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UNH Black Student Union Hosts: 6TH ANNUAL BLACK FAMILY WEEKEND!
Friday, April 5 - Sunday, April 7, 2013
One of the main goals of Black Family Weekend is to provide parents, families, and alumn of students of color at UNH an opportunity to form and strengthen ties within the broader UNH community. We are hoping that Black Family Weekend will excite parents and families of students of color to not only become more involved within areas of the UNH community, but the Parent’s Association as well. If you have questions or would like to participate, feel free to click here to EMAIL the UNH Black Student Union. The online registration form will be available soon.
Transecting Society Conference
April 5 - 6, 2013
Transecting Society is a two-day symposium at UNH dedicated to exploring controversial political topics related to transsexual/transgender identities in contemporary U.S. culture. We welcome scholars, activists, artists, lawyers, performers, writers, non-profit workers and others who are interested in exploring the oppression of trans people in our society, and strategies for promoting our collective liberation and civil rights. If you have questions or would like to participate, please click here to EMAIL Joelle Ryan.
Monday, April 8, 2013
6:00pm, MUB Strafford Room
At this interactive event, the place where you sit, and the meal that you eat, are determined by the luck of the draw—just as in real life some of us are born into relative prosperity and others into poverty. Slow Food UNH will be providing the food served. This is a SAFC funded event. **Donations are accepted and will benefit Cornucopia Food Pantry.
21st Annual GLBT Pancake Breakfast
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
8:00 – 9:45am, MUB Granite State Room
Join us for a UNH tradition as we celebrate the accomplishments of the LGBTQQA community! Enjoy each other's company, listen to inspiring speakers, and applaud our friends, colleagues, and students as they are recognized for their work. Program: 8:00 – 9:45 AM. Sponsored by the President’s Commission on the Status of GLBT Issues. Please nominate UNH community members for the Bill Kidder Fund Awards and Pink Triangle Awards to be presented at the breakfast: www.nominations.unh.edu by Saturday, March 16, 2013. These awards recognize staff, faculty, and students who, through their scholarship, leadership, or outstanding efforts, foster greater understanding of sexual orientation and gender identity at UNH.
Transgender & Gender Variant Discussion
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
12:30 - 2:00pm, MUB 321
Come join the UNH Alliance in a discussion on what it means to be a person on this campus that identifies as transgender or gender-variant. All people (of all different identities) are encouraged to come to this event and listen to and participate in this discussion!
"When the Margin is at the Center: The American Academy and the Study of Race and Ethnicity."
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
4:00pm, MUB Theatre 2
Dr. Clement Price will be on campus helping students, faculty, and staff consider ways to ensure the vibrancy and future of race and ethnic studies at UNH. Dr. Price is the Director of the Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience at Rutgers University. He also chaired President Obama's transition team for the National Endowment for the Humanities. Dr. Price possesses an unwavering commitment to the communities in which he lives, and for social justice, it is an honor to bring him to UNH.
Exploring Transgender Issues with Nick Teich
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
5:00pm, MUB 336
Nick Teich is the founder and director of Camp Aranu'tiq, which functions as the world's first overnight summer camp for transgender and gender-variant youth! We will be discussing his experiences with Camp Aranu'tiq and transgender and gender-variant youth. The camp has two week long sessions on each coast of the U.S and will serve well over 100 youth this summer. Nick does training and consulting for schools and camps on transgender issues and has recently authored a book entitled: Transgender 101: A simple guide to a Complex Issue. Camp Aranu'tiqs website: http://www.camparanutiq.org/ . Co-sponsored by The UNH Recreation Management & Policy (RMP) department, and the President's Commission on the Status of GLBT Issues.
Taking a Community Stance: Stepping Out to End Violence at UNH
Thursday, April 11, 2013
12:30 - 2:00pm, MUB Strafford Room = rain location.
In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, join SHARPP and the UNH Community for the 3rd Annual Taking a Community Stance: Stepping Out to Speak Out Against Violence at UNH! This localized social movement aims at gathering students, faculty, staff and Durham community members together to take a collective and powerful stance against all forms of violence on our campus, including violence against women. Violence against victims/survivors results from the use of force or threat to achieve and maintain control over others in relationships, and from societal abuse of power and domination in the forms of sexism, racism, heterosexism, classism, able-bodyism, ageism and other oppressions. This event will include informational tables, a 15 minute walk around campus, reading of UNH’s Community Proclamation Against Violence and a student call to action to end violence at UNH.
Transgender Inclusion in Athletics: From Policy to Practice
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
4:00pm, MUB Theater II
Erin E. Buzuvis is the Director of the Center for Gender and Sexuality Studies at Western New England School of Law and an alumnae of UNH and Cornell Law School. Her talk will describe policies that various sport organizations, including the NCAA, have adopted for the purpose of determining the eligibility of transgender athletics to compete according to their gender identities and will advocate for policies that are as inclusive as possible under the circumstances particular to those organizations.
Wednsday, April 17, 2013
6:30 - 9:30pm, MUB Granite State Room
MUSIC, LIVE BAND, DANCE PERFORMANCES, FOOD. Get your TICKETS at the MUB tickets office. FREE for students, $5 for non-students. Come and enjoy performances from brazilian samba dancers, Capoeira, and live band. There will also be food representing the countries of Brazil, Dominican Republic, and Peru. Hosted by the MOSIACO student organization.
OMSA SAY WHAT?!: Top R&B artist in the last 25 years
Thursday, April 18, 2013
12:30 - 2:00pm, OMSA/MUB 327
So who is the top artist of the last 25 years in R&B? is it Queen B? Mariah Carey? Usher? Neyo? To all fans of R&B join us for this lively debate to crown the top male and female artist (according to OMSA) of the last 25 years! Bring your vote and your opinion!
Campus Day of Action for Immigration Reform
Thursday, April 19, 2013
2:00pm, MUB Theater I
Featuring the new documentary, The Dream is Now, by Academy Award winning director, Davis Guggenheim. Professors Cliff Brown (SOC) and Christ Reardon (POLT) will lead a discussion on immigration reform immediately following the screening. Hosted by the UNH Discovery Program.
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