Trans, GNC, and ally discussion group

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

A bi-weekly discussion group centered around allyship and supporting the Trans and GNC community. The group will meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of eachmonth. The first meeting of each month is open to the trans and GNC community & allies/accomplices. The second meeting will offer breakout sessions for cis folks/allies/accomplices and trans/gnc folks.



Fall Workshop: Teaching in a World of Controversy: Fostering Respectful Dialogue in All Disciplines

Monday, September 9, 2019

This University of Minnesota workshop will be presented by the Academy of Distinguished Teachers on Friday, September 27, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the Mississippi Room, 3rd floor of Coffman Memorial Union, Minneapolis East Bank campus. View the agenda and register (no later than Sept. 20) at


The Critical Disability Studies Collective (CDSC) is hosting a reading group

Monday, September 9, 2019

Please join us for our first reading group of the school year!

Friday September 27, 12pm - 2pm in the Crosby Room of Northrop.
We will be reading and discussing the 2017 Lateral Forum conversation between Julie Avril Minich, Jina B. Kim, and Sami Schalk to help us explore what we mean when we say "Critical" Disability Studies.
News and Information

Gabel discusses first day of school, diversity and the next steps of renaming conversation

Monday, September 9, 2019

In her first monthly sit down with the Minnesota Daily, President Joan Gabel discussed promoting diversity, student mental health and the next steps in the process of reckoning with the University's history.  

Read the full MN Daily interview and story here.