Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Programming and Events

Upcoming Events:

Fall 2022

  • Dec. 1: Japan Club: Martial Arts Demonstration | 6 – 7 PM | Kethley 235
  • Dec. 2: NEA Big Read: Bolivar County Event Kick-Off | 10 AM – 5 PM | Union 1st Floor Lobby *Register for a FREE copy of Homegoing and a t-shirt*
  • Dec. 2: La Tertulia | 11 AM – 12 PM | Kethley 235
  • Until Dec. 9: “Students to Soldiers: Delta State College During World War II” Archives Exhibit | Delta State University Archives and Museum

Past Events:

Fall 2022

  • Aug. 25: Opening Reception for “Dar Salaam” Art Exhibit | Wright Art Center | 5-7 PM
  • Aug. 28: Community Memorial Event for Emmett Till | Drew, Mississippi | 10 AM – 2 PM
  • Sept. 3: Good News Gospel Festival | GRAMMY Museum Mississippi | 12 – 6 PM
  • Sept. 10: “A Day of Dialogue for Racial Healing and Relationship Building” | Calvary Episcopal Church | 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Sept. 14: Virtual Dementia Tour | Interprofessional Center for Empathetic-Action Simulative Education (EASE)™ | Kethley Hall | 10 AM – 6 PM
  • Sept. 15: World Afro Day | Union | 11 AM – 6 PM
  • Sept. 15: Refuge Film Screening and Q&A | Bologna Performing Arts Center | 6 PM
  • Sept. 28: “In Her Shoes” Domestic Violence Workshop | Multi-Purpose Room in Young-Mauldin Hall (Cafeteria) | 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
  • Oct. 12: Elotes (Mexican Street Corn) | 11 AM – 1 PM | The Quad
  • Oct. 13: Japan Outreach Initiative presents “Onigiri Action” | 11 AM – 2 PM | Union 1st Floor Lobby
  • Oct. 13: Okra OUT presents the Annual Okra OUT Drag Show | 6 – 8 PM | Jobe Hall Auditorium
  • Oct. 13: Stay Prayed Up Film Screening and Q&A | 6 PM | Bologna Performing Arts Center
  • Oct. 18: Okra OUT presents Movie and Pizza Night with But I’m a Cheerleader | 6 – 9 PM | Baioni Conference Center
  • Oct. 26: Okra OUT presents Brick by Brick: Censorship and the Policing of Queer Identity and Expressions in 21st Century Libraries with Kayla Martin-Gant | 3 PM | Capps Archives and Museum Building
  • Oct. 28: Japan Outreach Initiative presents “Onigiri Making” | 12 – 1 PM | Union 2nd Floor East Lobby
  • Nov. 1: Toil and Trouble: A Women’s History of the Occult Book Release and Signing | 7 PM | Jobe Hall Auditorium
  • Nov. 8: First-Generation College Celebration Networking Lunch | 12:15 – 1:30 PM | Union 2nd Floor East Lobby
  • Nov. 9: First-Generation College Celebration Engagement Tables | 10 AM – 2 PM | Union 1st Floor Lobby
  • Nov. 10: First-Generation College Celebration Screening of Personal Statement | 6 PM | Jobe Hall Auditorium
  • Nov. 17: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Meeting | 2 – 3 PM | Zoom
  • Nov. 18: La Tertulia | 11 AM – 12 PM | Kethley 235
  • Nov. 29: Japan Club: Martial Arts Demonstration | 3 – 4 PM | Kethley 235
  • Nov. 29: “Inclusive Leadership and Leading Diverse People” Guest Lecture by Carmela Montenegro | 6:30 PM
  • Nov. 30: Japanese Calligraphy Workshop | 2 – 3 PM | Union 2nd Floor East Lobby

Spring 2022

  • Feb. 1: Lunar New Year Celebration OPEN HOUSE | Capps Archives and Museum
  • Feb. 3: “State Control Over Women’s Bodies and Choices: What Mississippi Means for Abortion Access in America” presentation (virtual)
  • Feb. 8: Lunar New Year Celebration | Capps Archives and Museum
  • Feb. 10: Black History Month: “And Who is My Neighbor?”: Living and Nurturing a Passion for Justice and Inclusion (virtual)
  • Feb. 17: Black History Month: Winning the Race Ambassadors Present It’s Game Time | Union | 3 – 4 PM
  • Feb. 17: *Zoom* “State Control Over Women’s Bodies and Choices: What Mississippi Means for Abortion Access in America” presentation | 4 PM
  • Feb. 18: *Zoom* Monthly Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee meeting | 1 PM
  • Feb. 19: DSU Emmett Till History Field Trip | 9 AM – 4 PM
  • Feb. 21: *Zoom/FacebookLive* International Partner Spotlight: Universidade Evangélica de Goiás (Anápolis, Brazil) | 12 PM
  • Feb. 22: Mississippi Delta Civil Rights Resource Study Community Event | Delta Arts Alliance at 104 S. Court Street, Cleveland | 12 PM
  • Feb. 23: *Zoom* Safe Space: Pronouns and Names | 3:30 – 5 PM
  • Feb. 24: Black History Month: Dr. Joe W. Moore III musical performance | Jobe Hall Auditorium | 6 PM
  • Feb. 25: Black History Month: Harriet film screening | Jobe Hall Auditorium | 6:30 PM
  • Feb. 27: DSU Pride Alliance Meeting Brunch | Jobe Hall Auditorium | 11 AM – 1 PM
  • Mar. 7: The Office of Student Affairs in collaboration with the Office of Health and Counseling Services presents: Sex in the Dark | Union Room 302A | 6 PM
  • Mar. 9: Los Hermanos/The Brothers film screening and Q&A | Bologna Performing Arts Center | 7 PM
  • Mar. 24: Winning the Race Pep Rally | Bologna Performing Arts Center | 4:30 PM
  • Mar. 24: Never Say Die: The Story of East Side High film screening and panel discussion | Bologna Performing Arts Center | 6 PM
  • Mar. 27– 29: Winning the Race Conference
  • April 12-13: Sexual Assault Awareness Month: The Clothesline Project | Quad | 12-5 PM
  • April 13 –  Lily Topples the World film screening and Q&A | Bologna Performing Arts Center | 6 PM
  • April 18: Sexual Assault Awareness Month: The Hunting Ground film screening and discussion | Baioni Conference Center | 6 PM
  • April 19: Earth Day: “Recycle More, Recycle Right” with Jennifer Milner | 12:15 PM
  • April 19: National Poetry Month: Readings from Headless John the Baptist Hitchhiking with DSU’s own C.T. Salazar | Capps Archives Building | 7 PM
  • April 20: *virtual* Exchanges: Ideas, Cultures, and Languages from Around the World | 1 PM
  • April 20: Sexual Assault Awareness Month: “Light Up the Quad” | Quad | 7 PM
  • April 21-24: Annual Sammy O. Cranford Memorial History Lecture: “Detained in the Delta: Japanese American Incarceration Camps in World War II Arkansas” | Jobe Hall Auditorium | 7 PM
  • April 22: *virtual* Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Monthly Meeting | 1 PM
  • April 25: Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Lunch and Learn: “Healing and Supporting” | Baioni Conference Center | 12 PM
  • April 25: Neutral Ground film screening and Q&A | Bologna Performing Arts Center | 6 PM
  • April 27: “Searching for August Wilson’s Blues” with Prof. Don Allan Mitchell | Kethley 231 | 6 PM

Fall 2021

  • Oct. 21: Okra OUT
  • Oct. 22: La Tertulia | Kethley 235
  • Oct. 24 – 27: Southern Circuit Film Series: And So I Stayed  (virtual)
  • Nov. 4: French Connections: Cultural Mobility in North America and the Atlantic World, 1600-1875 book signing event with Dr. Andrew Wegmann | Roberts-LaForge Library
  • Nov. 5: Financial and Capital Access for Women of Color Small Business Owners Conference | Jacob Conference Center in Ewing Hall
  • Nov. 12: Exchanges (virtual)
  • Nov. 22: La Tertulia | Kethley 235

Spring 2021