Equality Week 2021

UCC Equality Week 2020/21 (March 15-19)

Welcome to UCC's fifth annual Equality Week (#UCCEqualityWeek2021)!

We once again ave a broad range of events and hope that you will find something to pique your interest.    The events below touch on a variety of areas, including gender, race & ethnicity, LGBT+, disability, precarity of employment to name some.  The offerings also will range from introductory lunchtime sessions to in-depth explorations on the topics.

If you wish to be involved, please contact us at ediunit@ucc.ie

More details will be added as they become available.

Date/Time Title Presenters Organisers Link
15th 12-1 p.m. Conversations on Racism in Ireland Dr Amanullah De Sondy with guests Professor Kalpana Shankar from UCD, Moonyoung Hong from TCD and Rosemarie Maughan, National Traveller Accommodation Policy Officer with the Irish Traveller Movement Dr Amanullah De Sondy Zoom 
15th 1-2 p.m.

Lunchtime 101:

What is Bystander Intervention (1-1:30) &

DSS for Academics (1:30-2)


Kelsey Longe and Orna Little from The Chaplaincy join Prof. Louise Crowley in a conversation about the importance of Bystander Training

UCC DSS staff

Equality Committee Zoom 
16th Time 11 a.m. - 12 noon Gender, labour and precarity: oral history narratives A discussion on gender and precarity of employment with Dr Chiara Bonfiglioli with guests  Dr Chiara Bonfiglioli  Zoom 
16th 4 p.m. One Single Story
Dr Emma Hurley from UCC's Learning to Live, an Erasmus+ funded project, with guest
Dr Emma Hurley Zoom
17th St. Patrick's Day

18th 11 a.m.-12 noon Climate Change, Health and Vulnerability Dr Christie Godsmark, UCC, with respondent Dr Dug Cubie, UCC Equality Committee Zoom 
18th 1-2 p.m. Lunchtime 101 - Mobility DSS Staff UCC DSS Zoom 
18th 2-3 p.m. “Re-writing Algorithms for Just Recognition: from Digital Aural Redlining to Accent Activism” Prof. Nina Eidsheim, University of California, Los Angeles Dr Alexander Khalil, UCC Department of Music Teams - contact music@ucc.ie for link
18th 7:30 p.m. "And Then We Danced" Film screening and post-film discussion facilitated by James Mulvey from UCC’s Dept. of Film & Screen Media UCC LGBT+ Staff Network Eventbrite (register by 12noon on 18th)
19th 12-1 p.m. Screening of "White Horse" (by Shaun O'Connor) followed by talk "Attempting to ban so called ‘conversion therapy’ in Ireland" Shaun O'Connor and Senator Fintan Warfield UCC LGBT+ Staff Network Teams
19th 1-2 p.m. Lunchtime 101 - What is inclusion health? The Inclusion Health Research Group, CoMH Equality Committee Zoom 
19th 3-4 p.m. Reflections on Douglass Week Douglass Week organisers and guests Douglass Week Cork Zoom


Podcasts and event recordings can be viewed here.


Recipe Exchange

Food can be a strong cultural and ethnic bond.  Send in your favourite recipes from your childhood and we can explore eachother's culinary worlds.

Send your reciptes to ediunit@ucc.ie

Recommended Reads

Let us know what you have been reading from the world of Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging.  What books would you take on holiday with you?

For example, my recent reads include: Rising out of Hatred by Eli Saslow, Jews Don't Count by David Baddiel, The Spectrum of Sex by Hida Viloria and Gender Outlaw by Kate Bornstein

Send your suggestions to ediunit@ucc.ie

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Unit

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