Diversity & inclusion events next week

Around the World Film Series: Black American Edition
When: Sunday 10/28 @ 6:30-9pm
Where: Pearson 128
Description: The Pi Gamma chapter of Sigma Lambda Gamma and the Black Women Empowered group will host a “movie night to discuss the current racial climate that people of color are experiencing in the United States. We will explore options for combating inequality while enjoying one of the most popular and thought-provoking movies of 2017, Get Out.”

Havinghurst Center Colloquia Series: Vitaly Chernetsky
When: Monday 10/29 @ 11:30am-1pm
Where: HRN 202
Description: Vitaly Chernetsky, from the University of Kansas, will present a talk entitled “Slava Mogutin as a Diasporic Russian Queer Voice: Countercultural Globalization and Transcendental Homelessness.”

Sister Survivors: Gymnasts Ignite Change
When: Monday 10/29 @ 7:30-9:30pm
Where: Hall Auditorium (101 S. Campus Avenue)
Description: Jordyn Wieber and Rachael Denhollander will discuss how gymnasts have ignited change with the #MeToo and #UsToo movements.

Interfaith Council Meeting
When: Tuesday 10/30 @ 5-6pm
Where: Office of Community Engagement and Service (219 E Spring St)
Description: “Join the Interfaith Council in our bimonthly meetings. We engage in interfaith dialogue and plan awesome interfaith programs!”

Diwali Practices
When: Tuesday 10/30 @ 6-10pm
Where: Bystrom Room, Shriver
Description: The Indian Students Association will host this event to practice for the Diwali Program in November.

Watch Madea’s Halloween “Boo”
When: Wednesday 10/31 @ 5-8pm
Where: Hamilton campus, 114 Rentschler Hall
Description: The Office of Diversity and Multicultural Services will host this film-screening event.

Japanese Culture and Language Club Halloween Party
When: Wednesday 10/31 @ 6-8pm
Where: 249 Upham Hall
Description: The Japanese Culture and Language Club will host this event, where attendees can eat treats, paint pumpkins, and learn about Japanese folklore and superstitions.

Day of the Dead
When: Thursday 11/1 @ 10am-12pm
Where: Hamilton Campus, Hamilton Rentschler Library (1601 University Blvd, Hamilton, OH)
Description: The Association of Latino and American Students of Miami University Hamilton Campus will host the Mexican holiday where deceased loved ones are remembered.

Family Style Shabbos Dinner
When: Friday 11/2 @ 7-8pm
Where: Chabad at Miami University
Description: The Chabad Jewish Student group at Miami University will host a family style Shabbos dinner.

Steel Band Performance
When: Friday 11/2 @ 7:30-10pm
Where: Hall Auditorium (101 S. Campus Avenue)
Description: Peter Boyer will perform a piece for marimba and steel band. “The title of the piece refers to the image of the Hindu deity Shiva, manifest in bronze sculpture as Nataraja’s Dance.” The MU Steel Band will also perform pieces within calypso, soca, and other Caribbean and Latin American musical styles.

When: Saturday 11/3 @5-9pm
Where: Armstrong Student Center (3rd floor)
Description: The Korean American Student Association is hosting its annual, free event with performances, educational booths, and Korean food.

Japanese Culture and Language Club Movie Marathon
When: Saturday 11/3 @ 5-10pm
Where: 152 Shideler Hall
Description: “This marathon is meant to show animated films not generally screened in the U.S. This will be a screening of three critically acclaimed animated movies: Kimi no na Wa (Your Name), The Garden of Words, and The Night is Short, Walk on Girl.”