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September 2021

National Hispanic Heritage Month | Deciphering Dialects: When Words Vary Amongst Spanish Speaking Populations 

September 22nd, 12:30 PM CDT

Join us as we have a panel of language experts to discuss their work and/or experiences navigating interpreting (medical), reserarch regarding Spanish culturaes and dialects, and more! Registration is requiring and can be found here

Constitution Day

September 17th, 12:00 PM CDT to 1:00 PM CDT

The Office of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity will be handing out a limited number of pocket-sized U.S. Constitution booklets on September 17th, from noon until 1:00 p.m. in the Madison Plaza lobby!

August 2021

Women's Equality Day

August 26th, 2021

The Office of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity (OIED) has made a free zoom background to celebrate Women's Equality Day 2021! Use it on August 26th or use it all month long to commemorate the day. 

June 2021

Pride Flags and Notes on Color Theory with Amina Harper

June 10th, 12pm

Update June 15th, 2021: The recording of the event is available now

The Office of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity (OIED) will be hosting an informative conversation with Amina Harper! Amina is a watercolor and self-taught acrylics artist and will be discussing the Pride Flag and notes on color theory. Amina's website and Instagramare available to give better insight to the discussion. 

Pride Zoom Backgrounds

All Month
The Office of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity (OIED) is offering two free Pride Zoom Backgrounds! To dowload, click on the following: UTHSC Pride Background 1 and UTHSC Pride Background 2.

April 2021

Trauma-Informed Yoga

April 14th, 12pm to 1pm
The Office of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity, in partnership with Block and Bulster, will be offering a Trauma-informed Yoga class.  To attend, please register for the Zoom link.

Bystander Intervention Course

All of April 2021
The annual Bystander Intervention course is now available via Blackboard. For those who complete the course, HR128 credit will be granted. Please contact Dominique Crockett,, for enrollment. 

March 2021

Mini Language Workshop

March 10, 2021, 12pm to 1pm
Join the Office of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity and the Young Professionals Group as we present an introductory language workshop featuring 3 languages (Arabic, American Sign Language, and French) with facilitators from across the state of Tennessee.  Please register for the Zoom link

February 2021

Vitrual Block Party

February 18, 2021, 3pm
Keeping up with the national theme for the month, The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity, we will offer door prizes, play games centered around Black culture, test our knowledge of local Black history, have fun and get to select winners for the lip sync/air guitar battle! Please register for the Zoom link. Feel free to come and go from this virtual event as you can.

Dr. Duane Loynes Sr. 

February 3, 2021, 12pm
"Nothing New Under the Sun: A Tale of Two Pandemics" by Dr. Duane Loynes Sr.
Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Africana Studies

Rhodes College

Last Published: Sep 16, 2021