DEI Presentations & Recordings

The Division for Equity and Inclusion offers several programs and resources targeted at specific populations. Below find links to programming from DEI and its partners.


- As part of Women's History Month, DEI hosted the Diversity Dialogue webinar: "Why measures against sexual violence in academia need to become DEI-informed,” a conversation with guests Drs. Gabriela Torres and Nelia Viveiros, at noon on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Building on feminist governance, anti-racist, and alternative dispute resolution principles (Ahmed, 2021; Holland et al., 2018; Gómez, 2019), as well as research findings on BIPOC and SOGIE responses to sexual harassment interventions (Brubaker, 2017; Cantalupo, 2019; Gómez, 2021), the speakers will discuss the impact of separate and unequal institutional response to sexual harassment and racial bias in higher education, and suggest ways -- grounded in their leadership experience -- to bring about organizational change grounded in institutional courage (Freyd, 2014).


11/17/2021 -  As part of American Indian Heritage Month, DEI and our partners hosted a webinar More Than Words: Beyond Land Acknowledgements, featuring American Indian university leaders Drs. Tiffany Lee, Leola Paquin and Lani Tsinnajinnie who discussed land acknowledgements, how UNM’s was developed, and why they should be honored. Pamela Agoyo, Director of American Indian Student Services and Special Assistant to the President for American Indian Affairs moderated the panel, the second installment in our monthly Diversity Dialogue Webinar Series:

10/12/2021 - DEI and its partners hosted a webinar for Hispanic Heritage Month Diversity Dialogues: Resiliency through Culture featuring Hispanic/Latinx university leaders discussing their paths through academia and how they have leveraged their culture to survive and thrive. 


10/7/21 - UNM English Department in partnership with the National Hispanic Cultural Center present the Tenth Annual Rudolfo and Patricia Anaya Lecture on the Literature of the Southwest featuring US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo


4/23/2021 - UNM Black Faculty Truth Commission presents Truth Telling: Justice and the Problem of Small Numbers.

4/20/2021 - Institutional Ethnography Workshop: Creating a Genealogy of Latinx and BiPoc Faculty and Race, Gender and Social Justice Curriculum Across Departments and Programs. Presented by Dr. Assata Zerai, VP for Equity and Inclusion and Professor of Sociology and Angeles Castorena, Institute for the Study of "Race" and Social Justice Undergraduate Intern

- UNM DEI Webinar - Gender Justice and Healing in the Pandemic: Addressing Violence, Health and Work Disparities for Women


3/4/21 - UNM DEI Webinar - Queering COVID: Overcoming Shame and Addressing LGBTQIA Needs and Issues in a Pandemic


11/02/2020The UNM Compliance Office, IT and the Division on Equity and Inclusion sponsored a panel discussion addressing "Trolling, Doxing, and Zoom Bombing" for the National Compliance Week speaker series. The discussion premieres November 2 at noon.

10/15/2020 - What Does it mean to be a Hispanic-Serving Institution? 

9/24/2020 - Promising Practices in UNM Campus Public Safety Town Hall 
Q&A Responses from Town Hall: Promising Practices in UNM Campus Public Safety

7/15/2020 – Let's Do Lunch with VP for Equity and Inclusion Assata Zerai
Presented by the UNM Staff Council
Slide Deck from Let's Do Lunch Presentation on 7/15/2020

6/25/2020 - Soft & Strong: Centering Black Womxn, Queer & Youth Communities

5/14/2020 - WEBINAR: Climate in COVID-19: Parenting in a Pandemic

5/12/2020-Town Hall Addressing anti-Blackness at UNM
antiBlackness at UNM Town Hall Q&A Responses

5/1/2020 - WEBINAR: Climate in COVID-19: API Student Challenges

4/17/2020 - WEBINAR: COVID-19 and Climate: Impact on Faculty and Staff

4/9/2020 - WEBINAR: Climate in COVID-19: Impact on Students

3/4/2020 - WEBINAR: Queering COVID-19: Overcoming Shame and Addressing LGBTQIA Needs and Issues in a Pandemic