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Events of Interest

EVENTS OF INTEREST TO GENDER STUDIES

2018 - 2019

This list is updated periodically. If you know of an event that you think should be here, please contact Ruth.Fairbanks@indstate.edu

 

Sept. 12 (Wednesday) Taboo Topics---Cunningham Memorial Library Room 028 5-7pm

Taboo Talks programming aims to create well-rounded and informed discussions on relevant socially charged topics. The program targets all students who wish to increase their social consciousness, and wish to say abreast hot topics. Programing provided by the Office of Sustainability and the Office of Multicultural Services and Programs.

Sept. 13 (Thursday) Belief Zone---Women’s Resource Center HMSU 709 6-7:30pm

The mission of Belief Zone is to educate students, faculty, and staff on how to interact with individuals that have different religious beliefs. The program provides participants with tools to understand different cultures and be able to start and have the difficult conversations surrounding religious beliefs. 

Sept. 14 (Friday) Conversation Corner: What’s in a Label---HMSU Room 722 5-6pm

This workshop series was designed to be safe space for open and honest dialogue surrounding the intersections of the LGBTQ community.

Sept. 15 (Saturday) Walter Sommers Annual Lecture: Judith Gerson “German Jewish Refugees and Holocaust Memory”---CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center 6:30-8pm

Sept. 17 (Monday) The Supreme Court: Looking Back and What’s To Come---Cunningham Memorial Library Events Area 11am-12:15pm

In celebration of Constitution and Citizenship Day, political scientist Dr. Robert Van Sickel will present on contemporary cases before, and the political context of, the Supreme Court. This event is free and open to all in the community. Pizza, cookies, and pocket U.S. Constitutions provided.

Sept. 17 (Monday) “14: Dred Scott, Wong Kim Ark, & Vanessa Lopez”---Cunningham Memorial Library Events Area 6-8pm

In celebration of Constitution and Citizenship Day, this documentary film “explores the recurring question about who has the right to be an American citizen.” A discussion will follow the documentary viewing. This event is free and open to all in the community. Refreshments and pocket U.S. Constitutions provided.

Sept. 17 (Monday) Conversation Corner: Identifying POPulations---HMSU 421 5-6pm

This workshop series was designed to be safe space for open and honest dialogue surrounding the intersections of the LGBTQ community.

Sept. 18 (Tuesday) Hispanic Heritage Month: Hispanic Ted Talk: The Latino Movement---African American Culture Center 6-8pm

In this event, a guest speaker will talk about an important topic related to the Hispanic culture and this group in the US.

Sept. 25 (Tuesday) ISU Speaker Series: Spencer Stone Tirey Hall---Tilson Auditorium 7-8pm

The hero behind "The 15:17 to Paris" (now a Clint Eastwood film), Spencer Stone stopped a terrorist attack on a train headed to Paris, reminding us what a true American hero looks like. Stone will be giving a presentation about his experiences that is free and open to the public.

Sept. 25 (Tuesday) State Legislative Candidate Forum--- Cunningham Memorial Library Events Area 7-8:30pm

Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and express their views to the candidates running in Indiana’s 43rd House district and Indiana’s 38th Senate district. This event is free and open to all I.S.U. students. Refreshments provided.

Oct. 2 (Tuesday) Be the Change Special Event: “From Justice to Forgiveness: Rachel Denhollander’s Path to Empowerment”---online reservation system for event with CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center, location TBD, 6:30-8:30pm

Oct. 3 (Wednesday) LGBTQ National History Month: Deconstruction Myths and Misconceptions---HMSU 421 5-6:30pm

This workshop series was designed to be safe space for open and honest dialogue surrounding the intersections of the LGBTQ community.

Oct. 4 (Thursday) Hispanic Heritage Month: Pista, Latino Clue---HMSU 7th Floor 6-7:30pm

Pista (Clue) will provide an interactive way of teaching Players about historical and iconic figures in Hispanic and Latino cultures by using detective and analytic skills in an interactive mystery game. This program will address the lack of communal knowledge of Hispanic and Latino history and their contributions to the world.

Oct. 9 (Tuesday) LGBTQ National History Month: When We Rise (Episode 1)---HMSU 421

6-7:30pm

Students will be able to choose an educational movie that will help them understand the issues evident in the LGBTQ community.

Oct. 10 (Wednesday) Taboo Topics: Voter Suppression---Cunningham Memorial Library Room 028 5-7pm

Taboo Talks programming aims to create well-rounded and informed discussions on relevant socially charged topics. The program targets all students who wish to increase their social consciousness, and wish to say abreast hot topics. Programing provided by the Institute for Community Sustainability and the Office of Multicultural Services and Programs.

Oct. 11 (Thursday) LGBTQ National History Month: When We Rise (Episode 2)---HMSU 407 6-7:30pm

Students will be able to choose an educational movie that will help them understand the issues evident in the LGBTQ community.

Oct. 11 (Thursday) Belief Zone---HMSU 709 6-7:30pm

The mission of Belief Zone is to educate students, faculty, and staff on how to interact with individuals that have different religious beliefs. The program provides participants with tools to understand different cultures and be able to start and have the difficult conversations surrounding religious beliefs. This program will assist in making the Indiana State University campus a safe and inclusive environment for people of all religious backgrounds.

Oct. 13 (Saturday) LGBTQ National History Month: When We Rise (Episode 3)---HMSU 407 6-7:30pm

Students will be able to choose an educational movie that will help them understand the issues that evident in the LGBTQ community. Possible films can be those that are brought by participants.

Oct. 16 (Tuesday) Hispanic Heritage Month: Pista, Latino Clue---HMSU 718 6-8pm

Pista (Clue) will provide an interactive way of teaching Players about historical and iconic figures in Hispanic and Latino cultures by using detective and analytic skills in an interactive mystery game. This program will address the lack of communal knowledge of Hispanic and Latino history and their contributions to the world.

Oct. 16 (Tuesday) LGBTQ National History Month: When We Rise (Episode 4)---HMSU 407 6-7:30pm

Students will be able to choose an educational movie that will help them understand the issues that evident in the LGBTQ community. Possible films can be those that are brought by participants.

Oct. 17 (Wednesday) Pizza and Politics: Issues in the 2018 Midterm Election---Cunningham Memorial Library Events Area 7-8pm

This event is an interactive experience for students to discuss emergent political issues that are taking shape ahead of the November election. This event is free and open to all I.S.U. students. Pizza and refreshments provided.

Oct. 22 (Monday) ISU Speaker Series: Dwayne Betts---Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium 7-8pm

Author of "A Question of Freedom", Dwayne Betts participated in a carjacking and landed a nine-year prison sentence. In his book, he shares the transformative tale from prisoner to scholar, poet and Yale student. Betts’ book is also the university fall read. Betts will be discussing his book in a presentation that is free and open to the public.

Oct. 23 (Tuesday) Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin---African American Cultural Center 6-9pm

In honor of LGBTQ+ month, we will learn & discuss the life of Baynard Rustin, aid to Dr. Martin L. King.

Oct. 24 (Wednesday) Conversation Corner: LGBTQ Politics, Queer Theory, International Relations---HMSU 407 5-6:30pm

This workshop series was designed to be safe space for open and honest dialogue surrounding the intersections of the LGBTQ community.

Oct. 25 (Thursday) Be the Change: Jonathan Alpierye “The Shattered Lens: A War Photographer’s True Story of Captivity and Survival in Syria”---CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center 6:30-8pm

Oct. 25 (Thursday) Conversation Corner: Herstory Honoring Queer Women---HMSU 421         5-6:30pm

This workshop series was designed to be safe space for open and honest dialogue surrounding the intersections of the LGBTQ community.

Nov. 5 (Monday) Spirit and Place Festival: “Hummus and Happiness”---Indiana Interchurch Center 6-8:30pm

Nov. 6 (Tuesday) Straight 2 The Cut---African American Cultural Center 6-8pm

Conversations on issues relevant to Men of Color.

Nov. 6 (Tuesday) Pizza & Politics: Election Night Party---Cunningham Memorial Library Events Area 8pm-?

Will the Republicans retain control of the U.S. House of Representatives or will the Democrats take over? Will Joe Donnelly be able to hang onto his seat in the U.S. Senate?  How will the state legislative races shape-up? Join the campus community to watch the election returns and engage in some election night “predicting.” This event is free and open to the campus community. Pizza and refreshments provided.

Nov. 7 (Wednesday) ISU Speaker Series: Elizabeth Green---Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium       7-8pm

Elizabeth Green is the author of the New York Times bestseller "Building a Better Teacher". Her book examines the hidden science to the art of teaching, and equips teachers and policymakers to improve the classroom. Her presentation is free and open to the public.

Nov. 8 (Thursday) Black Faculty, Staff Lunch-N-Learn---African American Cultural Center    12-2pm

Seasoned faculty and staff will present on the steps they took to become successful. Expect to be a part of a lively Q & A. Refreshments served.

Nov. 9 (Friday) Spirit and Place Festival: “From Auschwitz to Indiana: Medical Ethics through History with Eva Kor”---Indiana Medical History Museum, Indianapolis 6-8:30pm

Nov. 9 (Friday) 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht Remembrance---CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center 1pm

Nov. 10 (Saturday) 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht Remembrance---CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center 1pm

Nov. 13 (Tuesday) Transgender Day of Remembrance: Candlelight Vigil---HMSU Dede I 5-7pm

Indiana State and the Terre Haute community will be able to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia and to draw attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community.

Nov. 14 (Wednesday) Taboo Topics: Immigration---Cunningham Memorial Library Room 028 5-7pm

Taboo Talks programming aims to create well-rounded and informed discussions on relevant socially charged topics. The program targets all students who wish to increase their social consciousness, and wish to say abreast hot topics. Programing provided by the Institute for Community Sustainability and the Office of Multicultural Services and Programs.

Nov. 15 (Thursday) Be the Change: Rais Bhuiyan “The True American: Murder & Mercy in Texas”---CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center 6:30-8pm

Nov. 15 (Thursday) Conversation Corner: Trans Experience 200---HMSU 421 5-6pm

This workshop series was designed to be safe space for open and honest dialogue surrounding the intersections of the LGBTQ community.

Nov. 15 (Thursday) Belief Zone---HMSU 709 6-8pm

The mission of Belief Zone is to educate students, faculty, and staff on how to interact with individuals that have different religious beliefs. The program provides participants with tools to understand different cultures and be able to start and have the difficult conversations surrounding religious beliefs. This program will assist in making Indiana State University campus a safe and inclusive environment for people of all religious backgrounds.

Dec. 1 (Saturday) Be the Change: “They Played for Their Lives” Film Screening and Accordion Performance by Survivor Frank Grunwald---CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center 3-5pm

Dec. 8 (Saturday) MAPS Sistahs Speak: Winter Solstice---Sycamore Banquet Center 1-4pm

An event focused on reflecting on the past year to inspire self-awareness and growth for all women in the community.

Jan. 24 ISU Speaker Series: Candice Millard---Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium 7-8pm

Feb. 18 ISU Speaker Series: Derek Hough--- Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium 7-8pm

March 19 ISU Speaker Series: Carl Hiaasen--- Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium 7-8pm