Thursday, October 15, 2015

Diversity Week Events October 19-23

A wide-ranging line-up is planned for Diversity Week, October 19-23. These events are sponsored in conjunction with the Diversity and Cultural Awareness Committee.  Here's the line-up:

Dalia Lama Film 
DATE     Monday, October 19, 2015
TIME      11:30 am – 2:00 pm CDT
EVENT LOCATION            Wood Campus Center
ROOM  Mary Cole Nichols Dining Room B
A film featuring the Dalia Lama will be shown with discussion to follow facilitated by Kenny Westmoreland.  This event is sponsored in conjunction with the Diversity and Cultural Awareness Committee

Discussion: Male & Female Roles in Pop Culture
DATE     Tuesday, October 20, 2015
TIME      12:45 pm – 2:00 pm CDT
EVENT LOCATION            Ramer Administration Building
ROOM  Great Hall
Dr. Michael Torrence will lead the discussion. 

Discussion: Religion 
DATE     Wednesday, October 21, 2015
TIME      11:30 am – 12:30 pm CDT
EVENT LOCATION            Ramer Administration Building
ROOM  Great Hall
Professor Deborah Moore, Professor Sherri Person, and Professor Peter Pagan will make up the panel to discuss religion.  The talk will be facilitated by Dr. Kenny Yarbrough.  This event is being sponsored in conjunction with the Diversity and Cultural Awareness Committee

Race: Implicit Association Test
DATE     Friday, October 23, 2015
TIME      11:30 am – 1:00 pm CDT
EVENT LOCATION            Wood Campus Center
ROOM  Mary Cole Nichols Dining Room B
Instructor Jamie Fuston will administer and analyze the results of the Implicit Association Test which is a survey to help individuals understand their own perspectives of race and all that it implies.

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