Critical Conversations with Robert Shibley

Mell Classroom Building at Ralph B. Draughon Library - Room 2550

Robert L. Shibley\, executive director of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education\, or FIRE\, and advocate of first amendment rights and civil liberties in higher education\, will address the critical role of free speech on campus. \'As a staunch advocate of free speech in higher education\, Robert Shibley brings an important...

Intellectual Diversity and Free Expression of Ideas on College Campuses

Mell Classroom Building at Ralph B. Draughon Library - Room 2550

Peter W. Wood is president of the National Association of Scholars. He is the author of A Bee in the Mouth: Anger in America Now (2007)\, Diversity: The Invention of a Concept (2003)\, and The Architecture of Intellectual Freedom (2016). He is co-author What Does Bowdoin Teach? (2013)\, Common Core:...

Discussion of Chinese Ethnic Groups

Student Center Room 2222

Ying Xiong will discuss the 56 Chinese ethnic groups\, each of which has their own distinctive culture\, religion and even language\, yet depend on one another. This discussion will address how communication and interaction among these various ethnic groups contribute to the diversity of Chinese culture. Refreshments will be served...

Domestic Violence Does Not Discriminate

Mell Classroom Building Room 4510

The purpose of this workshop is to spark conversations and highlight the various challenges of people across the social categorizations of gender\, sexuality\, and nationality statuses in regard to encountering interpersonal <span class=\'highlight\'>violence</span> within the home\, typically involving a spouse or partner. Short videos that cover these topics will be...

“Bia-Ish: Confronting Biases LGBTQ+ Focused” `

Student Center Room 2103

The session will feature speaker Unity Walker, the advisor of Spectrum Auburn's Gay-Straight Alliance LGBT+ Activism and the advocacy coordinator of Auburn University Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence. The session will focus on displaying information on terms of the LGTBQ+ community, awareness of words used for inclusive habits, self-reflection on experiences...

Bridging the Gap for Low-Income Students in Elite Colleges

Mell Classroom Building at Ralph B. Draughon Library - Room 2550

First-generation college student, sociologist, and Harvard University assistant professor and author Anthony Jack will speak on campus Nov. 7 to discuss his research on experiences of low-income students within the academy, and his new prize-winning book The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Disadvantaged Students. This series explores how...

Chipotle Benefit Night

Chipotle 346 W. Magnolia Ave, Auburn

Auburn University’s Office of Inclusion and Diversity, or OID, will host several events in the coming weeks in honor of October’s status as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

2020 Women of Distinction Awards

Online Event

The Office of Inclusion and Diversity will recognize a group of women for their excellent leadership abilities at the 2020 Women of Distinction Awards ceremony. These women were nominated by their peers on the basis of achievements, influence on other women, creative and innovative leadership within and beyond Auburn University.