Learn about the history of soul food and watch a soul food movie. There will be a soul food station in the Piazza dining center for dinner and late night. This event is co-sponsored by the Campus Activities Board.
Center for Multicultural Education
PinPoint Theatres from Washington, D.C., will present a play about a family living in America and trying to survive without black inventions. Will they make it?
Dance the night away with the one you love (or a friend) at the Stepper's Ball. Tickets are on sale through Friday, Feb. 10. A two for one ticket special of two tickets for $5 is offered until Friday, Feb. 3; after that date all individual tickets will be $5. Purchase tickets at the SIAC office (upper level of Maucker Union) Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets will also be sold at the door. Find a friend and get your ticket! There will be a free photo booth at this event.
Experience a day in Africa featuring dance, movies, food, hair and panel discussions.
The Center for Multicultural Education is hosting a discussion about biracial relationships.
Campus Activities Board is sponsoring an appearcance by fast rapper George Watsky.
Allen Hays, public policy, will speak about segregation in America's housing policies.
A march as a symbol against segregation will proceed through Maucker Union to the Center for Multicultural Education; an announcment in the CME follows the march.
Come enjoy a night of skating in the Wellness and Recreation Center; learn about the history of the disco era and disco music. Let us take you to "funky town!" There will be a contest for the top two '70s costumes; winners will receive a free ticket to the Stepper's Ball Valentine Dance.
Louisa Thomas, granddaughter of Norman Thomas and author of Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family--a Test of Will and Faith in World War I, will deliver an address about nonviolent conflict resolution. A panel discussion on the peaceful resolution of international conflict will follow. Panelists are Dr. Jerome Soneson, head of the department of philosophy and world religions; Dr. Michael D. Blackell, director for multicultural education; Prof. Thomas Kessler, collections librarian and director of the Peace and Justice Center; and Rev. Susan Janzen, pastor of the Cedar Falls Mennonite Church. Thomas will also be available for comments and to answer questions. This program is sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education and is part of the series, Reaching for Higher Ground: Community after 9/11.