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UNH Talks Ferguson

Tuesday, December 9

12:40 – 2:00pm, MUB Theatre II

Join us for a facilitated conversation and small group dialogues about the shooting of Michael Brown and the civil, political, social, and emotional aftermath.How does what's happening nationally affect us at UNH? What's our response and responsibility? How do we engage with issues of race and racism on our campus?This event is hosted by the UNH President's Commission on the Status of People of Color, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA), Race and Ethnic Studies, and the Diversity Support Coalition.



Saturday, December 13

6:00 – 8:00pm, MUB Granite State Room

The Black Student Union would like to cordially invite you to celebrate Kwanzaa with us! We are excited to teach about and commemorate Kwanzaa this year. We hope you will be able to join us as we celebrate the night with delicious food, special performances, and great company! Tickets will be on sale at the MUB Ticket Office: Free for students and $3 for non-students. FACEBOOK EVENT:

Natasha Trethewey

Wed, Feb 4, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm, Johnson Theater, Paul Creative Arts Center

U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will deliver the MLK Commemorative Presentation. Ms Trethewey's presentation provides new experiences and viewpoints on difference. She is the author of four collections of poetry, Domestic Work; Bellocq's Ophelia; Native Guard (for which she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize) and her most recent book Thrall, a collection of poems that explore the historical, cultural and social forces that determine the roles consigned to a mixed race daughter and her white father.  She is also the author of the prose work Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Poetry Collage

Feb 5, Thurs, 12:40-2:00pm, MUB Strafford Rm, Changing the World: One Poem at a Time
U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey joins Delia Konzett and David Kaye of the UNH faculty, in a conversation on using the arts as a tool for understanding difference and as a catalyst to explore complex topics such as race.  How do the arts open us to new voices, viewpoints and experiences? How do they propel us to wade deeper into issues of identity? How do they help us become more inclusive?  Event sponsored by Commission on the Status of People of Color.

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Events Co-sponsored by the Office of International Students & Scholars and the MUB.  All events are held on Fridays, 3:30-5:00pm, MUB Entertainment Center.  Join us for conversation and refreshments

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