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Race In America: An Interdisciplinary Lecture Series : , 12:00 pm

Sep 25, 2020

The first Race in America lecture series event this semester will be a talk given by Dr. Whitney Pirtle from the University of California, Merced on Sept. 25 at noon via webex. Her talk is entitled, “Racial Capitalism and Related Fundamental Causes of COVID-19 Health Inequities.” All you need to do...

Gender Studies: Two night event celebrating the 19th Amendment : , 6:00 pm

Sep 23, 2020 - Sep 24, 2020

Gender Studies is planning a two night event focused upon the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, a speaker followed by a film screening. Both will be Webex events. Registration information is included on the attached flyer. On September 23 at 6 pm, Jennifer Riley Collins,...

Bracing For & Embracing the Fall as a Blkademic : , 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sep 15, 2020

Recognizing the unique vulnerabilities Black academics (Blkademics) are facing in the current sociopolitical and campus climate, this interactive webinar will provide attendees with practical strategies to help them as they begin the fall semester. By increasing awareness, reflecting on holistic...

Equity and Inclusion: Train the Trainer Sessions :

Sep 15, 2020

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion has rescheduled the Train the Trainer session focused on Equity and Inclusion for September 15th & 16th.  Led by Dr. Kumea Shorter-Gooden, these sessions are geared towards creating pathways that cultivate learning and catalyze equity and...

Overcoming Academic Perfectionism : , 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Sep 10, 2020

Do you struggle to share your writing at early stages because it’s not perfect? Do you find yourself devastated by criticism of your work? Do you beat yourself up every time the tiniest thing goes wrong? If any of these things sound familiar, CONGRATULATIONS! You’re a perfectly normal perfectionist...

“Politics isn’t pretty, so why must she be?” : Turner Wingo Auditorium 1050 Old Main Academic Center , 6:00 pm

Mar 19, 2020

To Celebrate 100 Years of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment, The Gender Studies Program will host “Politics isn’t pretty, so why must she be?” on March 19, 2020 at 6 PM in the Turner Wingo Auditorium in Room 1050, Old Main Academic Center.  The Guest Speaker is Jennifer Riley Collins, an army...

Special Guest Seminar: Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness : Old Main Academic Center Room 3320 , 3:30 pm

Mar 16, 2020

As part of the university-wide conversation about teaching evaluations, the Provost’s Office and CTL are sponsoring Dr. Ginger Clark from the University of Southern California. She will speak about how USC reformed the process of teaching assessment and has become a national leader in assessing...

14 years of fun: MSU Libraries again hosts Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival, Gatsby Gala :

Feb 27, 2020 - Feb 29, 2020

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University’s Mitchell Memorial Library is bringing the late 19th and early 20th centuries to life during the 14th annual Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival. Taking place Feb. 27-29, the festival kicks off on the 27th with the seventh annual Gatsby...

State of Black Men Symposium : Colvard Student Union , 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Feb 18, 2020

STARKVILLE, Miss.—In celebration of Black History Month, Mississippi State’s Men of Excellence student organization is presenting its bi-annual State of Black Men Symposium Tuesday [Feb. 18] at Colvard Student Union. Themed “Breaking Barriers But Accepting Challenges,” the daylong program is free...

Dr. Latoya Eaves, Middle Tennessee State University - 'Drapetomania and the Liberatory Practices of Black Place-making' : 216 Hilbun Hall , 3:00 pm

Feb 07, 2020

Dr. LaToya Eaves, Middle Tennessee State University. 'Drapetomania and the Liberatory Practices of Black Place-making'. 3 PM, Friday 2/7, 216 Hilbun Hall.

Black Faculty and Staff Mixer : Barnes and Noble Cafe , 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Feb 06, 2020

In celebration of Black History Month, Mississippi State's Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion is sponsoring a Black Faculty and Staff Mixer. Designed to strengthen connections among members of the Bulldog family who work on campus, the networking event takes place at the café inside...

MSU Faculty Book Talk: Braden Leap : Honors Forum Room (Room 401) on the fourth floor of Griffis Hall - 500 Bailey Howell Drive, Mississippi State, MS 39762 , 4:00 pm

Jan 22, 2020

Is society headed toward inevitable, irrevocable collapse because of climate change? Maybe. Can anything be done in the meantime as our lives and communities are disrupted by shifting climatological conditions? In his book "Gone Goose," MSU Assistant Professor of Sociology Braden Leap explores what...

Spring General Faculty Meeting : Colvard Student Union, Foster Ballroom, Section U , 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Jan 22, 2020

The spring meeting of the General Faculty at Mississippi State will include reports on topics of general interest to the university community from President Mark E. Keenum, Provost and Executive Vice President David Shaw, Interim Vice President for Research and Economic Development Julie Jordan,...

26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast and Day of Service : The Mill at MSU, Conference Center , 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Jan 20, 2020

MSU’s  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast and Day of Service event is sponsored by the Office of the President, Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Holmes Cultural Diversity Center, and the university’s Division of Student...

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