Learn More Series: Queerfolk, Transfolk, Fatfolk, Blackfolk: Intersections of Queer and Black Identities

To be Black and queer is to live at the margins within the margins, erased from both mainstream heteronormative culture and white-dominant LGBTQIA+ culture. It means inhabiting a body that is hypervisible, overpoliced, and under constant threat from society. It also means inhabiting a body in a world where desirability is political, a form of […]

Meet the First-ever BU D&I STARS Program Cohort

August 29, 2022 —  BU Diversity & Inclusion announced the first-ever cohort of eight STARS Program participants. First launched in spring 2022, the BU D&I STARS Program (Supporting Thriving, Achievement, Retention & Success) is a learning community of early career BU faculty on the Charles River Campus who meet regularly throughout the academic year to […]

Call for Proposals Now Open: 2022-23 Emerging Scholars Program

November 1, 2021 — Boston University Diversity & Inclusion’s (BU D&I) Emerging Scholars Program is now open for applications from BU academic departments for the 2022-23 academic year. Through the Emerging Scholars program, we seek to normalize the inclusion within our schools/colleges and departments of people who are underrepresented in the academy, including scholars from underrepresented […]