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- 09/06/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
BSA Back to School Carnival
<p>Be sure to come out to our BSA Back-to-School carnival on Sunday, September 6, from 1-4 p.m. for lots of fun and food! You DON’T want to miss it! We will be featuring FREE food from numerous food trucks,games such as corn hole and giant Jenga, water games, a DJ and so much more!</p> Read More...
- 09/09/2015 - 11:00 a.m.
Panel discussion on Soweto/Baltimore - apartheid, brutality and violence
<p>Panel Discussion: Soweto, South Africa, and Baltimore, Maryland: Similarities and Differences</p> <p>This panel discussion will compare and contrast South Africa's struggle against apartheid with current issues of brutality and violence surrounding many of the recent law enforcement encounters in areas like Ferguson, MO, New York, and Baltimore, MD.</p> <p>An expert panel will examine the particulars and the historical perspective of the South African movement compared with what we see in our American streets today. The panel will take questions and following the discussion lunch will be served. </p> <p>Also, later that evening International Lens will screen the Steven Biko film, <em>Cry Freedom</em> at Sarratt Cinema. Please contact the Cinema for exact start time.</p> Read More...
- 09/09/2015 - 4:00 p.m.
Diverse Dores Day
<p>You are invited to the Diverse Dores Day at Vanderbilt University on <span class="x_s1">Wednesday</span> September 9, from 4-7 p.m. Diverse Dores Day is a social event hosted by: Office of Intercultural Affairs, International Student & Scholar Services, Office of the University Chaplain & Religious Life, The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center, Project Safe Center, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Intersex Life.</p> <p>These offices focus on supporting and serving Vanderbilt's diverse students, staff, and faculty. There will be food and fun activities, and a chance to learn about what resources and programs each office offers for the Vanderbilt community. There are seven offices to visit during the event. You can start your Diverse Dores Day journey at any of the seven offices listed above. If you collect a sticker from each of the seven offices you can win a prize, so make sure to visit them all! &nbs… Read More...
- 09/09/2015 - 7:30 p.m.
Ilens Film: Cry Freedom
<p>Presented by: Clive Mentzel, Director of the Office of Active Citizenship and Service, and Frank Dobson, Assistant Dean and Director of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center.</p> <p>United Kingdom (1987) Dir: Richard Attenborough. South African Journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country after attempting to investigate the death of his friend and anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko. Denzel Washington does a remarkable job of transforming himself into the mesmerizing black nationalist leader, whose refusal to keep silent led to his death in police custody and a subsequent coverup. English. Rated PG. 157 minutes. DVD.</p> <p>Partial funding provided by the Office of Active Citizenship & Service and the Black Cultural Center.</p> Read More...
- 09/22/2015 - 12:00 p.m.
Coco Fusco lecture
<p style="text-align: left;">Cuban American multimedia artist, author, activist <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coco_Fusco">Coco Fusco</a> speaks.</p> Read More...
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