies program, Teachers College, and the Office of Inclusive Excellence are pleased to announce the 1st Midwest Regional African American Studies Biennial Conference taking place virtually March 12-13, 2021. Our conference theme is Antiracism: Centering the Voices of Black Women, and our keynote speaker is Dr. Irma McClaurin.
12:30 p.m.
Inclusive Excellence Facilitators will provide an overview of "best practices" that will help attendees affirm and amplify diverse experiences and perspectives while also supporting progress toward reaching shared goals.
12 p.m.
Dr. Melinda Messineo will guide participants through their personalized diversity story as they build their understandings about the connections between implicit bias and microaggressions.
4 p.m.
Individuals committed to Inclusive Excellence often find themselves decided between "calling someone in" versus "calling someone out."