Schedule of Events

We are building our Fall 2021 events page. Please visit our page later this summer!

Note: The Office of Equity and Inclusivity (Asbell Center, Center for Spirituality and Social Justice, Office of LGBTQ Services, Popel Shaw Center for Race and Ethnicity, and the Women's and Gender Resource Center) has selected a programming theme for the 2021-2022 academic year: Criminal (In)Justice. Watch for specially designated programming on this topic.

Watch for more information about Building Campus Inclusion Week, September 20-24.

Fall 2020 Faculty Research Lunches
12:00-1:00 p.m
Join us and learn about exciting research by Dickinson faculty and staff, followed by time for Q&A. Lunch is provided. Cosponsored by the WGRC and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

  • Tuesday, September 28, Prof. Ellen Gray (Music)
  • Tuesday, October 26, Prof. Susan Perabo (Creative Writing)
  • Thursday, November 18, Prof. Chelsea Skalak (English)

Sadie Alexander and the Use of Federal Job Guarantees to Address Racial Discrimination in Employment
Thursday, September 23
Nina Banks, Bucknell University

With the Clarke Forum.

Policing the Second Amendment: Guns, Law Enforcement and the Politics of Race
Wednesday, September 29
Jennifer Carlson, University of Arizona

With the Clarke Forum. An OEI Criminal (In)Justice Program.

Decolonizing Mental Health: An Alumna’s Journey
Thursday, October 14
12:00-1:15 p.m.
HUB side rooms 204 and 205

Alison Gerig, LCSW, Class of 1994, will discuss her journey after Dickinson and discuss her practice of decolonizing mental health by applying anti-racist and anti-oppression lenses to psychology. From 2007-2018, Alison was the executive director of Therapy Center of Philadelphia that provides affordable therapy to low-income women and trans communities. As an historically white feminist organization, Alison laid the framework for the agency to strive for trans and racial equity and they continue on this journey today. Pick up your lunch in the Caf and join us! Cosponsored by Sociology, the Office of LGBTQ Services, and the Women’s and Gender Resource Center.

Seeking Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
Tuesday, October 26
Elizabeth Rule, George Washington University

With the Clarke Forum. An OEI Criminal (In)Justice Program.

One Love Escalation Workshop
Thursday, October 28
12-1:15 p.m.
Location TBD

Lauren Strunk, Executive Director of the Wellness Center, will facilitate the One Love Escalation Workshop. This workshop offers the authentic depiction of unhealthy behavior escalating into violence to help attendees understand and recognize the early signs of relationship abuse. Lunch is provided. Cosponsored by the WGRC, the Wellness Center, and the Office of Title IX and Sexual Respect.