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LGBTQ+ Dating Relationships Workshop

This workshop invites participants to identify aspects of healthy and unhealthy dating relationships specifically within the LGBTQIA+ community. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the unique barriers to seeking help among LGBTQIA+ people who experience unhealthy relationships.
Open to all Yale students, faculty and staff. Food will be provided.
Note: This event will be used to prepare for a session at the True Colors Conference on March 20-21, 2020. Feedback welcomed!

Medical Mornings Lecture & Demo Series: The Brain Science of Addiction, Depression & Anxiety

Join us for a new lecture series for the community hosted by the Diversity Committee at the Yale School of Medicine! Each event is designed for families and involves a lecture by a Yale Medical School professor and hands-on health/science-related demonstrations by Yale medical students and organizations. Bring the whole family! This session will feature Dr. Nii Addy, Associate Professor of Psychiatry who focuses on neuroscience research of substance use, particularly in adolescents. He will be giving his talk: The Brain Science of Addiction, Depression & Anxiety.

"How to Make a Dress: Domestic Labor, Internationalism, and the Radical Pedagogy of Elizabeth Catlett"

In “How to Make a Dress,” Christina Heatherton examines the early life of legendary artist, Elizabeth Catlett. Tracing her lesser known path through Chicago’s South Side Community Arts Center and Harlem’s Washington Carver School during the Great Depression, and later, the Taller de Gráphica Popular, a Mexico City based internationalist art collective, Heatherton observes Catlett’s development as a radical artist and teacher.

Imagining a Future of Public Abundance

How can we imagine a future of public abundance? We are in a moment ripe with both possibility and danger. On the one hand, there has been a upsurge in efforts to provide and fund a broad range of public goods, evident in demands for free public higher education, mass transit, Medicare for All, Universal Pre-K, water rights and protections, reparations, the Green New Deal, public control of utilities, and many others. Moreover, privatization and market-based programs no longer have the same authority as catch-all solutions.

Journalism and Human Rights: Fighting Back Against Disinformation

The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs will host the Visiting Fellow Discussion Forum, “Journalism and Human Rights: Fighting Back Against Disinformation,” featuring journalist Maria Ressa. The talk will be moderated by Jackson Senior Fellow Amb. Harry Thomas.
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
Ressa has been a journalist in Asia for more than 30 years. In 2012, she co-founded, now one of the leading online news organizations in the Philippines. Previously, Ressa was CNN’s bureau chief in Manila and Jakarta.

Pan Asian American Heritage Month 2020 Keynote

Fierce activist and icon Cecilia Chung’s keynote for Pan Asian American Heritage Month 2020 is entitled, “View from the Intersection: How race and gender impact my American life.”

As an Asian transgender woman living with HIV, she is an internationally recognized civil rights leader and pioneer who has dedicated herself to ending stigma, discrimination, and violence in all communities. Cecilia’s life story was portrayed in the ABC miniseries, When We Rise.

Symposium: Women at the Dawn of History

In the patriarchal world of ancient Mesopotamia, women were often represented in their relation to men—as mothers, daughters, or wives—giving the impression that a woman’s place was in the home. But, as we explore in this symposium, they were also authors and scholars, astute business-women, sources of expressions of eroticism, priestesses with access to major gods and goddesses, and regents who exercised power on behalf of kingdoms, states, and empires.

Racial Capitalism and the U.S. Colonial Present A Roundtable Discussion with Jodi Byrd, Alyosha Goldstein, and Manu Karuka with Daniel HoSang and Lisa Lowe

In this roundtable, Jodi Byrd, Alyosha Goldstein, and Manu Karuka will discuss the ways that historical and ongoing settler colonialism enables and compels a rethinking of racial capitalism, particularly reflecting upon the challenges and opportunities of understanding the relations between settler colonialism, slavery and its afterlives, empire and racialized migration in the U.S. colonial present.
Supported by the Edward J and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund

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