Sunday, 31 Mar 2019
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.
Celina Karp Biniaz is one of the last living survivors of Schindler's List. She will share her story of survival from living a comfortable, middle-class childhood to being forced into a Jewish ghetto and later one of the most infamous Nazi death camps, Auschwitz.
Monday, 01 Apr 2019
"#MeToo - Why Has It Taken So Long?" Florence George Graves is an award-winning journalist and founding director of the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University. Her reporting helped expose the imbalance of power between women and men in Washington long before the #metoo era.
Tuesday, 02 Apr 2019
Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussion around controversial issues including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.
"Getting A Good Night's Sleep: Rest, Resiliency and the Art of Digital Detox." Brian Luke Seaward will outline the connections between good health and resiliency as well as the connections between stress, screen addictions, and poor sleep. He is a faculty member at The Graduate Institute and executive director of the Paramount Wellness Institute.
Wednesday, 03 Apr 2019
The LGBTQA+ Faculty and Staff Association is hosting a reception open to faculty, staff and students. There will be cake!
The 2019 Richard Thompson Memorial Lecture - Anton Treuer is Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University and author of 14 books, including "Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask."
Thursday, 04 Apr 2019
Johnpaul Agaba is a Ugandan lawyer and visiting Fulbright scholar who has worked with USAID and is a founding member of the nonprofit Refugee Advocacy for Development.
Saturday, 06 Apr 2019
Presentations will include original research, creative work, pedagogy, activism and thematic pieces. Speakers are Martino Harmon, senior vice president for student affairs, and Katy Jaekel, Assistant Professor, department of counseling, adult and higher education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb. Breakfast and lunch are provided.