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EVENTS OF INTEREST TO GENDER STUDIES

2019 - 2020

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

September 10 (Tuesday) Sycamore Safe Zone. Educate students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientations---HMSU Room 722, 5-7 pm.

 

September 10 (Tuesday) Taboo Real Topics. Join us on World Suicide Prevention Day for a Suicide Awareness Workshop. There is a population of students and faculty members who are unable to learn and discuss the suicide epidemic. People are afraid to talk about it in fear of being judged or ridiculed. In this program, people will have a safe environment to learn, listen, and discuss statistics, stories, and experiences with suicide. In this space, we will be tearing down the stigma of discussion of this heartbreaking epidemic. ---University Hall, Whitaker Room 110G, 6-7:30 pm.

 

September 11 (Wednesday) Fall Exposium featuring State’s Summer Researchers. Please join us as we celebrate the work of undergraduate students participating in summer research and creative experiences. Results of these 10-week intensive programs are the epitome of experiential learning. Come see what ISU students accomplished through "learn by doing"---Library Events Area, Cunningham Memorial Library, 10 am-2 pm.

 

September 16 (Monday) Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Ceremony---HMSU DEDE II, 5-7 pm.

 

September 16 (Monday) ISU Speaker Series welcomes John Douglas, legendary profiler and FBI Investigative Support Unit founder. Douglas is best known for his development and authority of criminal profiling, which emerged in the 70's as a tool to help hunt down violent offenders. Douglas will discuss details about the profiling process and look at the strategies used to crack the most challenging cases---Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium, 7-8 pm.

 

September 18 (Wednesday) American Democracy Project hosts political scientist Dr. Robert Van Sickel, “The Supreme Court: Looking back and What’s to Come.” Free pizza, cookies, and pocket U.S. constitutions provided to celebrate Constitution and Citizenship Day---Library Events Area, Cunningham Memorial Library, 12 pm.

 

September 18 (Wednesday) “I May Live in Indiana...” Panel presentations by representatives of different cultures reveal bias through student narratives---Via Multicultural Services and Programs YouTube Channel, 5-6 pm.

 

September 18 (Wednesday) Belief Zone. The program provides participants with tools to understand different cultures and to start having difficult conversations surrounding religious beliefs---Women’s Resource Center, HMSU Room 709, 6-7:30 pm.

 

September 19 (Thursday) Rainbow Rants-PRIDE Power! This open forum will give students the opportunity to voice their various opinions and concerns about global LGBTQ+ events---HMSU Room 321, 4-6 pm.

 

September 19 (Thursday) Sycamore Safe Zone. The program educates students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientations---HMSU Room 714, 4-6 pm.

 

September 23 (Monday) Sycamore Safe Zone. The program educates students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientations---HMSU Room 714, 4-6 pm.

 

September 23 (Monday) Spill the Tea! A talk series that explores the identities and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community---Via MSP YouTube Channel, 5-6 pm.

 

September 24 (Tuesday) Around the World in 90 Minutes .This program was designed to introduce the ISU community to our students, staff, and faculty from other countries. Each month we have hosted a different country. Students, faculty and/or staff will present information about their rich culture---HMSU Room 720, 5-6:30 pm.

 

September 24 (Tuesday) Sycamore Safe Zone. The program educates students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientations---HMSU Room 722, 5-7 pm.

 

September 24 (Tuesday) Hispanic Heritage Month: Latino Talk Time, TEDTalk viewing and open forum discussion of topics relevant to the Hispanic/Latino culture and this group in the U.S---Charles E. Brown African American Cultural Center, 6-7 pm.

 

September 24 (Tuesday) Taboo Topics welcomes Professor of Criminology and Security Studies Dr. Mark Hamm to discuss “The New Terrorism: Understanding the El Paso Massacre”

---Cunningham Memorial Library Room 028, 5-7 pm.

 

September 26 (Thursday) Around the World’s Coffee. Meet students, staff, and faculty from a different country every month. Students, faculty and/or staff will present information about their rich culture during a food gathering and coffee hour---HMSU Room 720, 5-6:30 pm.

 

September 27 (Friday) The College of Arts and Sciences Fall Brown Bag Series welcomes Professor Arthur Feinsod, “The Place for Faith and Wonder in the Academy.” Feinsod asks: Isn’t “Soul Readiness” as essential to a student’s present and future well-being as “Career Readiness” and are we fully meeting both these needs?---HMSU 9th Floor, 1 pm.

 

September 27 (Friday) WFYI Documentary Premiere. Join us for a screening of the new WFYI documentary “The Revolutionist: Eugene V. Debs”. Reception and social hour will follow. (One of several Eugene V. Debs Awards Banquet Events)---ISU’s University Hall Theatre, 7 pm.

 

September 28 (Saturday) 40th Anniversary of Laska Murals. Join us in celebrating the anniversary of the beautiful and moving murals by John Laska that grace the walls and ceilings of the museum’s 3rd floor. (One of several Eugene V. Debs Awards Banquet Events)---Eugene V. Debs Museum (451 N 8th St), noon.

 

September 28 (Saturday) Fight for $15, Film Screening. This year’s Eugene V. Debs award recipient, Mary Kay Henry, will discuss a short film about the Fight for $15 minimum wage campaign. (One of several Eugene V. Debs Awards Banquet Events)---Library Events Area, Cunningham Memorial Library, 2 pm.

 

September 28 (Saturday) Banquet featuring 2019 Eugene V. Debs award recipient Mary Kay Henry and Theodore Debs Award Recipient Tim Kelley. The Eugene V. Debs award will be presented by workplace leaders of the Fight for $15 campaign. A social hour beginning at 6 pm will precede the event. Banquet tickets required! Tickets can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-eugene-v-debs-award-banquet-tickets-68... or visit the 54th Annual Debs Awards Banquet Facebook event page---Sycamore Banquet Center, 7 pm.

 

October 1 (Tuesday) Conversation Corner: Deconstructing Myths and Misconceptions. Students will learn how prominent LGBTQ+ history will help them understand the mistaken myths told about the community---HMSU Room 421, 5-8 pm.

 

October 3 (Thursday) American Democracy Project presents “School Funding? Casino? Informed Voting on the 2019 Ballot Measures”---Vigo County Public Library, 7 pm.

 

October 8 (Tuesday) Spill the Tea! A talk series that explores the identities and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community---Via MSP YouTube Channel, 5-6 pm.

 

October 10 (Thursday) Multicultural Career Connection---HMSU, DEDE 1, 10 am-noon.

 

October 10 (Thursday) Conversation Corner: Mental Health and Wellness. This educational event will teach our Queer and Ally community about the importance of self-care and mental health and wellness---HMSU Room 421, 5-7 pm.

 

October 14 (Monday) Taboo Topics welcomes Dr. Betsy Lucal, “Mayor Pete and Me: Homonormativity, Queerness, and Contemporary Social Institutions”---Pickerl Hall Room 004-006, 5-7 pm.

 

October 14 (Monday) Sycamore Safe Zone. The program educates students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientations---HMSU Room 714, 4-6 pm.

 

October 14 (Monday) Spill the Tea! A talk series that explores the identities and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community---Via MSP YouTube Channel, 5-6 pm.

 

October 15 (Tuesday) American Democracy Project presents “Mayoral Candidate Forum.” Mayoral candidates will be on campus to respond to student questions regarding their vision for Terre Haute and its relationship to the campus community---Magna Carta Room, Federal Hall, 7 pm.

October 15 (Tuesday) Sycamore Safe Zone. The program educates students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientations---HMSU Room 722, 5-7 pm.

 

October 16 (Wednesday) Majors Fair! Stop by the Multidisciplinary Studies Department’s table to learn more about our majors and minors and how they might fit into your degree plan and career goals---HMSU, DEDE I, 10 am-1 pm.

 

October 16 (Wednesday) Pick & Play: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson. This movie will educate viewers about one of the most prominent QPOC leaders that paved the way for LGBTQ+ rights---HMSU Room 321, 5:30-7 pm.

 

October 16 (Wednesday) Belief Zone. The program provides participants with tools to understand differing cultures and to start having difficult conversations surrounding religious beliefs---Women’s Resource Center, HMSU Room 709, 6-7:30 pm.

 

October 18 (Friday) Spill the Tea! A talk series that explores the identities and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community---Via MSP YouTube Channel, 5-6 pm.

 

October 21 (Monday) Sycamore Safe Zone. The program educates students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientations---HMSU Room 714, 4-6 pm.

 

October 22 (Tuesday) ISU Speaker Series welcomes Singer/Songwriter Mandy Harvey. Harvey lost her hearing at age 19 but has not let that stop her from chasing her dream. She now tours the world playing her original music and presents her inspirational story of continuing to try. Some of her speech topics include: Embracing the Silence: Finding New Reasons to Smile, Facing Your Fears: One Small Step at a Time, and Surviving the Death of your Dream---Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium, 7-8 pm.

 

October 22 (Tuesday) Sycamore Safe Zone. The program educates students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientations---HMSU Room 722, 5-7 pm.

 

October 23 (Wednesday) Spill the Tea! A talk series that explores the identities and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community---Via MSP YouTube Channel, 5-6 pm.

 

October 23 (Wednesday) Conversation Corner: LGBTQ Politics, Queer Theory, and International Relations. Students will learn about how politics and the Queer community intersect in various ways and how it ties into Queer identities and theories that are used to explain them---HMSU Room 307, 5-6:30 pm.

 

October 29 (Tuesday) Around the World in 90 Minutes. This program was designed to introduce the ISU community to our students, staff, and faculty from other countries. Each month we have hosted a different country. Students, faculty and/or staff will present information about their rich culture---HMSU Room 720, 5-6:30 pm.

 

October 31 (Thursday) Power On: Connecting with ISU, Advice from International Student Panel---HMSU Room 722, 5-6:30 pm.

 

October 31 (Thursday) Around the World’s Coffee. Meet students, staff, and faculty from a different country every month. Students, faculty and/or staff will present information about their rich culture during a food gathering and coffee hour---HMSU Room 720, 5-6:30 pm.

 

November 4 (Monday) Sycamore Safe Zone. The program educates students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientations---HMSU Room 714, 4-6 pm.

 

November 5 (Tuesday) Sycamore Safe Zone. The program educates students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientations---HMSU Room 722, 5-7 pm.

 

November 6 (Wednesday) American Democracy Project presents “Pizza and Politics- Immigration: Arguments and Evidence.” Pizza and refreshments provided---Library Events Area, Cunningham Memorial Library, 7 pm.

 

November 6 (Wednesday) ISU Speaker Series welcomes Chairman of the Special Olympics Tim Shriver. Shriver is the son of Special Olympics founder Eunice Shriver and currently serves more than 3 million athletes in over 180 different countries. Shriver speaks on subjects related to the history of the disability rights movement, the creation of Special Olympics, the importance of inclusion, respect and acceptance, discovering, and acting upon what matters most---Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium, 7-8 pm.

 

November 8 (Friday) Natural Con. Come out and get tips, tricks, and information about natural hair and overall beauty---HMSU, DEDE I, Rooms 307 & 321, 7-9 pm.

 

November 12 (Tuesday) “I May Live in Indiana...” Panel presentations by representatives of different cultures reveal bias through student narratives---Via Multicultural Services and Programs YouTube Channel, 5-6 pm.

 

November 13 (Wednesday) Tea Talk! This social program includes different topics discussed while drinking a cup of tea---Via MSP YouTube Channel, 5-6 pm.

 

November 13 (Wednesday) Conversation Corner: Trans Experience. Students will learn about what it means to be a Trans man or woman, and how their experiences have shaped them. This event will also educate the public on how to be an Ally to the Trans community---HMSU Room 421, 5-6:30 pm.

 

November 14 (Thursday) Lavender Scare Film Screening. Participants will have the opportunity to view a film that depicts the witch-hunt and the mass firings of homosexual people in the 1950s from the United States government---Women’s Resource Center, HMSU Room 709, 6-8 pm.

 

November 18 (Monday) Sycamore Safe Zone. The program educates students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientations---HMSU Room 714, 4-6 pm.

 

November 19 (Tuesday) Sycamore Safe Zone. The program educates students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientations---HMSU Room 722, 5-7 pm.

 

November 19 (Tuesday) Taboo Topics welcomes Chris Cornelius, Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Wisconsin, to present “Make Architecture Indigenous Again.” Cornelius is a citizen of the Oneida Nation. He is the founding principal of Studio: Indigenous, a design practice serving indigenous clients---Cunningham Memorial Library, Room 028, 5-7 pm.

 

November 19 (Tuesday) Belief Zone. The program provides participants with tools to understand differing cultures and to start having difficult conversations surrounding religious beliefs---Women’s Resource Center, HMSU Room 709, 6-7:30 pm.

 

November 20 (Wednesday) Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil. 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---HMSU, DEDE I, 5:30-7 pm.

 

November 25 (Monday) Spill the Tea! A talk series that explores the identities and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community---Via MSP YouTube Channel, 5-6 pm.

December 2 (Monday) Spill the Tea! A talk series that explores the identities and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community---Via MSP YouTube Channel, 5-6 pm.