Events which have already happened.
Let's Talk Luncheon hosted by the Black Faculty/Staff Association, sponsored by the Cultural Center
A&S Dean's Office for International, Diversity, and Outreach Program presents a conversation with Lee Mun Wah! Lee Mun Wah is an internationally renowned Chinese American documentary filmmaker, author, poet, Asian folk-teller, educator, community therapist and master diversity trainer.
Screening and discussion of the film "Miss Representation," a film that explores the media’s misrepresentations of women and how this has led to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence.
This is a workshop for all those interested in bringing local food to their campuses and institutions of higher education. The agenda will include panel discussions of national and Kentucky-based speakers with experience in the field, including Mark Bomford, director of the Yale Sustainable Food Project.
Theatrical production, music performance and lecture in honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Pearl Cleage is an Atlanta based writer whose work has won commercial acceptance and critical praise in several genres. An award winning playwright whose Flyin' West was the most produced new play in the country in 1994, Pearl is also a best selling author whose first novel, What Looks Like Crazy On An Ordinary Day, was an Oprah Book Club pick and spent nine weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.
Russian Prince Peter Kropotkin was one of the world’s first international celebrities. He was known as a brilliant scientist, famous for his work on animal and human cooperation, and on his role as a founder of anarchism.
The Inclusive Campus Environments are small, consistent groups of staff dedicated to creating environments that are inclusive and equitable for all. These informal groups will meet monthly over lunch to discuss topics, films, or readings on a variety of topics, as well as share ideas and strategies, and provide mutual support.
Featuring altars for Anne Braden, Lilyalyce Akers, Woodford R. Porter, and David Hershberg
Where “Old School” meets “New School”
Danielle McGuire, author of “At the Dark End of the Street” will be the special guest speaker.
Take Me Home, Award Winning Novel by Brian Leung, Collaborative Reading Oct. 19th
The University of Louisville-Yearling's Club Series Presents: The West Louisville Math & Science Project.
The law school Diversity Committee, the Black Law Students Association, and the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research will present: TWO CENTURIES OF BLACK LOUISVILLE: A Photographic History
The GE Foundation is bringing Stephen Peters, national motivational speaker, educator and author to Louisville next month. Thanks to the efforts of Rae Helton in the Office of Community Engagement, Mr. Peters will be on campus as a tie-in to the 55K/15K efforts. Stephen is founder of "The Gentlemen's Club and "The Ladies Club," programs that enhance and encourage self-esteem and pride in African American middle school boys and girls. Rae has arranged for Mr. Peters to speak to faculty and staff.
Visit the LGBT Services website for the full schedule http://louisville.edu/lgbt/news-and-events/pride-week-2011.ics
The theme for this year's event is: Week Without Violence Imagine a week without violence. Imagine women walking the streets at night without fear. Imagine police officers without guns. Imagine female genital mutilation, domestic violence and rape as faded memories of a long gone era. This is the vision of the global movement of Week without Violence.
The Saturday Academy introduces a series of special sessions on Education. The purpose of this series is to discuss the 15k/55k initiative to raise the levels of lack educational achievement and attainment in metro Louisville.
Sherine Hafez, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Women's Studies at the University of California Riverside, author of "An Islam of Her Own, Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements," will speak on: "'I am not a Thug or a Terrorist, I am an Egyptian Woman!': Woman's Activism and the Egyptian Uprising of 2011"
Join us in a discussion about why some populations are at greater risk for developing Alzheimer's Disease compared to Caucasians. Current practices in care giving will be reviewed. ***Presented by University of Louisville School of Medicine & Nursing, partnering with Alzheimer Association, Greater Ky & Southern IN Chapters.***