Upcoming Workshops

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Professional Development


SJE Awareness  (offered at 2 locations)

Social Justice Education(SJE)is a professional development opportunity for UNH faculty, staff and graduate students to further their awareness, knowledge and skill sets allowing for critical analysis of the services we provide, and of the relational dynamics we seek in a diverse institution. We will explore “social justice” via personal and institutional lenses to analyze: power and privilege, discrimination and prejudice, inclusion and equity through the multiple social identities of race, gender, sexual orientation, class, nationality, ethnicity, size, ability (physical and mental), religion, etc. This process will include open and honest discussions, readings, and interactive/experiential activities in a respectful environment. 

UNH Manchester (in-person)
October 28, 2022, 9:00am-3:30pm,  lunch will be provided

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UNH Durham (on-line)
January 27, 2023, 9:00am-12:00noon
and February 3, 9:00am-12:00noon
(Participants must attend both sessions)

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Fatphobia 101: Examining Size Diversity and Weight Stigma in American Culture
November 17, 12:40-2:00pm (online) all are welcome

During this interactive workshop, we will explore the social, cultural and political implications of weight in our society. Topics covered will include: the facilitators’ personal experiences with this topic; size diversity and fat identity; fatphobic prejudice and systemic weightism in education, employment and medicine; the intersection of anti-fatness and anti-Blackness, fatphobia/looksism in media cultures and the Health at Every Size (HAES) movement. We will also examine how and why weight and weightism are key social justice issues of our time. Please bring your questions and comments!

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Additional workshops being planned:

January 2023, SJE Allyship (in-person) Durham campus
March 2023, SJE Allyship (2.5 hours) Online
April 2023, Discussion/workshop on Cisnormative (online, all campuses)
June 2023, SJE Action (3 hours) in-person, Durham campus