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!||Thursday, 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|