Honoring Black History

From the desk of Natasha Martin, JD, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion:

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion wishes Seattle University a Happy New Year as we continue to usher in 2022 and the year of the Water Tiger, a sign of courage, strength, and generosity. 

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What is Black History Month?

History of slavery in America:

  • The 1619 Project, The New York Times Magazine, with an introduction by Nikole Hannah-Jones (documents the complex history of American slavery from 1619-1865; offering research and evidence that slavery was not an event, rather integral to the economic fortitude, industrial growth, and social fabric of American life.)


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Events and Recommendations


Join LIFT SU for quarterly Writing Retreats and weekly Write-On-Sites in the company of other BIPOC faculty! LIFT SU Writes is a writing facilitation program designed for BIPOC faculty who wish to increase their productivity while developing a sustainable writing practice. 

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The Writing Retreats and Write-on-Sites are an opportunity for BIPOC faculty across the university to have dedicated virtual "space" to work on writing goals in community with others. All January sessions will follow be held online.

*Please note: These events are open to all BIPOC faculty contracted with Seattle University. This includes full-time, part-time, adjunct, and visiting faculty.  

If you have any questions about the status of your registration, please contact us at faculty-development@seattleu.edu or (206) 296-2144. Thank you!

Register Today!