Feature Event: Diversity Dialogue
Actor and producer America Ferrera will speak on October 17, 2012
. See the full Diversity Education Week schedule below for details.
Exhibit: Selma to Montgomery:
A March for the Right to Vote, Gallery, African American Cultural Center, 2nd Floor, Witherspoon Student Center
This exhibit features 46 black and white photos documenting the pain, agony, pride, and joy experienced by a cross section of Americans marching for equality and justice.
Sponsored by the African American Cultural Center.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Ally Rally with Student Diversity Peer Educators, 12:00 Noon, Brickyard
According to statistics, 9 out of 10 GLBT students have experienced harassment at school. In addition, GLBT teens are bullied 2 to 3 times as much as straight teens, and more than a third have attempted suicide. Attend this rally to learn more about Diversity Education Week in general and how to support diverse communities at the university.
Sponsored by: GLBT Center and Poole College of Management.
Mis Education of Columbus on Trial,
6:00PM-7:30 PM, Washington Sankofa Room-AACC
A look at American justice and reconsideration of this historic voyage. The program will analyze the impact of Columbus on the "new world" outlook from various cultural contexts. Program participants will review evidence, hear testimonies, and experience legal arguments for the prosecution and defense of Columbus' actions in the "discovery" of America. Sponsored by: The Department of Multicultural Student Affairs & the African American Cultural Center.
Tuesday October 16, 2012
Human Rights Awareness Fair
11:00AM-1:00 PM, Brickyard
Student Organizations and Alternative Service Break teams whose missions connect with Human Rights Issues will be featured on the Brickyard. Come learn more about these organizations and how students are currently engaged in Human Rights Issues.
Sponsored by: The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity.
Project SAFE Ally Training
1:00PM-4:00PM, Harrelson Hall Room 330
Project SAFE's mission is to provide a safe, nonjudgmental campus climate for any student, faculty, or staff member who may have questions and/or concerns related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender issues. By doing such, Project SAFE is striving to promote understanding and support for all members of the NC State University community through education. Advance Registration is encouraged. Sponsored by: GLBT Center.
MAPS Fall Conference Event: Focus on AIDS Awareness & Health Disparities,
6:00 PM- 7:30 PM, 434 Daniels Hall
October is National AIDS Awareness Month in the United States. It was started by presidential proclamation in 1988 by Ronald Reagan. The 1st Annual MAPS-Minority Health Disparity Conference (MHDC) will explore the continual need for AIDS awareness and education across our nation and around the world. MAPS welcomes the campus and greater community as they explore the challenges and triumphs associated with striving toward the eradication of health disparities amongst all minority groups.
Sponsored by: The Minority Association of Pre-Health Students.
Miss Representation (Film & Discussion),
7:30PM, Witherspoon Cinema
Films portrays traditional gender roles/stereotypes and women in media and politics. Please join us in watching the film and discussing what we can each do to create a more equitable world for all. Sponsored by: Women's Center and the UAB, Diversity Activities Board.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
9:00AM-11:00AM, Harrelson Hall Room 330
We know from research that the transgender community suffers a significant amount of harassment and discrimination. This training module was designed by an NC State staff member and doctoral student to help educate the campus and local community. Advance Registration is encouraged.
Sponsored by: GLBT Center.
These Hands Don't Hurt,
Join our Wolfpack community in stamping your hands as a pledge to end interpersonal violence. Sponsored by: Women's Center.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,
2:00PM-4:00PM, Administrative Services Building II, Room 101
Learn more about the laws that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces and how the organization operates and handles charges. You will also hear case studies and gain insights into how to avoid employment discrimination. Thomas Colclough, Director of the Raleigh EEOC Office, presents this workshop. Advance Registration is encouraged.
Sponsored by: The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity.
Annual Fall Diversity Dialogue featuring America Ferrera – Valuing Diversity: Lessons from Ugly Betty,
5:00PM-6:30PM, Talley Student Center Ballroom
We invite you to attend the Fall Diversity Dialogue. America Ferrera will speak about her experiences in a talk entitled, "Valuing Diversity: Lessons from Ugly Betty." Ms. Ferrera, an American actress and producer, is best known for her leading role as Betty Suarez on the ABC television series Ugly Betty. Ferrera recently traveled to India to take part in the PBS film, Half the Sky, which debuts October 1. Based on the novel, it draws a compelling picture of the trials and triumphs of women worldwide. Sponsored by: The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity and the UAB-Diversity Activities Board.
Leadership Development Series 184 - Building Bridges: Strengthening Leadership for Diverse Communities (Part 2),
6:30 PM-8:30 PM, 3118 Talley Student Center
This workshop focuses on building inclusive organizational climates, which will allow all members to effectively work together. You will leave with tools for understanding, valuing and celebrating differences and leading diverse teams. Pre-requisite: LDS 183.
Advance student registration is required.
Sponsored by the Center for Student Leadership, Ethics and Public Service.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
African American Cultural Center Book Club, Featuring: "Silver Sparrow" by Tayari Jones,
12:00PM-1:00PM, Washington Sankofa Room- AACC
Set in a middle-class neighborhood in Atlanta in the 1980s, the novel revolves around James Witherspoon's two families—the public one and the secret one. This novel explores the concept of polygamy. Sponsored by: African American Cultural Center.
Research and Underrepresented Populations,
12:00PM - 1:30PM, Caldwell Lounge
Faculty Panel Discussion
Sponsored by: College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS).
Neo-Diversity: "The New American Frontier," 6:30PM-8:30PM, Poe Hall Room 216,
Featuring a Lecture and Dialogue with Dr. Rupert Nacoste, Professor of Psychology.
In America today, we live on neo-diversity frontier. On that frontier the situation is that we all are required to have contact with people who do not look like or even sound like us. In his presentation, Dr. Nacoste will describe how this neo-diversity influences our everyday interactions and what each of us can do to have smooth social interactions on this new frontier. Sponsored by: The Union Activities Board- Diversity Activities Board.
A Brief Tour to the Unseen Muslim World,
7:00PM-8:00PM, Riddick Hearth
Get the inside scoop on Muslims living in your community by attending this interactive event! Learn about Prophet Jesus, the basics of Islam, marriage rights , the meaning of the "hijab". Entertainment will also be provided with spoken word, henna artists in the community, and listening to Muslim pop-artists from around the world. Sponsored by: Muslim Student Association and the Women's Center.
Friday October 19, 2012
"I [Heart] Diversity" T-Shirt Day
All Day Event, NC State University Campus
Wear your "I [Heart] Diversity" T-shirt (distributed in the Brickyard on Thursday, October 11) to support the GLBT Community.
Sponsored by the GLBT Center, the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity and the UAB-Diversity Activities Board.