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BHSU C-U-R-E office and the Global Exchange Awareness Committee present Diversity Week 2007

The Community-University-Resource-Exchange (C-U-R-E) office and the Global Awareness Committee are proud to present Diversity Week 2007, which will take place March 26-30. The theme for this year’s celebration is “From Words to Action: Collaborating for Change.”

Throughout the week, there will be a various number of presentations including a World Religions panel, Re-thinking Sexual Orientation workshop, Silent Dinner, Native Tongues poetry reading and two documentary showings “An Inconvenient Truth” and “My Culture Sounds Like…” There will also be an intergenerational dialogue panel on service in the Northern Hills area; Buddhism and Zen Buddhism presentation, and a meditation workshop.

The dates and times of the events for the week are as follows:

Monday, March 26

  • Native Tongues Poetry Reading, 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 305
  • Re-Thinking Sexual Orientation, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 301

Wednesday, March 28

  • World Religions, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Clare and Josef Meier Hall, room 205
  • Sustainability Series: “An Inconvenient Truth” documentary, 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 305

Thursday, March 29

  • Campus diversity poster sessions, presented by the BHSU community, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Jacket Legacy Room of the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union
  • “My Culture Sounds Like…” documentary, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Jacket Legacy Room of the Student Union
  • Intergenerational Panel, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Jacket Legacy Room of the Student Union

Friday, March 30

  • Campus diversity poster sessions, presented by the BHSU community, 9 a.m. to 7p.m. in the Jacket Legacy Room of the Student Union
  • Buddhism and Zen Buddhism presentation, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Jacket Legacy Room of the Student Union
  • Meditation Workshop, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Jacket Legacy Room of the Student Union

All events are free and open to the public. For more information or persons with disabilities requesting accommodations for these events should contact Donna Trainum, VISTA volunteer, at 642.6471 or DonnaTrainum@bhsu.edu.

 

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