Colorado State University

10/10/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/10/2019 12:57

What to expect at CSU Diversity Symposium 2019

A featured session on Friday includes a panel discussion on anti-Semitism. The Oct. 18 session will cover a proposed action plan for preventing anti-Semitism on campus and includes panelists from the University and the Anti-Defamation League.

Crenshaw's event is ticketed and ticket holders will be seated first. While currently sold out, If extra space is available, people without tickets will be seated.

Monday, Oct. 14 (9 a.m. to 8 p.m.)

Assistant Vice President for Gender Equity Cori Wong shares lessons learned and the vision ahead for the Feminist Fight Club at CSU at 9 a.m. in LSC Ballroom D, followed by activities and sessions hosted by [email protected] members.

Kimberlé Crenshaw, a professor of law at UCLA and Columbia Law School, gives a keynote presentation on intersectionality at 6 p.m. in LSC Ballrooms C/D.

This talk is currently sold out. Attendees with tickets will be seated first. If extra space is available, people without tickets will be seated.

Tuesday, Oct. 15 (9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.)

CSU alumnus Arthur L. Valdez Jr. ('92), executive vice president and chief supply chain and logistics officer at Target, gives his keynote presentation at 11 a.m. in LSC Ballroom D. Lunch is provided.

At 4 p.m., in the LSC Theatre, the Career Center hosts 'Diversity Connect: An Inclusive Career Event, presented by Target.' This event offers CSU students, alumni, and student organizations an opportunity to make connections with employers interested in expanding their workforce by hiring CSU Rams from diverse backgrounds and traditionally underrepresented populations.

Wednesday, Oct. 16 (9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)

CSU Inspire is at 11:30 a.m. in LSC Ballroom D, which features talks by faculty and staff on research on diversity and inclusion in short, 8-minute presentations. Lunch is provided. Speakers include Roe Bubar, Helena Gardner, Kris Barz Mendonça, Patrice Palmer, Meg Skeehan and Caridad Souza.

CSU President Joyce McConnell and Vice President for Diversity Mary Ontiveros sit down for a fireside chat on diversity at 4 p.m. in the LSC Theatre.

Thursday, Oct. 17 (9 a.m. to 8 p.m.)

A keynote panel at 6:30 p.m. from the Race and Intersectional Studies for Educational Equity (RISE) Center discusses the need for educational partnerships, praxis, and radical leadership to transform education for intersectional racial justice and equity. An Education strand throughout the day hosts sessions that focus on diversity topics that are of interest and importance to educators.

Friday, Oct. 18 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Sessions cover a variety of diversity, equity, and inclusion topics ranging from social justice mediation to intersectional feminism.

The 'Preventing Anti-Semitism: Introduction to the Proposed Action Plan' is scheduled for 2:30-4 p.m. Lory Student Center Room 382. The session covers a proposed action plan for preventing anti-Semitism on campus and includes panelists from the University and the Anti-Defamation League.