In February, ReelAbilities Film Festival returns to Columbus for its fifth year and shares diverse stories through the eyes of people with disabilities. The festival’s 14 films will be screened throughout January, March, May, July, September, and November. These events qualify toward DICE certification. More .
Thursdays starting Jan 18 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - Multicultural Center As part of the Multicultural Center, SUR is a student group designed for Latino males (although all are welcome). The purpose of SUR is to create a network of students, staff, and faculty that share a philosophy of support and brotherhood. Our ambitions are to challenge the status quo, establish an academic community, provide support to promote Latino academic success, and use mentorship to promote community. This event counts toward DICE certification. Questions .
Jan 18 - 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. - 130 Page Hall The 1963 report of the President’s Commission on the Status of Women recommended that “Paid maternity leave or comparable insurance benefits should be provided for women workers; employers, unions, and government should explore the best means of accomplishing this purpose.” Join this discussion of the issues surrounding creating this policy from two perspectives: city government and small business. This event counts toward DICE ceritification. More .
Jonathan Branfman didn’t just want parents to know it’s never too early to expose their children to topics of gender identity, romantic orientation and diversity. He wanted to create an easy way to do it. More .
Jan 18, 2018 - noon to 2 p.m. - Ohio Union The Women’s Place introduces Black Women Write (BWW), a collective that aims to provide support, encouragement, and care to black women writers across the university. Acknowledging the multidimensionality of writing, this collective welcomes academic writers engaging in research manuscripts, literary artists developing poetry and prose, program developers constructing grants, and more. BWW will offer a level of institutionalized support for black women working to maintain scholarly and creative excellence across the Ohio State campus. This event counts toward DICE certification. More .
The Advocates & Allies for Equity initiative continues to grow, building a cross-campus network of male Allies for equity at Ohio State. Facilitations/workshops are in the planning stages for spring semester. To engage your department/unit and help change the culture at Ohio State, contact the Women's Place .
Feb 20, 2018 - 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Longaberger House All Ohio State employees (men and women) are invited to celebrate Ohio State women at The Women’s Place 2018 Annual Women's Reception, featuring Clara Lee, plastic surgeon at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, associate professor in the College of Medicine and College of Public Health, and chair of the Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) Committee. Special guests include President Drake and Provost McPheron. This event counts toward DICE certification. More . Contact .
Dec 11 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. - OSU Steam Factory Male employees earn nearly $8,000 more than females. They’re doctors and teachers, food service workers and groundskeepers, artists and scientists, office assistants and child care workers. In nearly every profession and job category at Ohio State, women work side by side with men. But they’re not paid equally. Read more . Attend a free 2-hour salary negotiation workshop .
Nov 30 to Dec 2 - 8 p.m. - Barnett Theatre Combining her research of African-American culture with the art of dance, Crystal Michelle Perkins, an assistant professor and contemporary faculty in the Department of Dance, will showcase a powerful routine this weekend at the Faculty Concert. This event counts toward DICE certification. More .
Dec 4 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - Multicultural Center One of the most acclaimed films of the year and an Oscar nominee for Best Documentary, "I Am Not Your Negro" envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin's original words, spoken by Samuel L. Jackson and with a flood of rich archival material. This event counts toward DICE certification. More .