iCommunicate Intercultural Trainings
ISSS (International Student & Scholar Services) offers 3 tracks of iCommunicate trainings. Request a training for your group, office or department. Open to all Penn students, scholars, faculty and staff.
March 12, 2021 10:00am to August 31, 2021 10:00am
THE POLITICAL SYSTEM: VOICE AND REPRESENTATION
Racism and Anti-Racism in Contemporary America: The Political System Panelists:Traci Burch, Associate Professor of Political Science, Northwestern UniversityVincent Hutchings, Diversity and Social Transformation Professor; Hanes Walton, Jr. Collegiate Professor of Political Science and Afroamerican and African Studies, University of MichiganMichael Jones-Correa, President’s Distinguished Professor of Political Science; Director, Center for the Study of Ethnicity, Race and Immigration, University of PennsylvaniaAdolph Reed, Professor Emeritus, Political Science Department, University of PennsylvaniaNicholas Valentino, Professor of Political Science and Media Studies, University of Michigan
April 21, 2021 5:00pm
Against the Grain Spring Speaker Series: in conversation with Sayeeda Rashid, Resource Director, Pennsylvania Immigration & Citizenship Coalition
Against the Grain Spring Speaker Series presents Sayeeda Rashid, Resource Director, Pennsylvania Immigration & Citizenship Coalition. Sayeeda Rashid is PICC’s Resource Director. She is a social worker, coalition builder, and a proud queer South Asian woman. Her commitment to social and economic equity took root during her early years as a first-generation Bangladeshi immigrant from Saudi Arabia and navigating the intricate systems of inner-city neighborhoods of New York. Sayeeda comes with a decade of experience across social services, local government, and academia, where she has worked with the underlying mission to strategically address systemic issues and create equitable change. Prior to joining PICC, she worked at the City of Philadelphia Office of LGBT Affairs developing city-wide initiatives, programs, and policies affecting LGBTQ communities. Sayeeda earned a Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership and a Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Mount Holyoke College. Hosted by ASAM and ASAM 104-401 Asian American Community
April 22, 2021 12:00pm
Gabrielle Hamilton - Kelly Writers House Fellow Visits
The 22nd year of Kelly Writers House Fellows will feature poet/activist Gabrielle Hamilton. During the visit a reading will take place on Monday at 6:30 PM. On Tuesday at 10 AM the Writers House will host a brunch followed by a one-hour interview/conversation; attendance for both programs is by rsvp only.
April 26, 2021 6:00pm to April 27, 2021 12:00pm
THE ONGOING STRUGGLE FOR RACIAL JUSTICE
Racism and Anti-Racism in Contemporary America: Conclusion Panelists:Michael Dawson, John D. MacArthur Professor of Political Science, University of ChicagoAkira Drake Rodriguez, Assistant Professor, City and Regional Planning, University of PennsylvaniaDan Gillion, Julie Beren Platt and Marc E. Platt Presidential Distinguished Professor of Political Science, University of PennsylvaniaBen Jealous, former National President & CEO of the NAACP; Visiting Scholar, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania
April 28, 2021 5:00pm
Momentum 2020: The Power of Penn Women
A three-day conference celebrating the power of Penn women. Join us on campus as alumni and Penn community members of all backgrounds and generations gather to learn, connect, and share how we are making an impact locally and globally.
October 1, 2021 8:00am to October 3, 2021 5:30pm