College of Liberal Arts

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Throughout the year, the university and the college host events fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus. Here are links to some coming up soon.


Department Events

Honors Diversity Colloquium

Wednesday, April 28 at 6 p.m.
Hosted by: Black Honors Students Association and Plan II Honors
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Join us to hear from Dr. LaToya Smith, Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement, Dr. Richard Reddick, Plan II Associate Professor, and students leading diversity efforts in honors programs across campus.

Jo & Jian in Conversation

Thursday, April 29 at 3 p.m.
Hosted by: Center for Asian American Studies
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CAAS is hosting an intimate talk entitled “Jo and Jian in Conversation”. The hour-long virtual program features UT CAAS faculty Dr. Jo Hsu (they/them; Rhetoric & Writing) and Dr. Jian Neo Chen (they/them/he/his) from Ohio State University’s departments of English and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Both scholars will be taking turns asking each other questions around their respective work. Topics will include: Entry points into Asian American studies (AAS), queer and trans of color critiques, the power of storytelling, disability justice, diasporic listening and homing, anti-Asian violence, and more!

What Does a Social Scientist Do?

Monday, May 17 - Friday, May 21 at 1 to 3 p.m., daily
Hosted by: Diversity & Inclusion in Government Graduate Studies (DIGGS)
Application Deadline: Friday, April 16
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DIGGS (Diversity & Inclusion in Government Graduate Studies) is a faculty-led initiative based at the University of Texas at Austin. We are excited to host our first-ever Workshop for Social Science Methods.

Our goal is to introduce students from underrepresented groups to the practice of graduate-level social science research.

The program is a week-long series of seminars geared towards students with an interest in studying government and political science at the graduate level. We will investigate exciting faculty research, while exploring the ins-and-outs of social science: an introduction in statistics, research design techniques, and theoretical tools.


Community Conversations

"We Need to Talk About Anti-Asian Hate"

Wednesday, April 14 at 11 a.m.
Video by: Eugene Yang
Registration

"The Dehumanizing Logic of All the 'Happy Ending' Jokes"

Wednesday, April 28 at 3 p.m.
Article by: Ann Anlin Cheng
Registration

"Disability as Diversity"

Wednesday, May 12 at 11 a.m.
Article by: Lilah Burke
Registration