RSS Feed | University of Rochester Events Calendar Daily update from the University of Rochester Events Calendar http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar (c)2015 University of Rochester Public Health Grand Rounds: Our Health in Black and White http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981215 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981215 Helen Wood Hall Auditorium 1W304 Medical Center
Friday, March 6, 2015
12:00 PM

Presentation on health disparities in the Finger Lakes Region and the work of our community's African-American and Latino Health Coalitions. Speakers: Candice Lucas, chair of African American Health Coalition, director of Community Health Services at the Center for Community Health; Wade Norwood, chief program officer for the Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency; and Gladys Pedraza-Burgos, chair of the Latino Health Coallition of Finger Lakes Health Systems, chief operations officer of Ibero-Amerian Action League Inc.

Joint sponsored by the Department of Public Health Sciences and URMC Center for Community Health. Assorted wraps will be available while supplies last; bring your own beverage. ASL interpreters or other accomocations are available upon request. Contact Barbara Arnold or call (585) 275-2191 with request or questions.


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Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Art+Feminism http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981521 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981521 Rush Rhees Library 216
Saturday, March 7, 2015
10:00 AM

An all-day communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism. Tutorial will be provided for beginner Wikipedians, reference materials and refreshments. Bring your laptop, power cord, and ideas for entries that need updating or creation. The editing-averse is urged to stop by to show support. More information on Facebook.

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Workshop: Strengthening our LGBTQ and Ally Communities http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981216 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981216 MOCHA Center 189 N. Water St., Suite 1
Saturday, March 7, 2015
10:00 AM

"Strengthening our LGBTQ and Ally Communities through the Lens of Difference: Race, Sexual Orientation, Gender and Gender Expression."

All are welcome to this inspiring workshop. We’ll tap the richness of group experience with engaging dialog, humor and hands-on skill build-ing exercises guided by Christopher Goodwin of the MOCHA Center, Steve Jarose of National Coalition Building Institute and Sady Fischer, Diversity Consultant.


A light lunch will be provided. $10 donations are appreciated, but optional. Register at www.gayalliance.org or call Anne (585) 244-8640, ext. 13.

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Women's History Month Film: <i> Advanced Style</i> http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981564 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981564 The Little Theatre 240 East Avenue
Sunday, March 8, 2015
3:00 PM

 

The film examines the lives of seven uniquely stylish New Yorkers between 62 and 95 years old whose style challenges conventional ideas about beauty, aging, and Western culture’s obsession with youth. The screening's community partner is the Susan B. Anthony House.

The film series is open to the public. All films shown at the Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue, Rochester. 
The Women's History Month Film Series is presented by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Rochester, the Little Theatre, and WXXI. Admission is $5. For more information, visit www.thelittle.org.

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Women's History Mont Film:<i>Esther Bronner - A Weave of Women</i> http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981566 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981566 The Little Theatre 240 East Avenue
Sunday, March 15, 2015
3:00 PM

 

Esther Broner: A Weave of Women: Documents the evolution of Jewish feminism while simultaneously telling the story of Esther Broner, the writer who explored the double marginalization of being Jewish and female. This screening’s community partner is the Ames Amzalak Rochester Jewish Film Festival

Speakers: Nora Rubel, associate professor of Religion and director of the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Rochester; and Rabbi Amy J. Sapowith of Temple Sinai. 

The film series is open to the public. All films shown at the Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue, Rochester. The Women's History Month Film Series is presented by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Rochester, the Little Theatre, and WXXI. Admission is $5. For more information, visit www.thelittle.org.

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Women's History Month Film: <i>Violette</i> http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981567 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981567 The Little Theatre 240 East Avenue
Sunday, March 15, 2015
6:30 PM

 

Born out of wedlock in the beginning of the 20th century, Violete Leduc falls for another woman, Simone de Beauvoir, in post-World-War-II Saint-Germain-des-Prés. An intense relationship follows based on a quest for freedom through writing.

Speaker: Jean Pedersen, associate professor of history at the Eastman School of Music.

The film series is open to the public. All films shown at the Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue, Rochester. The Women's History Month Film Series is presented by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Rochester, the Little Theatre, and WXXI. Admission is $5. For more information, visit www.thelittle.org.

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Annual Susan B. Anthony Lecture: Jinthana Haritaworn http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=976421 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=976421 Rush Rhees Library Hawkins-Carlson Reading Room
Thursday, March 19, 2015
5:00 PM
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Diversity & Inclusion Film Series http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=980111 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=980111 Wilson Commons Gowen Room
Thursday, March 19, 2015
7:00 PM

Film screening of Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement. The film will be followed by a panel discussion. This film series is the result of a University wide collaboration and is leading up to the 6th Annual Diversity Conference on April 17, 2015.

For more information about the film screenings and the Conference visit: http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/annualconference/2015. All films are open to the public. Closed captioning available.

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Susan B. Anthony Institute: International Graduate Research Conference http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=976422 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=976422 Rush Rhees Library Hawkins-Carlson Reading Room
Friday, March 20, 2015
9:00 AM

The theme is Between Identities and Environments. Presentation schedule will be released closer to the conference. For more information about this year's theme, read the call for papers.

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Mela Dinner http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981348 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981348 Douglass Dining Hall
Saturday, March 21, 2015
6:30 PM

Tickets will be available at the Common Market in Wilson Commons and at the door. The event will be catered by Thali of India. $10 for University students and $12 for the general public.

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UR Celtic Celebrates St. Patrick's Day http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981217 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981217 Wilson Commons May Room
Saturday, March 21, 2015
7:30 PM

Tickets are $5 University of Rochester students; $7 for faculty, staff, and community; and $7 for everyone at the door.

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Women's History Month Film: <i>Appropriate Behavior</i> http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981568 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981568 The Little Theatre 240 East Avenue
Sunday, March 22, 2015
3:00 PM

Being part of a perfect Persian family isn’t easy for Shirin. Her family doesn’t know she is bisexual and her ex-girlfriend Maxine doesn’t understand her secrecy. Shirin embarks on a private rebellion of pansexual escapades while trying to decipher what went wrong with Maxine. The screening's community partner is the ImageOut Film Fest.


The film series is open to the public. All films shown at the Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue, Rochester. The Women's History Month Film Series is presented by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Rochester, the Little Theatre, and WXXI. Admission is $5. For more information, visit www.thelittle.org.

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Black Women's Appreciation Dinner http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981347 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981347 Douglass Dining Hall
Sunday, March 22, 2015
5:30 PM

 For questions about this event, email Farid Adenuga at fadenuga@u.rochester.edu.


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Talk: The Legacy of Mandela http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981218 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981218 Rush Rhees Library Hawkins-Carlson Room
Thursday, March 26, 2015
5:00 PM

“The Legacy of Mandela and the Future of South Africa."  The talk is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies.

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Performance: Page.Stage.Engage with Guante http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981588 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981588 Wilson Commons May Room
Thursday, March 26, 2015
7:00 PM

 Join hip hop artist, two-time National Poetry Slam champion, activist and educator Guante for a whirlwind performance exploring issues of identity, positionality and power. Using humor in poems like "Ten Responses to the Phrase 'Man Up'" or narrative in poems like the rape-culture deconstruction "Action," Guante strives to put a human face on social justice issues and show that the simple act of telling our stories can be an important first step on the road to changing our world.

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Korea Night http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981349 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981349 Strong Auditorium
Saturday, March 28, 2015
8:00 PM

Special performances by the Midnight Ramblers and Vocal Point in Korean. $7 for University of Rochester students and $10 for the general public. Tickets will be sold at the Common Market at Wilson Commons.

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Contemporary Dance-Drama of Indian America http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981222 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981222 Spurrier Dance Studio River Campus
Sunday, March 29, 2015
3:00 PM

"No Home but the Heart - An Assembly of Memories" Four generations of indigenous women speak of 150 years of change and survival. The artistic director is Daystar/Rosalie Jones.

Tickets are available at the Common Market and at the door. $5 for University students and $10 for the general public. For more information, contact the Program for Dance and Movement at (585) 273-5150 or visit www.rochester.edu/college/dance/events.


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New Directions Symposium: Intimacies and Assemblages http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=980053 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=980053 Wilson Commons Gowen Room
Thursday, April 2, 2015
5:00 PM

The symposium is sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies.

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Africa Video Series: Tengers http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=979747 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=979747 Wilson Commons Gowen Room
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
5:00 PM

Tengers (2007) Directed by Michael J. Rix. South Africa's first stop-motion animated feature film, tackling day to day life in Johannesburg head on.

Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies. The series is free and open to the public.

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Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion at the Medical Center http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981124 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=981124 Flaum Atrium Medical Center
Thursday, April 9, 2015
8:00 AM

The Second Annual “Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion at URMC” Exhibit will highlight the broad range of diversity and inclusion activities and resources at the Medical Center. The event aims to increase employee, student, and patient awareness of diversity-related initiatives at URMC and help folks connect to these efforts as appropriate.

If you would like to present at the exhibit, please contact Grace Fuller by March 31. She’ll need the title or topic and the authors/presenters as well as your display needs (easel, 40 x 60-inch foam board, table, etc.) and location—Flaum or Strong Lobby.

No need to r.s.v.p. for the event if you’re not interested in presenting.


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