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NIU associate professor and award-winning author Joseph Flynn will discuss his book, “White Fatigue: Rethinking Resistance for Social Justice,” on Thursday, April 4, at 6 p.m. The event is part of the university’s Diversity Dialogue Series sponsored by the Office of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. “I think the series deals with some important topics,...
Defamation: The Play will kick off this fall’s series of Diversity Dialogues at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center. Defamation is a play that explores the highly charged issues of race, religion, gender, class and the law with a twist: the audience is the jury. The premise is a...
Our university community is one that celebrates diversity and fosters inclusion. We share, think and act locally to advance our greater society toward a safe and welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds, beliefs and experiences. Today at 5:30 p.m., we have the opportunity to put words into action at the third annual Unity March...
Center for Black Studies
Recent national unrest due to gun violence continues to remind the community of the need to understand differing perspectives and the necessity to work together toward social justice, equity and open dialogue about racial issues. “Given the 24/7 nature of social media and the immediacy of news, it was important to create ongoing opportunities for the NIU community...
“Allies in Interfaith” is the next Diversity Dialogues focus. To make NIU a more welcoming and inclusive environment, discussion about different belief systems is important, said said Vernese Edghill-Walden, NIU senior associate vice president for Academic Diversity and chief diversity officer. “Being a member of one belief system does not mean you can’t be an ally to...
Diversity Dialogues
Yale Law School Senior Research Scholar Frederick M. Lawrence will help NIU kick off a new series of Diversity Dialogues that will provide a space for members of the university community to talk openly and honestly on complex and important matters. Sponsored by NIU, the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost and the City...