Lauren is back with weekly diversity and inclusion events on campus, below.
Also please remember that this is Black History Month with many great events on campus and the community. A list of influential Black psychologists can be found through Active Minds, the APA, and other sources for those interested in classroom use (or otherwise!).
The Personal is Political: Examining Black Sportswomen’s Contemporary Activist’s Efforts
When: Monday 2/11 6-7:50pm
Where: 001 Upham Hall
Description: Dr. Akilah Carter-Francique will present a talk examining how black female college athletes experience marginalization and promote social justice strategies to redress social inequalities.
Memories from Heart Mountain
When: Tuesday 2/12 7-8pm
Where: Dave Finkelman Auditorium, Middletown campus
Description: Sam Mihara will share his childhood experiences of internment as a Japanese American during World War II.
Faculty Unhinged: Dr. Leland Spencer
When: Wednesday 2/13 11:30am-12:30pm
Where: 114 Rentschler Hall, Hamilton campus
Description: Dr. Leland Spencer will discuss gender, sex, and gender identity.
Stories of Worldwide Interconnected Lives
When: Wednesday 2/13 5-6:30pm
Where: 212 MacMillan Hall
Description: “Students, faculty, and staff with worldwide experiences will share their own stories reflecting on how their cross-cultural journeys and intercultural connections influence the development of their sense of belonging to a larger community(its), and influence the intersectionality of their cultural identity(ies).”
Activism Then and Now: Reflections on the Black Student Action Association and Vietnam War Protests in 1970
When: Thursday 2/14 12-1pm
Where: 320 King Library
Description: “Explore the history of Larry Clark, a Miami alum considered to be one of the leaders of the Black Protest Movement at Miami University. Now an award-winning filmmaker, Clark’s leadership at Miami is examined through lecture and film clips by Dr. Andy Rice, assistant processor of comparative media studies.”
When:: Friday 2/15 7-11pm
Where: Armstrong Fritz Pavillion
Description: The Japanese Culture and Language Club is hosting a festival celebrating the New Year in Japan. There will be booths with activities, information about Japanese culture and holidays, performances, and food.
Chinese New Year Gala
When: Saturday 2/16 7-10pm
Where: Hall Auditorium Green Room
Description: Come celebrate the Chinese New Year by watching performances and eating a Chinese meal.