May 20: Global Accessibility Awareness Day at ASU


May 20: Global Accessibility Awareness Day at ASU

This virtual conference is a great introduction to accessibility for faculty, staff and students who create online content. Topics include accessible course design, inclusive pedagogy and ASU accessibility resources.

Implicit bias and microaggressions training

Attendees will engage in the topic of implicit bias and microaggressions with a thoughtful dialogue with the presenter. There are two training dates available on May 7 and June 11. ASURITE login required.

April 22: Ayanna Thompson, author of new book, Blackface

This important book explains what blackface is, why it occurred, and its 21st-century legacies. Blackface examines that history and provides hope for a future with new performance paradigms. Join us April 22 for a discussion with the author.

April 8-9: ASU Diversity and Inclusion Conference

ASU Staff Council sponsors the 1st Annual Conference on Diversity and Inclusion at the university to provide a venue for exchange of innovative ideas and facilitate action.

May 13: Positionality, reflexivity and bias in research

This workshop is appropriate as an introduction for scholars interested in developing ethically grounded reflexive approaches to research methods.

March 4: Embracing Our Charter: Leading Inclusion at ASU and Beyond

Panelists will share their experience and leadership strategies in their work to confront systemic racism and promote inclusive practices and initiatives. This event is open to all ASU faculty, staff and students.

Video: Narrative has power in driving clean energy revolution

ASU and the American Resilience Project premiered a new film documenting the closing of the Navajo Generating Station, part of the “Current Revolution” series.

Tiffany King

Feb 18: Black and Indigenous Relations of Doing and Being

Author Tiffany King will present the 2021 Environmental Humanities Initiative Distinguished Lecture, a keynote address of the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture (ISSRNC) Conference.

How community land trusts can advance racial equity in our cities

According to sustainability scientists Mark Roseland and Chris Boone, community land trusts keep housing affordable and benefit minority communities who have suffered for decades from unfair lending practices and discrimination.

Meagan Kramer

Nov 12: Systemic changes for Arizonans with disabilities

Meaghan K. Kramer, staff attorney with Arizona Center for Disability Law, will present this lecture as part of SST’s Seeking Justice in Arizona Fall Lecture Series. The talk will take place via Zoom, with livestream on YouTube, Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Elizabeth Hoover

Video: Environmental Humanities Initiative distinguished lecture with Elizabeth Hoover

A recording of the Environmental Humanities Initiative’s 2020 distinguished lecture with Elizabeth Hoover is now available, along with a video of the lecture discussion, at the Institute for Humanities Research YouTube channel.

Roseland, Boone on healing segregated cities

American cities represent part of the nation’s long and grim history of discrimination and oppression against Black people. According to sustainability scientists Mark Roseland and Christopher Boone, cities can also be part of the recovery from all that harm.