Santa Clara University

Office for Multicultural Learning

May 2011 Events

Black, Brown and Read All Over

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
5:30 - 7:00 pm
California Mission Room (Benson Memorial Center)

When the news doesn't tell your story fairly and accurately, who will? You! That's the conclusion made by the bloggers who started Jack&Jill Politics, 8Asians and LatinaLista. These popular blogs focus on political and social issues from a community perspective-- and don't hesitate to venture into fashion and food as well. Find out how and why they got started, how they build community, what legacy they hope to leave and how they keep going in a panel discussion.  Related hands-on blogger workshop, details TBA.

Please RSVP by April 26th if you would like to attend.

Co-sponsored by the Communication Department and the Office for Multicultural Learning.  Part of the Legacies Theme.

Difficult Dialogue - Tea Party Movement

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011
3:45 - 5:00 pm
Wiegand Room (Arts and Sciences Building)

Who are The Tea Party?  What are the implications of this conversative group. Join us for a conversation on this controversial movement.
Conversation facilitated by Dr. James S. Lai, Ethnic Studies Program.

Please RSVP by May 3rd if you would like to attend.

Co-sponsored by the Office for Multicultural Learning and the Ethnic Studies ProgramPart of the Legacies Theme.

Hyphen Magazine: Lisa Lee, Publisher

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Williman Room (Benson Memorial Center)

Founded in 2003, Hyphen is a nonprofit news and culture magazine and blog that illuminates Asian America through hard-hitting investigative features on the cultural and political trends shaping the fastest-growing ethnic population in the country. They offer in-depth profiles of change-makers in our community and a window into the world of artists and writers who are re-envisioning and rewriting what it means to be Asian American. Learn about the history of Hyphen, the unique voice they've crafted and the challenges of maintaining an independent and ethnic publication. Students will have a chance to incorporate their personal experiences making their own Hyphen magazine.

Co-sponsored by Office for Multicultural Learning, Ethnic Studies Program, Communication Department (Part of the Multicultural Journalism Series) and Asian Pacific-Islander Student Union (APSU).

Asian Pacific American Networking Social

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
4:30 - 5:30 pm
Parlors BC (Benson Memorial Center)

This social is an opportunity to meet fellow student leaders, faculty and staff.  Light hors-d'oeuvres will be served.  If you plan to attend, please RSVP by May 23rd.

Co-sponsored by Office for Multicultural Learning and the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Planning Committee.

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