January 19, 2023 — In the spring 2023 semester, Boston University Diversity & Inclusion (BU D&I) is excited to continue our signature Learn More Series and offer faculty & staff events. Throughout the semester, check the BU D&I Events Calendar to register for upcoming programs and subscribe to the BU D&I Newsletters to stay up-to-date. 

Pictured above: selections from “Portraits of Pride: A Celebration of Queer and Trans Lives in Boston” and covers of children’s and YA books focusing on queer identity.

Learn More Series

To kick off the spring semester, BU D&I is excited to host Queering Higher Ed, Queering Hollywood: A Keynote Luncheon with “A League of Their Own Star lea robinson, a keynote luncheon, talk, and Q&A with trans Black Hollywood star lea robinson (they/them) on Wednesday, January 25.

See the full semester lineup below!

Queering Higher Ed, Queering Hollywood: A Keynote Luncheon with “A League of Their Own Star lea robinson Wednesday, January 25, 12–1:30 pm
What’s So Dangerous About a Picture Book?: Queer Themes in Children’s Literature Thursday, February 2, 12–1:30 pm
Banned Books Read-a-Loud Marathon! Tuesday, February 2, 5–6:30 pm
At Every Stage of the System: The Criminalization and Over-Incarceration of LGBTQIA+ People Tuesday, February 28, 12–1:45 pm
Portraits of Pride: A Celebration of Queer and Trans Lives in Boston Tuesday, March 28, 4:30–6:30 pm

 

Faculty & Staff Events

BU D&I is pleased to host two faculty and staff luncheons for BU faculty/staff of color and for LGBTQIA+ faculty/staff on the Medical Campus this spring semester.

LGBTQIA+ Faculty & Staff Luncheon Monday, March 27, 12–1:30 pm
Faculty & Staff of Color Luncheon Thursday, April 20, 12–1:30 pm