Diversity Symposium

March 15, 2018 and March 16, 2018

Diversity Symposium Poster

Event title: Diverse Disciplines, Inclusive Institutions: Rethinking our Academic Agendas
Dates: Thursday, March 15 and Friday, March 16


Keynote address 
Thursday, March 15, 3:30-5pm
Holloway Hall

Aldon Morris (Northwestern University), "W. E. B. Du Bois at the Center: From Science, Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter"

Reception to follow

Panel discussions

Friday, March 16
Lower West Oval Room, the Rotunda

10:00 – 11:45 am: Diversity and Disciplines
Sebastián Gil-Riaño (University of Pennsylvania)
Aldon Morris (Northwestern University)
Robert Vitalis (University of Pennsylvania)
Moderators: Rose Buckelew (University of Virginia) and Sabrina Pendergrass (University of Virginia)

12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 – 2:45pm: Inclusivity and Institutions
Marybeth Gasman (University of Pennsylvania)
John Fitzgerald Gates (University of Virginia)
Patricia Matthew (Montclair State University)
Moderator: Josipa Roksa (University of Virginia)

3:15-5pm: Diversity and Inclusion at UVA: Perspectives from Grounds
Undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty discuss diversity initiatives and challenges

Free and open to the public.
program online: sociology.virginia.edu


The symposium is made possible by the generous support of the Directors of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Virginia,  the  Power, Violence, and Inequality Initiative (PVI), the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies and the Department of Sociology.


Key Speaker/Guest of Event: 
Aldon Morris
Affliation/Title of Key Speaker/Guest: 
Professor, Northwestern University
Event Location: 
Holloway Hall
Date of event: 
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 3:30pm