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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

 

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. 24 (Wednesday) Looking for Consent: Media’s Inclusion of Consent Narratives---HMSU 709 12pm

Dr. Malynnda Johnson from the Department of Communication will be giving a talk entitled: “Looking for Consent: Media’s Inclusion of Consent Narratives.”

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.

Oct. 31 (Wednesday) Halloween Talk---HMSU 709 3pm

Amanda Hobson (Assistant Dean of Students, Director of the Women’s Resource Center, and pop culture scholar) will deliver her annual Halloween talk entitled: “My Monster Significant Other, Or Why We Want to Date Monsters.” There will also be a costume contest.

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. 7 (Wednesday) Rehearsal for Take Back the Night---HMSU DEDEs 5:30pm

The GNDR 450 students will do a rehearsal of Take Back the Night on November. Any who might want to serve as an audience, please let me know ASAP.

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. 14 (Wednesday) Take Back the Night---DEDEs in HMSU 5-6:30pm

The mission of Take Back the Night is to bring awareness and an end to sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms. It is hosted by the GNDR 450 class each year. The resource fair (5:00 pm), rally (6:00pm), and march (6:30pm) make up the event.

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.

Nov. 30 (Friday) 9-5pm Gender Studies 200 sections art show “Building Gender Equality” Library Events Area

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