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Identity: Individuality, Community, Humanity Exploring our identity to understand ourselves, others, and how we relate in the world. If you are interested in getting more information on the campus-wide theme or would like to contribute programs to the theme, please contact Mary Ho at mdho@scu.edu or visit www.scu.edu/identity.

  •  Black History Month Events

    Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

     Black History Month Events 

  •  Archbishop Romero / Rutilio Grande, S.J., Commemoration

    Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
  •  MLK Day - #JusticeMatters Rally

    Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

    Monday, 1/19/15, at 1 p.m.

    Location: Bronco Statue (the Bend)

  •  2014 Winter Quarter Events

    Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

    Difficult Dialogues
    #BeingGenderedatSCU, 1/16/14, Benson 21,  7 to 9 p.m.
    #BeingFirst-GenerationatSCU, 1/23/14, 135 Arts and Sciences Building, 7 to 9 p.m.
    #BeingInternationalatSCU, 1/30/14, Benson 21, 7 to 9 p.m.
    #BeingAsianAmericanatSCU, 2/6/14, Benson 21,  7 to 9 p.m.
    #BeingLGBTQQatSCU, 2/13/14, Benson 21, 6 to 8 p.m.
    #BeingChicanoLatinoatSCU, 2/20/14, Benson 21, 6 to 8 p.m.
    #BeingWhiteatSCU, 2/27/14, Benson 21, 7 to 9 p.m.
    #BeingPacificIslanderatSCU, 3/6/14, Benson 21, 7 to 9 p.m.
    #BeingNativeAmericanatSCU, 3/13,14, Benson 21, 7 to 9 p.m.

    Color Struck, Tuesday, 1/14/114, 7:30 p.m., Mayer Theatre
    See http://www.scupresents.org/performances/visiting-artist-series-color-struck for information

    Dr. Joseph White's Last Lecture, Wed., 2/5/14, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at a location TBA
    Dr. White is Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Psychiatry at UC Irvine and "godfather" of the field of Black Psychology. He will be visiting Santa Clara and hosting a Last Lecture here.

    Fred Korematsu Day, Thursday, 1/30/14

    Chinese New Year, Friday, 1/31/14

    Black History Month Kick Off, Saturday, 2/1/14, 11 a.m., The Benson Fountain
    Join Igwebuike in the singing of the Black National Anthem.

    Women's History Month - March

  •  Open House, Office for Diversity and Inclusion

    Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

    Friday, 1/24/14, 4 to 5 p.m., lobby of the Walsh Administration Bldg.

    Welcome Dr. Jesse Bernal and Jade Agua to their new positions as, respectively, Director, Office for Diversity and Inclusion, and Program Director, Office for Multicultural Learning.

  •  aka Dan on Campus, 11/17/13, at 7 p.m.

    Friday, Nov. 1, 2013

    Rapper and Korean adoptee Dan Matthews will perform and share film clips of his documentary journey to discover his Korean birth family and twin brother.

    aka Dan shares issues of identity, ethnicity and family at the Locatelli Activity Center on Sunday, 11/17/13, at 7 p.m.

  •  Trayvon Martin: Discussing the Zimmerman Verdict

    Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013

    Date: Monday, 10/14/13, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Where: Benson Parlors B&C
    What: Aldo BIllingslea will lead a discussion about the Zimmerman verdict
     

  •  Professor Aldo Billingslea Named Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

    Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013

    Aldo Billingslea, Professor of Acting and Performance Studies in the Department of Theatre and Dance, has been appointed Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion. In this position he heads the University's Office for Diversity and Inclusion.

    As Associate Provost, his primary focus is to work closely with members of the University community to enhance the recruitment, retention and success of faculty from underrepresented groups. He collaborates with other University offices in promoting a student climate of inclusive excellence through curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular programs, and he coordinates with the Office of Enrollment Management, Multicultural Learning, Affirmative Action and Human Resources in efforts to recruit a more diverse student body and staff. He works closely with the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and reports directly to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.

  •  Bobby Seale: The Story of a Black Panther Then and Now

    Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

    Thursday, 11/1/12, 7 p.m. public lecture in the Saint Clare Room at the Learning Commons and Library, sponsored by Unity RLC

    See the video of the lecture and Q&A at http://www.scu.edu/scm/article.cfm?b=439&c=14597 .

    Bobby Seale, 1960s civil rights activist, founding Chairman and national organizer of the Black Panther Party, and African-American community organizer, will speak about his personal experiences from the 1960s to today fighting for civil rights, making change happen for all humanity, and creating "community unity."

    Following the lecture, Mr. Seale will be available to sign copies of his books and DVDs, including Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton.

    Questions?  Contact Professor Sarita Tamayo-Moraga at 408 551 7829 (office) or stamayomoraga@scu.edu .

  •  Vernon A. Wall on Campus, 9/11/12

    Thursday, Sep. 6, 2012

    Each fall the Offices of Student Life, Residence Life and Multicultural Learning  strive to incorporate social justice principles into fall training and formation activities for student leaders.

    Continuing this tradition, Santa Clara will host guest speaker Vernon A. Wall on 9/11/12.  His extensive list of accomplishments includes serving as founding faculty for the Social Justice Training Institute, being a trainer for the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta, Georgia, and serving on the Executive Council of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA).

    Vernon A. Wall has been widely acclaimed for his inspiring presentations on social justice and leadership.  See http://www.vernonwall.org/.

    Tuesday, 9/11/12, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Weigand Room (Arts and Sciences Building).  Mr. Wall's address will be followed by an open discussion about social justice and trends in higher education.

    RSVP to Lester Deanes at ldeanes@scu.edu .

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