Inclusive Excellence Blog
Identity: Individuality, Community, Humanity
Exploring our identity to understand ourselves, others, and how we relate in the world.
If you are interested in getting more information on the campus-wide theme or would like to contribute programs to the theme, please contact Mary Ho at email@example.com or visit www.scu.edu/identity.
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
George Takei will keynote the Fifth Annual Fred Korematsu Day Celebration on Friday, January 30, 2015, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at City Arts and Lectures – Nourse Theatre in San Francisco.
The Fred Korematsu Day commemoration is organized every year by the Fred T. Korematsu Institute (see www.korematsu.org) to remember the life of Fred Korematsu and recognize the importance of preserving civil liberties.
The 2015 commemoration not only marks the fifth anniversary of Fred Korematsu Day in California, but also the 10th anniversary of his death on March 2005.
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
Black History Month Events
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014
Monday, 1/19/15, at 1 p.m.
Location: Bronco Statue (the Bend)
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014
#BeingGenderedatSCU, 1/16/14, Benson 21, 7 to 9 p.m.
#BeingFirst-GenerationatSCU, 1/23/14, 135 Arts and Sciences Building, 7 to 9 p.m.
#BeingInternationalatSCU, 1/30/14, Benson 21, 7 to 9 p.m.
#BeingAsianAmericanatSCU, 2/6/14, Benson 21, 7 to 9 p.m.
#BeingLGBTQQatSCU, 2/13/14, Benson 21, 6 to 8 p.m.
#BeingChicanoLatinoatSCU, 2/20/14, Benson 21, 6 to 8 p.m.
#BeingWhiteatSCU, 2/27/14, Benson 21, 7 to 9 p.m.
#BeingPacificIslanderatSCU, 3/6/14, Benson 21, 7 to 9 p.m.
#BeingNativeAmericanatSCU, 3/13,14, Benson 21, 7 to 9 p.m.
Color Struck, Tuesday, 1/14/114, 7:30 p.m., Mayer Theatre
See http://www.scupresents.org/performances/visiting-artist-series-color-struck for information
Dr. Joseph White's Last Lecture, Wed., 2/5/14, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at a location TBA
Dr. White is Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Psychiatry at UC Irvine and "godfather" of the field of Black Psychology. He will be visiting Santa Clara and hosting a Last Lecture here.
Fred Korematsu Day, Thursday, 1/30/14
Chinese New Year, Friday, 1/31/14
Black History Month Kick Off, Saturday, 2/1/14, 11 a.m., The Benson Fountain
Join Igwebuike in the singing of the Black National Anthem.
Women's History Month - March
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014
Friday, 1/24/14, 4 to 5 p.m., lobby of the Walsh Administration Bldg.
Welcome Dr. Jesse Bernal and Jade Agua to their new positions as, respectively, Director, Office for Diversity and Inclusion, and Program Director, Office for Multicultural Learning.
Friday, Nov. 1, 2013
Rapper and Korean adoptee Dan Matthews will perform and share film clips of his documentary journey to discover his Korean birth family and twin brother.
aka Dan shares issues of identity, ethnicity and family at the Locatelli Activity Center on Sunday, 11/17/13, at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013
Date: Monday, 10/14/13, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Where: Benson Parlors B&C
What: Aldo BIllingslea will lead a discussion about the Zimmerman verdict
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013
Aldo Billingslea, Professor of Acting and Performance Studies in the Department of Theatre and Dance, has been appointed Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion. In this position he heads the University's Office for Diversity and Inclusion.
As Associate Provost, his primary focus is to work closely with members of the University community to enhance the recruitment, retention and success of faculty from underrepresented groups. He collaborates with other University offices in promoting a student climate of inclusive excellence through curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular programs, and he coordinates with the Office of Enrollment Management, Multicultural Learning, Affirmative Action and Human Resources in efforts to recruit a more diverse student body and staff. He works closely with the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and reports directly to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012
Thursday, 11/1/12, 7 p.m. public lecture in the Saint Clare Room at the Learning Commons and Library, sponsored by Unity RLC
See the video of the lecture and Q&A at http://www.scu.edu/scm/article.cfm?b=439&c=14597 .
Bobby Seale, 1960s civil rights activist, founding Chairman and national organizer of the Black Panther Party, and African-American community organizer, will speak about his personal experiences from the 1960s to today fighting for civil rights, making change happen for all humanity, and creating "community unity."
Following the lecture, Mr. Seale will be available to sign copies of his books and DVDs, including Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton.
Questions? Contact Professor Sarita Tamayo-Moraga at 408 551 7829 (office) or firstname.lastname@example.org .