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Diversity Committee

Diversity Schedule of Events

The UT Libraries Diversity Committee hosts and participates in a number of campus-wide activities to promote civility and awareness of diversity issues.

Fall Semester 2018

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Lunch and Learn

The UT Libraries Diversity Committee is hosting a series of facilitated lunchtime discussions on how to comfortably dialogue about diversity and inclusion. The discussions are open to all.

Lunch and Learn: The Life of Student Athletes
Wednesday, September 19
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Room 213 @ Hodges Library
Discussion Facilitated by Dr. Joe Scogin and Kayla Smith

Discussion will explore the challenges facing student athletes.


Lunch and Learn: Coming Out
Thursday, October 11
12:00pm – 1:30pm
International House Great Room
Conversation panelists to be announced soon.

Organized by the UT Libraries Diversity Committee and the UT Pride Center, a panel of individuals will share their experiences on National Coming Out Day.


International Festival

Friday, September 21 10:00am – 2:00pm
Pedestrian Walkway

The Libraries Diversity Committee will be participating with a booth at the UT International Festival organized by the International House. Join us on the pedestrian walkway to celebrate international cultures with food, music, dance, art, and other activities. Stop by the Libraries booth to learn about where our international students are from and where our students travel to and sample candy from these cultures.


Culture Corner
Fall 2018 theme “Safe Space and Brave Spaces!”

Located on the first floor of Hodges Library in the galleria, the goal of the Culture Corner is to explore issues of race, language, and global politics using the library’s research collections. Each semester, the Culture Corner showcases a different topic.

Past Events: 2017-20182016-20172015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014 | 2012-2013

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