The Reflection & Dialogue Series creates a safe space for faculty and staff to engage in dialogue surrounding pressing issues, themes, and current events that significantly impact both the Boston College community and the world.

Past Events

February 28, 2023 - Belonging and Burdensomeness on Latinx and Black Youth 

Led by Dr. Carolina Vélez-Grau, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, 26 participants took part in a learning, reflection and dialogue exercise to help deepen awareness of, and engagement with preventative measures ensuring the well-being and belongingness among all members of the Boston College community, particularly those from underserved and underrepresented backgrounds.

October 19, 2022 - Navigating Grief as a Social and Collective Experience

Led by Dr. Nora Gross, Core Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, 40 participants engaged in discussions on the concept of collective grief, as well as getting to hear more about Dr. Gross’s own sociological research on Black teenage boy’s grief in the aftermath of neighborhood gun violence.