Events

Tuesday, March 23

Mount Holyoke Sign for Generic Use

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BOOM! Building on Our Momentum Learning Conference, an opportunity to engage in the work of diversity, equity and inclusion in all its manifestations. ...

Film Screening: Coded Bias

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In an increasingly data-driven, automated world, the question of how to protect individuals’ civil liberties in the face of artificial intelligence looms...

Virtual Event
Christian Cross

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The forty-day period (excluding Sundays) of prayer, repentance and self-denial that precedes Easter. (Western Churches).

COVID-19 Testing Center Open Hours

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The testing center follows the College’s holiday, break and adverse weather closing and delay schedules.

Building On Our Momentum (BOOM!): Community Day 2021

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Building On Our Momentum (BOOM!): Community Day 2021

9am
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In Solidarity: A Vigil for the those targeted by Anti-Asian and Gender 
Based Violence

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In this year's opening to Building On Our Momentum (BOOM!): Community Day, we will come together for a gathering space and vigil addressing the heartbreaking...

9am
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Opening of BOOM!: Community Day 2021  In Solidarity: A Vigil for the those targeted by Anti-Asian and Gender Based Violence

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In this year's opening to Building On Our Momentum (BOOM!): Community Day, we will come together for a gathering space and vigil addressing the heartbreaking...

9am
Virtual Event
Audre’s Lessons

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A workshop on the life and teachings of Black lesbian feminist, Audre Lorde. We will explore the gifts ancestor Audre Lorde has given us that has touched us...

10am
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Doing Anti-Racism Work and Addressing Intergenerational Trauma

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Race-based trauma has extremely harmful effects to all those who experience it. The consistent rise of attacks against individuals based upon their...

10am
Virtual Event
Faculty and Staff Facts in a Flash: Creating Accessible Learning Environments

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Students living with disabilities, who are admitted to the University, are required to meet the same rigorous standards for admission as all other students....

10am
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LGBTQ Alum Oral History Project with Archives and Special Collections

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“Live into who you are unapologetically. Find people who will support and care for you,” Joanne Brown, class of 1975, advises current Mount Holyoke students...

10am
Virtual Event
Redefining Wellness, Care and Access: Disabled Community-Building and Worldmaking

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We are everywhere - disabled, sick, mad, crip, neurodivergent, wobbly, lopsided, drooling, flapping, rocking. Yet we often move through the world alone,...

10am
Virtual Event
Sharing Narratives: Building Allies in Combating Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia with Dr. Amer Ahmed and Rabbi Josh Lesser

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An important element of diversity that is often overlooked in higher education institutions is the need to create intentional policies and practices that...

10am
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TLI Boom! Event: Beyond the Pipeline: Inclusive Environments in STEM with Dr. Alycia Mosley Austin

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A BOOM session for faculty, sponsored by the Teaching and Learning Initiative.

10am
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The Bystander Imperative (student-only session)

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In this session, participants will learn about personal, professional, and organizational equity dimensions. They will identify their personal roadblocks to...

10am
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Understanding Race and Racism

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Through participating in this workshop, participants will gain foundational skills to assist them in their journey towards being antiracist by: reflecting on...

10am
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We Are Our Ancestor’s Wildest Dreams: Applying to Graduate School as a BIPOC Student

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Are you thinking about graduate school but unsure whether it’s right for you? Do you have concerns about the experiences you might have to navigate as a...

10am
Virtual Event
Filmmaker Q&A: Coded Bias with Shalini Kantayya

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Mount Holyoke's Computer Science department welcomes filmmaker, Shalini Kantayya to a very special discussion about her film, Coded Bias. This is being...

11am
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Come in, We're Open

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Sign up on Pathways for a drop-in meeting with a member of the AccessAbility Services team! Pathways appointments are not able to schedule less than 15...

11:30am
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Chinese Language Table

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The Chinese Language Table is an informal weekly meeting where students can practice speaking Chinese in a casual context with other students and Chinese...

11:30am
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STEMPOC, Learning in a Pandemic

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This event will consist of three elements. First, STEMPOC (People of Color in STEM) students, and STEM faculty and staff will engage in an icebreaker event....

12pm
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TLI BOOM! Event: Decolonizing the Disciplines with Riché Barnes, Renae Brodie, Liz Markovits, and Karen Remmler

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A BOOM session for faculty and staff only, sponsored by the Teaching and Learning Initiative.

1:30pm
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"Bottom Rung Laborers": Black Women’s Subordination and Exploitation in American Academia

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What, to Black women, is the doctorate? Is it a marker of intellectual prowess, an access point for the proverbial seat at the table, or perhaps a reminder...

2pm
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Are You Awake, Woke Or Are You Doing The Work? Developing Strategies Towards Being More Than Just An Ally

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During this workshop, participants will gain practical skills and learn strategies necessary in creating their own individual action plan for equity and...

2pm
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Ser Artista: Centering Wellness Through Artistic Practice

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This session, with singer-songwriter, poet, filmmaker, scholar, and educator Doctora Xingona Diana Alvarez will center collective wellness and liberation...

2pm
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Shared Past: A Personal Reflection on Enslaved Ancestors and the Legacy of Plantations with Haydel descendants

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The Whitney Plantation located in New Orleans, Louisiana is one of the only living historical monuments that tells the story of slavery from the experience...

2pm
Virtual Event
The Betty Shabazz Cultural Center Open Hours

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As the first cultural center on campus, The Betty Shabazz, commonly known as the "Betty", assists and supports students who identify within the African...

2pm
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The Bystander Imperative (faculty and staff session)

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In this session, participants will learn about personal, professional, and organizational equity dimensions. They will identify their personal roadblocks to...

2pm
Virtual Event
The Eliana Ortega Cultural Center Open Hours

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The Eliana Ortega, known as the "Ortega" serves as a home away from home for students within the Latinx diaspora. Alisa Lopez ’22, Cultural Center Assistant...

2pm
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Tuesday Crafternoon: Zines

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Melina Baron-Deutsch '16 will lead a crafternoon workshop on zines. Melina will be able to share the history of zines, particularly about how they are used...

2pm
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How Does Your Life Bear the Fruit of your Politics aka Do You Have an Anti-racist Practice?

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Anti-racism is a skill and a practice. It requires honesty, the willingness to unlearn and confront power. Do you consider yourself an anti-racist? Do you...

3pm
Virtual Event
TLI BOOM! Event: Racial Equity Research and Action Grants program: Developing Your Proposal with Liz Markovits and Dyan Wiley

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A BOOM session for faculty and staff, sponsored by the Teaching and Learning Initiative.

3pm
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Truth and Racial Healing for Loving and Sustainable Futures

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Join us for a conversation with Dr. Kaiwipunikauikawēkiu “Punihei” Lipe and Matthew Kamakani Lynch from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa as they discuss...

3pm
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BOOM:Community Day 2021 Keynote with Clint Smith: How the Word is Passed

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We welcome Clint Smith, gifted spoken word poet and academician, as the keynote speaker for our 5th annual Building On Our Momentum (BOOM!) 2021 learning...

4:30pm
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Living with Chronic Illness

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Join this weekly informal discussion group where students can connect with and support each other around Living With Chronic Illness. Open to currently...

4:30pm
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The Asian Center for Empowerment (ACE) Open Hours

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The Asian Center for Empowerment, commonly known as the "ACE", serves as a space that provides support, education, community, and a meeting spot for students...

4:30pm
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Spanish Mentor Hour with Lili Paxton

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¡Hola! I am Lili Paxton, a senior studying International Relations and Spanish. I spent my junior year abroad in Seville, Spain (until March…) where I...

5pm
Virtual Event
Arabic Language Table

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The Arabic Language Table is an informal weekly meeting where students can practice speaking Arabic in a casual context with other students and Arabic faculty.

6pm
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Russian Vernissage/Table

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Russian Vernissage/Table is an informal weekly meeting for students to practice speaking Russian in a casual context with their language assistant and...

6pm
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Frances Perkins Monologues

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This event will be presented as part of BOOM’s opening night. The FP Monologues is an annual Frances Perkins Scholars tradition, and the community's chance...

6:30pm
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Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During this Crisis and the Next

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We are honored to welcome Dean Spade in conversation with activist Taylor Alxndr of Southern Fried, Queer Pride and Smith College Professor, Jina Kim for our...

8pm
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Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity in Times of Crisis with Dean Spade, Taylor 
Alxndr, Jina Kim and Prentis Hemphill

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We are honored to welcome Dean Spade in conversation with activist Taylor Alxndr of Southern Fried, Queer Pride and Smith College Professor, Jina Kim for our...

8pm
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Korean Q & A

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Hi, everyone! My name is Clare Heywood, but in Korean class I normally go by 수정 (Soojung). I am an East Asian studies major, here at Mount Holyoke College in...

8:10pm
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The Unity Center Open Hours

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The Unity Center welcomes students with a variety of identities, specifically those who identify as First-Generation/Low-Income students. Zena Alhaj ’22,...

9pm
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Tuesday, March 23