Ruth Chananie-Hill, sociology, anthropology and criminology, will speak about the LGBT movement and the tensions that arise in social movements that can endanger progress.
Center for Multicultural Education
Let your voice be heard as we march in an homage to the great protests that have taken place in our community's history. Bring supportive signs, openly express your sexuality and gender identity, and march with pride towards progress!
LGBT students and allies will share their unique and powerful voices in this performance. Inspired by Eve Ensler's "Vagina Monologues," prepare to laugh, cry and be inspired by the stories of peers and friends. Many of the monologues contain experiences that may trigger painful memories in audience members.
Get acquainted with Harvey Milk, gay activist and public servant, as we watch the film "Milk." Milk and cookies will be served.
Hear the director of UNI's Gallery of Art, Darrell Taylor, speak about art and the LGBT movement.
Students are invited to attend an International Student Association panel, "Campus Perceptions and Challenges." What do international students think about their lives at UNI? The panel will discuss difficulties and challenges regarding misconceptions about international students from different cultures, what might have inhibited friendships and learning between International students and student from the U.S.
Are you lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or a straight ally? Do you want to promote acceptance and diversity on campus? UNI Proud may be the perfect organization for you. We welcome everyone to attend UNI Proud's first meeting. If you have questions or need accommodations, email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Beginning with his pivotal role in the Civil Rights Movement, Julian Bond, an expert on diversity in the law, has always been on the cutting edge of social change and leadership. Legendary as the first black U.S. vice presidential nominee and former Chairman of the NAACP, Bond continues to deliver a powerful message of equality, freedom and justice with a renewed sense of relevance. There will be a meet and greet prior to the lecture from 6-6:45 p.m.; a reception following the lecture has been cancelled. This event is a signature feature of the Reaching for Higher Ground series, the theme of which this year is: "Searching for an American Dream."
The Center for Multicultural Education will discuss "Multicultural American Literature: Comparative Black, Native, Latino/a, and Asian American Fictions" by A. Robert Lee.
The Center for Multicultural Education will host a roundtable discussion on what it means to be "multicultural."