Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Research Symposium
The annual symposium showcases the latest College of Information and Communications
research related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
2021 Symposium with Keynote Speaker Nikole Hannah-Jones
Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of the landmark 1619 Project, will be the
joint keynote speaker for the 2021 virtual Media & Civil Rights History Symposium
and the College of Information and Communications Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
2019 Symposium with Keynote Speaker Dr. Andrew C. Billings
This year’s event focused on social justice and youth education, civil rights history,
gender and race in sports, race, class, and sexuality in media and team sports, personality
biases in the workplace, and information access and social inclusion.
2018 Symposium with Keynote Speaker Dr. Nicole Cooke
Dr. Cooke's research focuses on diversity and social justice in librarianship. Cooke
is the 2017 recipient of the American Library Association Achievement in Library Diversity
Research Award and the 2016 recipient of the ALA Equality Award and the Larine Y.
Cowan Make a Difference Award for Teaching and Mentoring in Diversity.