Diversity-Related Events

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September, 2017

Behind the Archives Door: A Conversation with Clarissa Sligh
Gallery Open August 21 - September 30
Opening Reception: Wednesday, Sept. 6, 5–7 p.m., Kittredge Gallery; Artist talk at 5:30 p.m.
Book Talk: Tuesday Sept. 5, 5–7 p.m., Archives & Special Collections, Collins Memorial Library

Lecture: "Xiang Ao's Music"
Wednesday, Sept. 6, 10-10:50 a.m.
Schneebeck Concert Hall, Room L6

Film: "The Big Sick"
Friday, Sept. 8, 6 p.m.
McIntyre Hall, Raush Auditorium

Lecture: "Seeing the Water: Whiteness In Daily Life"--Dr. Robin DiAngelo, PhD.
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 5:30 p.m.
Thomas Hall, Tahoma Room

Behind the Archives Door: "Refashioning Identity" Collection Debut
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 4-5 p.m.
Collins Memorial Library, 2nd Floor Archives Lecture Room

Wednesdays @ 6: Faculty and Staff Stories, featuring Pepa Lago-Grana
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 6-6:50 p.m.
Social Justice Center

Las Cafeteras
Thursday, Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Schneebeck Concert Hall

Mariachi Huenachi
Friday, Sept. 15, 3-4:35 p.m.
Schneebeck Concert Hall

Lecture: "The Crisis of Identity Facing Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples"
TICKETS REQUIRED
Monday, Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Schneebeck Concert Hall

Daedalus Dinner – Jess K Smith, Theatre Arts
“SITES: Activating the Stories Within Spaces Through Performance”
TICKETS REQUIRED
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 6 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Murray Boardroom

Lecture: "Challenging the Algorithms of Oppression: Race, Gender, and Representation in the Age of Digital Information"
Thursday, Sept. 21, 4-5:30pm (Reception: 4–4:30 p.m., Lecture: 4:30–5:30 p.m.)
Thomas Hall, Tahoma Room

Lecture: "The Perfect Bikini Body: Can We Really All Have It? Loving Gaze as an Anti-Oppressive Beauty Ideal"
Friday, Sept. 22, 4-5:30 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

Civic Engagement with Wash. Secretary of State, Kim Wyman
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 6:30-8 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

Lecture: "Bridging the Gap Between Self & Body: Focus on Increasing Body Love, Acceptance, and Positivity"
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 6-7:30 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

Wednesdays @ 6: Speak Out Loud
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 6 p.m.
Social Justice Center

Embodied Consent
Thursday, Sept. 28, 8-10 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Upper Marshall Hall

Film: "Get Out"
Friday, Sept. 29-Oct 1, 4 p.m.
McIntyre Hall, Rausch Auditorium

October, 2017

Wear Purple Day
Monday, Oct. 2, all-day
Campus-wide

Lecture: "The Pioneers: The Role of Public Policies and Mentors for First-Generation Latino Professionals"
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 5 p.m.
Trimble Hall, Trimble Forum

Discussion: Religion and Celebration
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 6 p.m.
Social Justice Center

Lecture: "SECRETS: From the Pentagon Papers to Snowden and Beyond"--Daniel Ellsberg
TICKETS REQUIRED
Thursday, Oct. 5, 7:30–10 p.m.
Kilworth Memorial Chapel

Education Panel and Reception
Reimagining Our World and Worldviews: Race, Education, and Justice
Friday, Oct. 6, 4:30-6 p.m.
Trimble Forum

Lecture: "Leaky City: Political Culture of Flooding in Indonesia"
Saturday, Oct. 7, 4-5 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Murray Boardroom

Jewett and Matelich Leadership Lecture
My Lai: Fifty Years Later with Dr. Howard Jones
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Thomas Hall, Tahoma Room

Lecture: "Chinese Folk Music"
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 10-10:50 a.m.

Wednesdays @ 6: Faculty and Staff Narrative
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 6 p.m.
Social Justice Center

Hispanic Film Festival 2017
Thursdays Oct. 12, 19, and 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
McIntyre Hall, Rausch Auditorium

Wednesdays @ 6: Social Justice Workshop
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m.
Social Justice Center

Brown and Haley Lectures with Tressie McMillan Cottom (2 nights)
Brown and Haley Lectures: Originated in 1953, Brown and Haley became the first fully endowed lectureship in the history of Puget Sound in 1981. The lectures are intended to make significant contributions to the understanding of urgent problems confronting society, emphasizing perspectives in the social sciences or humanities.
Lecture 1: "Lessons from 'Lower Ed': Expanding Education and Addressing Inequality"
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 7-9 p.m.
Kilworth Chapel
Lecture 2: "Being a Public Intellectual in the Digital Age"
Thursday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Thomas Hall, Tahoma Room

Behind the Archives Door: "The African American Communist Party Pamphlets"
Thursday, Oct. 19, 4-5 p.m.
Collins Memorial Library, 2nd Floor Archives Lecture Room

Black Student Union's "One More Scholarship" Fundraising Dinner
Thursday, Oct. 19, 5:30-8 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Upper Marshall Hall

Art+Science Salon Film and Discussion: "Crazywise"
Thursday, Oct. 19, 6-8 p.m.
Wyatt Hall, Room 109

Lecture: "Puyallup Sovereignties"
Monday, Oct. 23, 5-6 p.m.
Wyatt Hall, Room 109

Film: "Cek Toko Sebelah"
Monday, Oct. 23, 5:30-8 p.m.
Wyatt Hall, Room 208

Panel Discussion: “Protecting Free Speech in an Era of Combative Discourse”
Wednesday, Oct. 25, noon-1:30 p.m.
Trimble Hall, Trimble Forum

Lecture: "Reconciling Environmental Heritage by Transformative Justice: Confronting Environmental Racism Century after Century"
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 5 p.m.
Wyatt Hall, Room 109

Lecture: "Compassion and Karma in Tibetan Medicine"
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 6-7 p.m.
Thompson Hall, Room 310

Wednesdays @ 6: Costumes and Customs
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 6 p.m.
Social Justice Center

Lecture: "Nonviolence Ain't What It Used to Be: Unarmed Insurrection and The Rhetoric of Resistance"
Thursday, Oct. 26, 6:30-8 p.m.
McIntyre Hall, Room 103

Lecture: "Immigration and Information at the Crossroads"
Friday, Oct. 27, noon-1 p.m.
Collins Memorial Library, Room 020

Between the Lines: "Voices of Israel: Stories Untold"
Monday, Oct. 30, noon-1:30 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Room 201

November, 2017

Daedalus Dinner – Robin Jacobson: Associate Professor, Politics and Government
“An Uneven Welcome: Comparing State Responses to Immigration in the U.S.”
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 6-9 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Murray Boardroom

SHOT, performed by Spectrum Dance Theater
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 6 p.m.
Schneebeck Concert Hall

Washington Supreme Court: Traveling Court
Monday, Nov. 13-Tuesday, Nov. 14 (all-day events)
Campus-wide

Lecture: "Out of Focus: Stereotypes of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans"
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 6:30-8 p.m.
Wyatt Hall, Room 109

A Conversation with Security Services and Chief Diversity Officer: Understanding Security Campus Response
Wednesday, Nov. 15, noon-1:30 p.m. 
Wheelock Student Center, Murray Boardroom

Wednesday's @ 6: Engaging Whiteness"
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 6 p.m.
Social Justice Center

48th Annual Lu'au Dancer Sign-ups
Wednesday, Nov. 15-Friday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Marshall Hall

Lecture: "Moving America Forward in the Age of Trump"
Thursday, Nov. 16, 8-9:45 p.m.
Kilworth Memorial Chapel

Cherry Trees Dedication Ceremony
Monday, Nov. 27, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Wheelock Plaza

Lecture: "Hookup Culture: Searching for Sex or Looking for Love?"
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 7-8:15 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

What is Bias and Hate Education Response Team (BHERT) and what role does BHERT play at Puget Sound?
Wednesday, Nov. 29, noon-1:30 p.m.
Thomas Hall, Tahoma Room

Wednesdays @ 6: Religion and Wellness
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 6 p.m.
Social Justice Center

December, 2017

ASUPS Campus Film: "Menashe"
Friday, Dec. 1 - Sunday, Dec. 3, 6-7:30 p.m.
McIntyre Hall, Rausch Auditorium, Room 003

Discussion: "Guns, Intersectionality, & the Media"
Monday, Dec. 4, 6-7:30 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

Wednesdays @ 6: Religion and Wellness
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 6 p.m.
Social Justice Center

A Conversation on Diversity and the Tech Industry
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 11 a.m.-noon.
Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

January, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service (Registration Required)
Monday, Jan. 15, all-day
Campus-wide

Lecture: "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Why Keep Dreaming?"
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 7 p.m.
Kilworth Memorial Chapel

Workshop: "Diversity, Privilege, and Leadership: Are We Making Any Progress in the 21st Century?"
Wednesday, Jan 17, noon-1:30 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

Faculty & Staff Info Session: Campus Policy Prohibiting Sexual Misconduct
Wednesday, Jan. 24, noon-1 p.m.
Trimble Hall, Trimble Forum

Student Info Session: Campus Policy Prohibiting Sexual Misconduct
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 5-6 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Murray Boardroom

February, 2018

Art Exhibit: "Louder Than Words: A Portrait of the Black Panther Movement"
Feb. 1-May 15, 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Collins Memorial Library
Bill Jennings will visit for an Archivist Talk on Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. Please check the library website for more information.

Campus Community Info Session: Campus Policy Prohibiting Sexual Misconduct
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 4-5 p.m.
Trimble Hall, Trimble Forum

"Engaging Race, Religion, and Literature: An Evening with Charles Johnson"
TICKETS REQUIRED
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Schneebeck Concert Hall

Artist Talk: "The Amazing World of Colette Fu: Pop-Up Book Engineer"
Thursday, Feb. 15, 4–6 p.m.
Collins Memorial Library, Room 020

Panel Discussion: "People Like Me: The Importance of Queer People and People of Color in the Fields of Education and Counseling"
Thursday, Feb. 15, 5:30-7 p.m.
Trimble Hall, Trimble Forum

Daedalus Dinner: “Adventures With Liquid Crystals: Will Going Bananas Lead to a Better Smartphone Display?”
TICKETS REQUIRED
Monday, Feb. 19, 6–9 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center, Murray Boardroom

Behind the Archives Door: "Executive Order 9066 and the Japanese American Incarceration"
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 6–7 p.m.
Collins Memorial Library: Archives and Special Collections Room, 2nd Floor

Lecture: "Why Study Philosophy Cross-Culturally and Comparatively?: An Applied Case from the Chinese Philosophy of Medicine"
Thursday, Feb. 22, 3:30-5 p.m.
Check back soon for location details

March, 2018

Regester Lecture by Dexter Gordon
Thursday, March 22, 7:30 p.m.
Thomas Hall, Tahoma Room

April, 2018

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May, 2018

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