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Diversity

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Michael Blackwell will speak on the socialization and institutionalization of hatred in the United States and discuss creative ways individuals and communities can address categorical prejudices and structural apparatuses that perpetuate the varieties of xenophobia and inequities in our nation. Sponsored by the Rod Library as part of the programing related to the Latino Americans grant.  

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Rainbow Reception takes place at the beginning of each academic year as an evening of information sharing, networking, fellowship and dessert. Established in 2010, since its inception Rainbow Reception continues to serve as a yearly opportunity for UNI students, faculty and staff to welcome LGBT* students and their allies back to campus. 

More information about Rainbow Reception, hosted by the LGBT* Center, can be found at www.uni.edu/lgbt

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with food, performances, crafts and the first film of the Latino Americans: 500 Years of History series.

Episode #1: Foreigners in Their Own Land (1565-1880) and film discussion by Jennifer Cooley, associate professor, Department of Languages and Literatures.

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Episode #2: Empire of Dreams (1880-1942) and film discussion by Juan Carlos Castillo, associate professor, Department of Languages and Literatures.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Episode # 3: War and Peace (1942-1954) and film discussion by Bob Neymeyer, Grout Museum District.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Episode # 4: The New Latinos (1946-1965) and film discussion by Ivonne Cuadra, Department of Languages and Literatures.

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Episode # 5: Prejudice and Pride (1965-1980) an film discussion by Fernando Herrera-Calderon, Department of History

Monday, March 21, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Episode # 6: Peril and Promise (1980-2000) and film discussion by Elise DuBord, Department of Languages and Literature.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Join us for the Third Annual Lavender Graduation Ceremony that celebrates the achievements of the UNI LGBT* community during the past year as well as recognizing its graduating seniors. The event will start with a program and awarding of Lavender cords to graduating seniors followed by social time and appetizers. For more information please contact lgbt@uni.edu.

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