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Additional events can be added to this calendar by submitting to the main Tufts Events Calendar. When you submit, be sure to select “Diversity and Inclusion” from the “Strategic Themes” drop-down category.” Past event recordings are available here.

Upcoming Events

Juneteenth 2024: A Day of Remembrance and Reflection
June 20, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m., Breed Memorial Hall, Medford, MA
Doors open (lunch served) at 12:30 p.m.

Featured Events

Tufts University Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration: “A Single Garment of Destiny”
January 31, 6:00–7:30 p.m., SEC Atrium, Medford, MA
Co-sponsored by the Office of the President, Africana Center, Tisch College of Civic Life, and University Chaplaincy

“Picturing Us: The Power of the Gaze,” A Conversation with Dr. Deb Willis
February 1, 12 – 1:30 p.m., Alumnae Lounge (40 Talbot Avenue, Medford, MA 02155)
Co-sponsored by Tufts University Art Galleries and SMFA 

As a kick-off to Black Legacy Month, join us for a conversation with renowned photographer, curator, artist, and academic Dr. Deb Willis on her work, Black visual culture, and the connection between images and Black joy, family, and womanhood. 

Inclusive Teaching Seminar Series: “Engaging in Difficult Conversations” with Dr. Liza Talusan 
February 6, 12–2:00 p.m., The Lantern Room (Joyce Cummings Center Rm. 601)
Co-sponsored by the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CELT) 

This interactive and practical workshop will explore how identity informs and impacts our teaching and learning environments and how to build effective strategies for navigating these tensions in our professional and personal spaces.

Rustin Film Screening
February 22, 6:00 p.m., Cabot ASEAN Auditorium
Co-sponsored by University Chaplaincy, Africana Center, Tisch College, and LGBT Center 

As a part of Black Legacy Month, we will be screening Rustin, the biopic based on Bayard Rustin, who helped Martin Luther King Jr. and others organize the March on Washington in 1963. As an openly gay Black man, Rustin’s legacy in the movement is often erased in history.