Lunch & Learn: Enslaved People Working at South Carolina College (now UofSC)
Friday, September 11, 2020 -- 11:00 am EST
Event Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rgXQiKlRWM
Jill Found, a doctoral candidate in the History Department, has spent her time at
UofSC researching the lived experiences of enslaved people on college campuses. Not
only has she served as a curator for the UofSC Center for Civil Rights History and
Research, she has had the opportunity to serve as a facilitator for The Welcome Table,
a program offered through the SC Collaborative for Race and Reconciliation. During
this program she will present her research about enslaved women working at South Carolina
College as a part of Family Weekend activities.
Title IX and Its Impact on Women’s Athletics
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 -- 6:00 pm EST
Teams Meeting with Live Q&A: http://ow.ly/LyKw50BSqDC
Dr. Erin Buzuvis, an expert on Title IX and women’s athletics, and Associate Dean
for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at Western New England University School
of Law, will speak about Title IX and how it has impacted women’s athletics at the
University of South Carolina.
“I Spy” Interpersonal Violence: Recognizing It and Preventing It
Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 - 4:00pm EST
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but at UofSC, it is referred to as Relationship
Violence Awareness Month. For this program, trained advocates from the Office of Sexual
Assault and Violence Intervention and Prevention will share examples of dating and
relationship violence seen in popular television programs. They will then identify
harmful behaviors and share suggestions and resources for how to keep you safe. Only available to UofSC Students, Faculty & Staff.
Lunch & Learn with the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs
October 27, 2020 -- 12:00 to 12:50 PM EST
Only available to UofSC Students, Faculty & Staff https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/fa38aa5aa5a346a0aabd7586cc354de1
What are the injustices and challenges facing women and non-binary students on today’s
university campus? How can student organizations support the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities?
Visit the online exhibition and learn how far we have come to achieve equal rights
for all students, and then participate in a discussion with the Office of Multicultural
Student Affairs about what steps need to be taken to help justice prevail.
*Canceled* Advocating for Women’s Rights on Social Issues: A Conversation with Alumnae Vickie
Eslinger and Malissa Burnette
UofSC Law School alumnae Malissa Burnette and Vickie Eslinger were mavericks during
their time at the University and are still today. In the early 1970s, both women advocated
for women on campus to have access to information about reproductive health options,
especially those who were raped. Today, they are both attorneys who practice in many
areas of the law including labor issues, as well as domestic relations. They will
speak about their time at UofSC and how they changed the culture of the campus to