Wednesday, 05 Oct 2022
Writing Young Adult Stories as a Young Adult: Camryn Garrett on Advocacy, the Creative Process, and Film
"Writing Young Adult Stories as a Young Adult: Camryn Garrett on Advocacy, the Creative Process, and Film." Young adult author and filmmaker Camryn Garrett (Full Disclosure, Off the Record, Friday I'm in Love) will talk about her advocacy work as a novelist and filmmaker, her path to publication, and what it means to listen to and amplify the stories of young, Black women.
Monday, 10 Oct 2022
Lecture: Assimilation and Perception of Asian Americans as the Model Minority
A specialist in 20th century United States history, Ellen Wu is a nationally recognized authority on Asian-Pacific America, migration, race, and the myth of the model minority. She is director of the Asian American Studies program at Indiana University, Bloomington, where she also is an associate professor of history.
Thursday, 13 Oct 2022
University Library: The International Nest
Bring a friend for an informal, friendly monthly social gathering in the International Nest. It's a great opportunity to meet new friends, enjoy conversations, and feel get connected with the library.
Lecture: Urban Coyote Movement and Behavior
The Paul L. Errington Memorial Lecture: "Exploring the Impacts of Social-Ecological Heterogeneity on Urban Coyote Movement and Behavior," presented by urban ecologist Chris Schell, University of California, Berkeley.
Thursday, 27 Oct 2022
Please Stop Saving Us: Rebuilding After Western "Interventions" in Africa
For anyone interested in being a "change agent" in a complex world, this talk highlights how even the most harmless-looking social programs can have far-reaching negative consequences for the unwary or unprepared, regardless of how good the intentions may be. Eriel Haung is the director of the Mangaung Strings Programme headquartered in Bloemfontein, a public-private music education initiative reaching more than 250 children.
Saturday, 29 Oct 2022
Latin* Cultural Night
Celebrate Latin* culture through music, dance, and food. We will showcase Latin* cultural performances, a Latin* music DJ, and dance instructors to interact with attendants. Free admission for kids.