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DIsh It Up | Lunch on Us Series

Join us for our Dish It Up/Lunch on Us Series at the Women's Resources Center every 2nd and 4th Monday at noon (12 p.m. CST). Enjoy a complimentary meal while listening to speakers, lecturers, and panelists explore a variety of topics at the intersection of gender and other social identities.

Dish It Up and the Lunch on Us programs from OIIR offer a unique opportunity to engage with your peers in a rewarding discussion of identity, social phenomena, and justice on campus. Each Dish It Up program offers vegan and vegetarian food options.

Should you require any additional accommodations (assistance with food and seating, large print programs, ASL interpreter, visual/audio assistance, etc.), please contact the Women's Resources Center at, or phone at 217.333.3137 at your earliest convenience. 

Dish It Up Spring 2018

January 22 :: Students Stand GUARD: Creating and Implementing a Consent and Sexual Assault Prevention Program for Fraternities and Sororities, Molly McLay, LCSW, Assistant Director, Women’s Resources Center and Andrew Hohn, Associate Director for Fraternity and Sorority Affairs

February 12 :: Black Women in the Academy: Reflecting on the Past, Envisioning the Future, Kim Otchere, Program Director - Social Justice & Leadership Education, and members of the Black Faculty and Academic Professional Alliance (BFAFA)

February 26 :: Broadening the Spectrum of Eating Disorders: Education and Services, Halley Farwood, Joey Rea, and Samantha Xu, Counseling Center. In Honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

March 12 :: How to Communicate an Epidemic: Black Women, Media, and the Post-AIDS Era, Carolyn Randolph, Ph.D., Alumna, Institute for Communications Research

March 26 :: The Authentic Engineer: The Intersection of Race and Gender in Engineering, Kelly Cross, Postdoctoral Researcher, Illinois Foundry for Innovation in Engineering Education. In Honor of Women in STEM (WiSTEM) Week

April 9 :: Masculinity & Sexual Violence: Men as Perpetrators, Survivors, and Changemakers, Ross Wantland, Director, Diversity & Social Justice Education. In Honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 23 :: UndocuQueer: Intersections of Immigration and LGBTQ Activism, Jorge Mena Robles, Assistant Director, La Casa Cultural Latina. In Honor of Latinx Awareness Month and Queer It Week

Paid for in part by Student Cultural Programming Fee. For a complete listing of OIIR’s Lunch on Us program, view the full schedule.