March 1 The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria lecture by Alia Malek
March 20 Miss Bala, movie night
March 21- 23 Michael Kimmel, author will be in residence at Denison discussing masculinities in America.
March 30 Mahzarin Banaji, co-creater of Project Implicit speaking on Bias
We would like to send a special THANK YOU to all who made our Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration such a success, especially the eight student performers in Power: From the Mouths of the Occupied and those who facilitated the many workshops. We had wonderful feedback from all of the projects, workshops and the performance.
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Workshops
On Monday, January 23, 2017, Denison University will honor the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by a day of service, workshops, and performance. The day will culminate in an evening performance of Power: From the Mouths of the Oppressed derived from narratives of our own students by Patrisse Cullors, organizing founder of #BlackLivesMatter, and performed/produced by Denison students.
The Provost’s Office is pleased to announce that Denison has joined the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. The NCFDD offers members the resources listed below to assist faculty members.
The NCFDD’score curriculum is designed to support the development of empirically-tested skills and strategies that lead to academic success. The skills and success habits that they help members develop include, but are not limited to:
-Developing a consistent daily writing habit
-Planning and prioritizing for success
-Resolving conflict in a healthy way
-Cultivating a broad network of mentors, sponsors, and collaborators
-Managing time in ways that are aligned with evaluation criteria
-Getting organized to promote productivity
-Learning the art of saying “no”
-Understanding the process for successful grant writing, journal, book publishing, etc.
Alison Williams will be a speaker at the 9th Annual Ohio Diversity & Leadership Conference to be held on October 20th at The Columbus Athenaeum. More information can be found at http://ohiodiversityconference.com/2016/. In addition, she will address the Ohio Consortium of Multicultural Resource Centers in Higher Education (OCMCHE) fall meeting on Engaging Student Activism: A Catalyst for Individual and Institutional Change.
WELCOME TO DENISON
Consortium for Faculty Diversity Post Doctoral Fellow
Anna Lim is a sociocultural anthropologist interested in issues of power, inequality and social rights, and in the state and institutional technologies through which exclusionary practices operate. She received her PhD from the University of Virginia and her BA from UC Berkeley, and was also a student in France at the École Normale Supérieure and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales.
STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference
May 18–20, 2016
The fifth annual conference will bring together more than 1,000 stakeholders from all sectors of the national STEM community to address new models in STEM education, particularly those that illuminate the role of diversity in STEM and identify the skills necessary to support the STEM workforce of tomorrow.
Sponsored by: The Center for Cross-Cultural Engagement, La Fuerza Latina, Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity Inc., Sociology & Anthropology Department, Modern Languages Department, & The President’s Office
The Center for Cross-Cultural Engagement (CCCE) would like to invite you to our first Summit of Ohio Latinx (SOL): Voices Unidas. The summit will take place on our campus
on Friday April 8th and Saturday April 9th.
Shout out to the African Students Association for a wonderful My Africa Week!
March 1 , 4:30PM
Activist Ericka Huggins
Burton Morgan Center Room 115
The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Ericka Huggins, a human rights activist, poet, educator, Black Panther leader and former political prisoner. For the past 30 years, she has lectured throughout the United States and internationally.
Thank you to everyone who participated in our annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration!
We would especially like to thank those who presented workshops and breakout sessions. A lot of thoughtful conversations have begun and hopefully will continue as a result. There have been requests to offer many of the workshops again next year.