Diversity Week - Everyone is Welcome!

March 19 - 23, 2012

Diversity Week focuses on all aspects of diversity. The Office of Student Leadership Programs, the Intercultural Center and various cultural organizations put together a great variety of programming such as dances, conferences, music, club sessions and film screening. The events all culminate with Culture Shock! If you have questions about any of the activities listed below, please contact ic@wit.edu.

Monday, March 19th

11am - 3pm

Open House at the brand new Intercultural Center and Prayer/Meditation Room

Ground Floor of the Flanagan Campus Center

Stop by to see the new spaces, have some snacks and refreshments, and offer your thoughts and opinions on how we can use and decorate these spaces!

 

Tuesday, March 20th

7:30 pm

610 Lobby

Genki Spark

www.THEGENKISPARK.org

Genki - Japanese - adjective (げんき) - happy, healthy, alive

Spark - English - noun |spärk| - inspiration, vitality, catalyst

The Genki Spark all ages performance troupe promotes the voice and visibility of Asian women with their positive attitudes, team spirit, and zest for life while advocating respect for all.  You will not be able to stay in your seat during this high energy performance.

 

Wednesday, March 21st

6pm

Blount Auditorium

Miss Representation

The film explores how the media’s misrepresentations of women have led to the underrepresented of women in positions of power and influence.  An official selection at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, the documentary includes stories and commentary from Condoleezza Rice, Katie Couric, Rosario Dawson and more.  Discussion to follow.

For more information on the documentary click here.

   

Thursday, March 22nd

1pm

Flanagan Campus Center 033

Student Experience Diversity Committee Meeting

Everyone is always welcome!

 

Thursday, March 22nd

2 - 5 pm

Intercultural Center, Ground Floor Flanagan Campus Center

Drop-in Diversity Dialogue with member of the Diversity Committee

Come by anytime between 2 - 5pm to talk about any topic that may be on your mind.  Affirmative Action?  Gay Marriage?  Representation of women in the media?  What the heck is Social Justice? Whatever it is, come by and engage in dialogue with your peers and members of the Diversity Committee.  Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

 

Friday, March 23rd

7:30 - 10:00pm

Watson Auditorium

Culture Shock

MSA’s (Multicultural Student Association) signature event is back and not to be missed!  Join us for a festive night of celebration, music, dance, food, fashion and connection!  Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 at the door.  Info: msa@wit.edu

   

And visit the Alumni Library all week for a display of Diversity related books and resources!

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