Upcoming OIE Events

March 3, 2021

Join OIE on 3/1 at 12pm for Reel Life, a film and tv discussion series focusing on social issues. On 3/1, we will be discussing One Night in Miami. Watch the film (if you haven’t already) and join us via Zoom (password UNCG-OIE) for the discussion! 

One Night in Miami is a film adaptation of a play written by Kemp Powers detailing a fictitious evening involving the real life friendship between Malcolm X, Jim Brown, Mohammed Ali, and Sam Cooke on the night of February 25th, one year before X’s assassination.

March 4, 2021

Join us via Zoom on 3/4 at 5pm for a KaleidoSCOPE CommUNITY Dialogue: Addressing Equitable Access

This CommUNITY Dialogue will be discussing the importance of equitable resources related to accessibility.

March 8, 2021

For questions regarding the ILC, reach out to Jason Hamilton.

March 9, 2021

Join OIE on 3/9 at 2pm for Reel Life, a film and tv discussion series focusing on social issues. On 3/9, we will be discussing Parasite. Watch the film (if you haven’t already) and join us via Zoom (password UNCG-OIE) for the discussion!

Parasite, Academy award winner of the Best Foreign Language Film, follows the relationship between two South Korean families. Wealth disparity, greed, capitalism, and imperialism are among some of the major themes throughout this film.

Join us via Zoom on 3/9 at 3pm for a KaleidoSCOPE CommUNITY Dialogue: Addressing the Effects of Femicide

This CommUNITY Dialogue will be acknowledging the violence committed against women solely because of their gender identity.

March 15, 2021

Join the Office of Intercultural Engagement as we celebrate Women’s History Month with Dr. Diya Abdo. 

Dr. Abdo is the Director of The Center for New North Carolinians at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. A second-generation Palestinian refugee, born and raised in Jordan, Dr. Abdo’s teaching, research, and scholarship focus on Arab women writers and Arab and Islamic feminisms with a particular interest in Arab women writers, narrative strategies, life writing, and the cross-cultural translation of autobiography. She has also published poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction. The talk will focus on Dr. Abdo’s own experiences with the gendered politics of identity, belonging, transgression, and vocation in the Arab world and America.

Join us via Zoom on March 15 at 6:30pm.

March 18, 2021

The Office of Intercultural Engagement is excited to be offering “Student Safe Zone: So You Want To Be An Ally?” on March 18th at 7PM via Zoom

This workshop/dialogue is an exciting student-centered version of our Safe Zone program and contains materials from all three levels of our Safe Zone program. This program is for all interested students!

Join us via Zoom on 3/18 at 5pm for a KaleidoSCOPE CommUNITY Dialogue: Performative Activism

This CommUNITY Dialogue will be unpacking performative activism and its effects on social justice movements.

Faculty/Staff Safe And Trans Zone
SafeZone creates a network of allies who promote a campus environment that is open and welcoming to all LGBTQ students.

In the current online working format as a result of COVID-19, we have taken our Safe Zone Training Online. 

UNC Greensboro is proud to offer a three-part Safe Zone Training Program for both faculty/staff and various delivery options for students. Each workshop builds upon knowledge gained from the previous workshop. After completing these workshops, participants will receive a sticker as an outward display of their commitment to inclusion. 

Our new Safe and Trans Zone format is available via Canvas Course. You will need to log in to Canvas using your UNCG credentials, and use the link below to enroll in the course. If you have already completed Safe Zone 1.0 or 2.0, you can complete those quizzes to move on to Trans Zone.

You can also find supplementary assignments under the ‘Assignments’ tab on the left-hand sidebar.

Access Safe and Trans Zone Online, here!

In addition, we will be offering our faculty/staff Safe and Trans Zone Trainings live online following our in-person schedule, listed below.

  • Safe Zone 1.0
    • January 26, 2021, 9am-12:30pm
    • February 23, 2021, 1:30pm-5pm
  • Safe Zone 2.0
    • March 18, 2021, 9:30am-1pm
  • Trans Zone
    • February 19, 2021, 9:30am-1pm
    • April 8, 2021, 9am-12:30pm

Register here!

March 22, 2021

For questions regarding the ILC, reach out to Jason Hamilton.

March 24, 2021

Join us via Zoom on 3/24 at 4pm for a KaleidoSCOPE CommUNITY Dialogue: What is Inclusive Feminism?

This CommUNITY Dialogue will be unpacking the concept of inclusive feminism and how to be an advocate for it.

March 29, 2021

Join OIE on 3/29 at 1pm for Reel Life, a film and tv discussion series focusing on social issues. On 3/29, we will be discussing Bridgerton. Watch the series (if you haven’t already) and join us via Zoom (password UNCG-OIE) for the discussion!

Bridgerton is a regency era tale about eight siblings in a close knit family based on the books by Julia Quinn. In this Netflix adaptation themes of love, desire, sexuality, class, gender, race, and abuse are weaved together over the course of eight episodes.

April 1, 2021

Join us via Zoom on 4/1 at 4pm for a KaleidoSCOPE CommUNITY Dialogue: Addressing Dietary Options

This CommUNITY Dialogue will be unpacking dietary options and how accessible they are.

April 5, 2021

For questions regarding the ILC, reach out to Jason Hamilton.

April 8, 2021

Faculty/Staff Safe And Trans Zone
SafeZone creates a network of allies who promote a campus environment that is open and welcoming to all LGBTQ students.

In the current online working format as a result of COVID-19, we have taken our Safe Zone Training Online. 

UNC Greensboro is proud to offer a three-part Safe Zone Training Program for both faculty/staff and various delivery options for students. Each workshop builds upon knowledge gained from the previous workshop. After completing these workshops, participants will receive a sticker as an outward display of their commitment to inclusion. 

Our new Safe and Trans Zone format is available via Canvas Course. You will need to log in to Canvas using your UNCG credentials, and use the link below to enroll in the course. If you have already completed Safe Zone 1.0 or 2.0, you can complete those quizzes to move on to Trans Zone.

You can also find supplementary assignments under the ‘Assignments’ tab on the left-hand sidebar.

Access Safe and Trans Zone Online, here!

In addition, we will be offering our faculty/staff Safe and Trans Zone Trainings live online following our in-person schedule, listed below.

  • Safe Zone 1.0
    • January 26, 2021, 9am-12:30pm
    • February 23, 2021, 1:30pm-5pm
  • Safe Zone 2.0
    • March 18, 2021, 9:30am-1pm
  • Trans Zone
    • February 19, 2021, 9:30am-1pm
    • April 8, 2021, 9am-12:30pm

Register here!

April 13, 2021

Join us via Zoom on 4/13 at 5pm for a KaleidoSCOPE CommUNITY Dialogue: Unpacking Colorism

This CommUNITY Dialogue will be addressing the historical significance and impact of colorism on communities of color.

April 19, 2021

For questions regarding the ILC, reach out to Jason Hamilton.

Join us via Zoom on 4/20 at 3pm for a KaleidoSCOPE CommUNITY Dialogue: Unpacking the Stigmas of Masculinity.

This CommUNITY Dialogue will be examining the stigmas and stereotypes rooted in masculinity.