RSS Feed | University of Rochester Events Calendar Daily update from the University of Rochester Events Calendar http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar (c)2014 University of Rochester Talk: Jorge Luis Borges' Literary Response to Nazism and to the Holocaust http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=896175 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=896175 Rush Rhees Library Robbins Library 416
Thursday, April 17, 2014
5:00 PM

The lecture will be given by Efrain Kristal, professor and chair of UCLA's Department of Comparative Literature. Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures and the Robbins Library at the University of Rochester. Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

If you would like to request accommodations (e.g., an ASL interpreter, accessible seating, etc.), please contact Joshua Boydstun (585-275-4252; joshua.boydstun@rochester.edu) at least 24 hours in advance of the event.

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Asian Heritage Month Speaker: Shalini Kantayya http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=896174 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=896174 Hutchison Hall Hubbell Auditorium
Thursday, April 17, 2014
7:30 PM

Featuring speaker Shalini Kantayya, a filmmaker and ecoactivist, who explores human rights through wildly imaginative media. Tickets, which are available at the Common Market, are $7 for University of Rochester students; $7 for faculty and staff; and $10 for the general public.

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Rainbow Lecture: Kristen Renn http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=887002 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=887002 Rush Rhees Library Wells-Brown Room
Friday, April 18, 2014
5:00 PM

Kristen Renn, professor of the higher, adult, lifelong education at Michigan State University, will present the annual Rainbow Lecture.

The event is free and open to the public. For information, contact the
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Rochester at (585) 275-8318.

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Sihir Bellydance Ensemble Spring Show http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=896085 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=896085 Wilson Commons May Room
Friday, April 18, 2014
9:00 PM

The spring show features Kalilah (Katrina Scott) a Middle Eastern dance instructor from the Department of Dance and Movement.

Tickets are $5 for University of Rochester undergraduates and $6 for the University community and the general public. For more information, contact the Common Connection at (585) 275-5911.

 

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Minority Male Achievement Association Symposium: Guide to Higher Education http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=896164 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=896164 Goergen Hall Sloan Auditorium
Saturday, April 19, 2014
7:30 AM

"Levels 2 Success: A Guide to Highter Education," a symposium focused on increasing minority male achievement in Rochester.

Malik Evans will give the keynote address at 2 p.m.

The symposium is free and open to the public. To register and for more information, visit the Minority Male Leadership Association
online.

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Power of Diversity Series Keynote: Michele Norris http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=894875 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=894875 MCC Brighton Campus Warshof Conference Center (Room A & B)
Monday, April 21, 2014
12:00 PM

Michele Norris, author of The Grace of Silence: A Family Memoir, NPR host and special correspondent.  The event is sponsored by the MCC Diversity Council with support from the Rochester Area Community Foundation.

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Out in Reel Film Series: Shoulders to Stand On http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=894731 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=894731 Hoyt Auditorium
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
7:00 PM

The documentary chronicles the history of the LGBT community in the Rochester region. For more information contact the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Rochester at (585) 275-8318.

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Diversity Seminar Series: Gen Silent http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=896037 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=896037 Helen Wood Hall Auditorium Medical Center
Thursday, April 24, 2014
5:00 PM

The new seminar series features a screening of the documentary Gen Silent, which tells the store of six LGBT seniors exploring how they deal with, and often conceal, their sexual orientation, gender identity, spouses, and friends in order to survive in the health care system.

Presented by John Cullen, coordinator of LGBT outreach, SBACWL research associate professor of surgery, and Craig Sellers, program director of masters programs and associate professor of clinical nursing at the School of Nursing.

At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:

Recognize and articulate challenges faced by aging LGBT individuals in the health care system.
List ways that health care professionals can reduce the challenges faced by aging LGBT individuals in the health care system.

Sponsored by URSMD Office of Diversity, Pride Alliance at the University, Susan B. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership, School of Nursing, Office for Aging Research and Health Services, Department of Psychiatry, and the Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester.

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Gandhi Distinguished Lecture Series: Peter Jemison http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=896006 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=896006 Gandhi Institute 929 South Plymouth Avenue
Friday, April 25, 2014
7:00 PM

"Evironmentalism in the Tradition of the Seneca," presented by Peter Jemison of the Heron Clan from Cattaraugus Territory, Seneca Nation. Jemison is a Seneca artist and site manager of Ganondagan, a New York State Historic Park in Victor.

The talk is cosponsored by the Ganondagan Historic Site.

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Special Grand Rounds: Health Equity and Social Justice http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=896169 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=896169 Class of '62 Auditorium Medical Center
Monday, April 28, 2014
5:30 PM

5th Annual Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards

"Health Equity and Social Justice - Not Just a Walk in the Park," presented by Adewale Troutman, professor and director of public health practice and leadership at the University of South Florida.

Parking is available in the Kornberg Medical Research Building parking lot. For questions email Judy Russell at
judith_russell@urmc.rochester.edu or call (585) 224-3062. ASL interpreters or other accomodations are available upon request. Sponsored by the Center for Community Health.

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Family Day http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=860632 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=860632 Memorial Art Gallery
Sunday, May 4, 2014
12:00 PM

All ages are invited to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with family art activities, music and dance performances, international cultural displays, tours and storytelling. Suggested donation $5 per family. Download flyer

2014 series sponsor: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.  

Pictured: The Chinese Dance Company of Rochester performed at last year's event. Photo by Brandon K. Vick. 

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Hispanic/Latino Heritage Family Day http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=885897 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=885897 Memorial Art Gallery
Sunday, October 5, 2014
12:00 PM

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with hands-on art activities, storytelling, guided tours, music and dance performances, family tours, international cultural displays, and more. Suggested donation $5 per family. 

2014 series sponsor: JPMorganChase Bank, N.A.  

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