Santa Clara University

Office for Multicultural Learning

February 2014 Events


Sy Stokes contest

due to Office for Multicultural Learning Friday, February 21st, 2014.

Want a chance to win $200 & Dinner with Sy Stokes? Then submit an original art piece (video, poem, photo, drawing, etc.) of what our theme Black History Month: Past, Present, Progress means to you by February 21, 2014.

Sponsored by the Office for Multicultural Learning.


Black History Month Kick Off

Friday, January 31st, 2014
11:00 am
The Benson Fountain

Please join Igwebuike as they open Black History Month by singing the Black National Anthem in front of the Benson Center fountain.


Dr. Joseph White's Last Lecture

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Graham Commons

Dr. Joseph White is Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine and "godfather" of the field of Black Psychology. Dr. White will be visiting and hosting a Last Lecture here at Santa Clara University. Please join us in this opportunity to hear from Dr. White!

Hosted by the Perspectives Committee, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, the Office for Multicultural Learning, Student Life, Associated Student Government, Counseling and Psychology Program, Counseling and Psychology Services, and Residential Life.


The Browning of America: Embracing Diversity Through Multicultural, Multiethnic, Multiracial Dialogues

Thursday, February 6th, 2014
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sobrato Commons

This workshop open to faculty and staff only, focusing on engaging students and others in difficult dialogues. All levels of experience welcome. Must RSVP to oml@scu.edu by January 30th, 2014 (space is limited). Lunch will be provided.

Hosted by the Perspectives Committee, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, the Office for Multicultural Learning, Student Life, Associated Student Government, Counseling and Psychology Program, Counseling and Psychology Services, and Residential Life.


Difficult Dialogue - #BeingAsianAmericanatSCU

Thursday, February 6th, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Benson 21

Focus on self-reflection in a safe space to engage in difficult dialogue as it relates to various aspects of our identities - race, ethnicity, gender, sexual identity, class, etc. Whether or not you self-identify with being Asian American at SCU, you are welcome to join, listen and learn with an open mind and an open heart.

Hosted and sponsored by the Office for Multicultural Learning.


SCCAP-y Hour


Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
6:30 pm
SCCAP's Office, 2nd floor, Locatelli Center

Come check out Santa Clara Community Action Program's (SCCAP) quarterly SCCAP-y Hour where students will discuss topics around Black History Month.  The SCCAP-Y Hour event will be focused on influential Black and African-American artists. There will be an overview of 3-4 artists and a discussion about their works. Afterwards there will be a TED talk that highlights the intersection of art and cultural understanding. The event will culminate in a mural activity that asks participants to reflect about how art helps people to express culture in a way that other methods cannot.


Difficult Dialogue - #BeingLGBTQQatSCU

Thursday, February 13th, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Benson 21

Focus on self-reflection in a safe space to engage in difficult dialogue as it relates to various aspects of our identities - race, ethnicity, gender, sexual identity, class, etc. Whether or not you self-identify with being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer and questioning at SCU, you are welcome to join, listen and learn with an open mind and an open heart.

Hosted and sponsored by the Office for Multicultural Learning.


Love Jones

Thursday, February 13th, 2014
8:00 pm
Locatelli Activity Center

Want to spend your night watching talented people doing what they love? Then come out to Love Jones, Santa Clara's most popular open mic night! Named after the 1997 film and hosted by Igwebuike. This event is one you don't want to miss!


Difficult Dialogue - #BeingChicanoLatinoatSCU

Thursday, February 20th, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Benson 21

Focus on self-reflection in a safe space to engage in difficult dialogue as it relates to various aspects of our identities - race, ethnicity, gender, sexual identity, class, etc. Whether or not you self-identify with being Chicano/Latino at SCU, you are welcome to join, listen and learn with an open mind and an open heart.

Hosted and sponsored by the Office for Multicultural Learning.


A Dream Deferred

Thursday, February 20th, 2014
8:00 pm
Locatelli Activity Center

Enjoy some spoken word and a poetic look at the African American experience.

Hosted by Igwebuike.


Difficult Dialogue - #BeingWhiteatSCU

Thursday, February 27th, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Benson 21

Focus on self-reflection in a safe space to engage in difficult dialogue as it relates to various aspects of our identities - race, ethnicity, gender, sexual identity, class, etc. Whether or not you self-identify with being White at SCU, you are welcome to join, listen and learn with an open mind and an open heart.

Hosted and sponsored by the Office for Multicultural Learning.



 

 
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