Community Dialogue Events

2017-2018
UNDERSTANDING RACIAL REALITIES WITH DR. LUVELL ANDERSON
Wednesday, September 13
5 pm          
Rice Commons, Student Center
Sponsored by Justice Studies and Department of Philosophy
 

DACA: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE. A TEACH-IN ON IMMIGRATION POLICY AND PRACTICE
Tuesday, September 19
5:30 pm          
Stapleton Lounge, Le Mans Hall
Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Services and Student Programs

THEN SINGS MY SOUL: INCARCERATION, REHABILITATION & REINTEGRATION THROUGH MUSIC WITH DR. JODY KERCHNER   
Monday, October 2
12pm (noon)
Room 114, Moreau Hall
Sponsored by Department of Music

UGANDA PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE PRESENTATION
Monday, October 2
7 pm          
Carroll Auditorium, Madeleva Hall   
Sponsored by the Center for Women’s Intercultural Leadership (CWIL)

LANGUAGE MATTERS: AN ALLY WORKSHOP WITH DR. DARRYL HELLER & JASON WILKINSON           
Tuesday, October 3
4 pm
Conference Rooms D, E, and F, Student Center
Sponsored by Gender & Women’s Studies and Psychological Science and Student Diversity Board

SCREENING OF THE LARAMIE PROJECT AND DISCUSSION WITH GUEST ARTIST BARBARA PITTS MCADAMS
Wednesday, October 4
7 pm          
Vander Vennet, Student Center        
Sponsored by the Department of Communication Studies, Dance & Theatre’s Margaret Hill Endowed Visiting Artist Series

MASS IN SPANISH
Monday, October 30
9 pm          
Sacred Heart Chapel, Holy Cross Hall          
Sponsored by Campus Ministry

BELLES OF DIFFERENT FAITHS AND DENOMINATIONS (Interfaith Panel of Students)
Thursday, November 2
6:30 pm          
Conference Rooms D, E, and F, Student Center      
Sponsored by Campus Ministry and Student Diversity Board

MASS & CONVERSATION ABOUT BLACK CATHOLICS IN SOUTH BEND
Sunday November 5  
10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Saint Augustine’s Church, South Bend
Sponsored by Campus Ministry

“ONCE A BELLE…? STRIVING FOR INCLUSIVITY”
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 9 - 11
7:30 pm
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Saturday and Sunday (matinees), November 11 - 12
2:30 pm
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FREE to Faculty, Staff and Students. $10 for others
Ticket required from Moreau Box Office 
Little Theatre, Moreau Hall   
Created from interviews with members of the Saint Mary’s community and scripted by the cast with Margaret M. Hill Visiting Artist in Residence

FALL DAY OF SERVICE WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS
Saturday, November 11
12:30 – 4:30 pm         
Chippewa Bowling Alley, South Bend
Sponsored by the Office for Civic & Social Engagement

A THEOLOGICAL JOURNEY WITH MY TRANSGENDER CHILD         
Monday, November 13
7 pm
Rice Commons, Student Center
Sponsored by Campus Compact Fund for Positive Engagement, McMahon Aquinas Chair in Philosophy and Departments of Gender & Women’s Studies and Philosophy

CONVERSATION CAFÉS: WHEN IS AND WHEN IS SAINT MARY’S NOT AN EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY?       
Tuesday, November 14
7 pm
Location TBD
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Wednesday, November 15
4 pm and 7 pm
Location TBD
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Thursday, November 16
11 pm
Location TBD
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Friday, November 17
6:30 am          
Location TBD
Sponsored by the President’s Council on Inclusivity and Multicultural Diversity (PCIMD)

AUDRE LORE TRIBUTE
Panelists: Professors Dionne Bremyer, Stacy Davis, Jamie Wagman, Eli Williams and Student Alex Shambery      
Wednesday, November 15
7 pm
Vander Vennet, Student Center
Sponsored by the Departments of History, English and Gender & Women’s Studies

NATIVE AMERICAN LANGUAGE, CULTURAL GENOCIDE, AND PRESENT REVITILIZATION
with Rhonda Purcell, Pokgaon Bank of Potawatomi, Language Coordinator
Thursday, November 16
5 pm
Vander Vennet, Student Center
Sponsored by Student Diversity Board and Justice Studies

NASTY WOMEN & BAD HOMBRES
A Reading by Professors Dionne Bremyer and Jamie Wagman
Wednesday, November 29
12pm (noon), lunch provided
Warner Conference Room, Student Center
Sponsored by Gender & Women's Studies, English and History

DIALOGUE AND CIVIL DISCOURSE: A COMMUNITY CONVERSATION      
Tuesday, December 5
7 pm
Rice Commons, Student Center        
Planned and led by students of Philosophy 291

LECTURE: DR. DANIELLE MCGUIRE
Tuesday, February 6
7:30 PM
Author of At The Dark End of the Street
Sponsored by Office of Multicultural Services, Belles Against Violence Office, President's Council on Inclusivity and Multicultural Diversity, President's Committee on Sexual Violence

FREEDOM RIDERS
Play demonstrates the importance of working together to affect change and specifically how non-violent protest was used to combat the cruelties of segregation
Saturday, February 10
2:30 pm          
Little Theatre, Moreau Hall
$10/ticket for Saint Mary’s Faculty/Staff/Students
Contact Moreau Box Office  
Sponsored by Shaheen Duggan Series

BLACK FEMINISM IN CONGRESS: YVONNE BURKE AND THE POLITICS OF REPRESENTATION 
Speaker: Dr. Sarah Rowley, DePauw University Gender Historian
4 pm 
Thursday, March 8
239 Spes Unica 

GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN THE PANEL:
BLACK WOMEN'S ACTIVISM - LIVING AND LEARNING FROM AUDRE LORDE

6:30 pm
Thursday, March 8
Niles District Library 
620 E. Main Street, Niles

The three events listed below are part of the Diversity & Leadership Conference
YOSIMAR REYES
undocumented artist, poet, comedian and activist
7:00 pm
Monday, March 26
Carroll Auditorium

DEAFinitley Dope
Hip Hop through American Sign Language

7:00 pm
Tuesday, March 27
Rice Commons

ANDREA JENKINS, CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Politician, poet, artist and transgender activist

7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 28
Carroll Auditorium

 

FINDING PEACE: EMPOWERING WOMEN &CHILDREN EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS
4:30-6:00 pm
Thursday, April 12
Carroll Auditorium

REBUILDING TOGETHER 2018 
Saturday, April 14
All day, begins at 8 am
Off campus    
Sponsored by the Office for Civic & Social Engagement

THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR
6:30 PM
Tuesday, April 17
Vander Vennet Theater
Sponsored by BAVO, Student Affairs and Black Student Association

MADELEVA LECTURE SERIES: WOMEN IN AFRICA, SPIRITUALITY, HEALTH, AND HEALING
Speaker: Mercy Amba Oduyoye
7:30 pm
Thursday, April 19
Carroll Auditorium, Madeleva Hall
Sponsored by the Center for Spirituality