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Library Diversity Committee

Emigrant/Immigrant

When: 11:30 AM Jan 24, 2015

Where: Missouri History Museum

 

Listen to the stories of emigrants (people who leave a country) and immigrants (people who arrive in a country) from both past and present. View Event Here.

Esther

When: 2 PM - 6:30 PM Jan 24, 2015

Where: Missouri History Museum

 

For free black women like Esther, the world changed enormously with the Louisiana Purchase. Hear her story. Linda Kennedy stars.

German Heritage Cultural Fest

When: Jan 25, 2015

 

Where: Missouri History Museum

 

Programs include live music and dancing, a presentation and book signing, and hands-on activities.

Dance St. Louis: Tango Buenos Aires

When: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM January 31, 2015

Where: Touhill Performing Arts Center, University of Missouri- St. Louis

Presented by Dance St. Louis, the University of Missouri- St. Louis’s Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center will host a presentation of Tango Buenos Aires. Back by popular demand, Tango Buenos Aires, one of Argentina’s greatest cultural exports, presents another fiery, hypnotic and expressive performance.

“42 – The Jackie Robinson Story” Film Screening

When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Feb 6, 2015

Where: New City School

 

New City School will host a screening of the film, “42 – The Jackie Robinson Story“, with a discussion held afterward with both Jackie Robinson’s granddaughter and Branch Rickey’s granddaughter.

A Place to Call Home

When: 1:30 PM Feb 7, 2015

Where: Utopia and The Missouri Immigrant Experience exhibitions, Missouri History Museum

 

Join the Teens Make History Exhibitors for a game of discovery about immigration experiences past and present. Pick up the identity of a St. Louis immigrant in the MacDermott Grand Hall, then uncover your immigrant’s story at activity stations throughout the Utopia and Missouri Immigrant Experience exhibits.

I AM Series

When: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Feb 11, 2015

Where: CGC Seminar Room 124, Center for Global Citizenship, SLU

 

The Identity Awareness and Multiculturalism workshop series are constructed to facilitate new levels of consciousness regarding concepts of social identity, privilege, multiculturalism, diversity, and social justice. The 1.5 hour workshops move beyond the "celebration" of diversity approach to one grounded in empowering participants to become aware and knowledgeable change agents by providing interactive, engaging, and dynamic experiences.

“Leading the Charge for Making Healthier Communities”, the 2015 African-American Nurses’ History Conference

When: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Feb 27, 2015

Where: Renaissance Airport Hotel


This year‘s conference theme is “Leading the Charge for Making Healthier Communities,” and will focus on health disparities involved with diseases such as: Cancer (Breast, Colon, and Prostate), HIV/AIDS, Obesity, Mental Health, and increase awareness on the initiatives in the St. Louis Metropolitan area that are being implemented and found to have a positive impact on the African-American community.

Faculty Women of Color in the Academy National Conference

When: April 10-11, 2015

Where: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

The FWCA mission is to CONNECT. SUPPORT. EMPOWER. Prof. Anita Hill will be the keynote and Kerry Ann Rockquemore from the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity will facilitate faculty development and success workshops. In addition to a separate track for faculty and graduate students, we will also have a special track for early career administrators with less than 10 years of experience. View event Here.

St. Louis International Studies and Programs: “Cherish the Ladies”

When: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Mar 22, 2015

Where: Touhill Performing Arts Center, University of Missouri- St. Louis

 

Organized by folklorist/musician Mick Moloney and sponsored by the Ethnic Folk Arts Center and the National Endowment for the Arts, "Cherish the Ladies" began as a concert series featuring the brightest lights in Irish traditional music. Taking their name from the name of a traditional Irish jig, the group initially won recognition as the first and only all-women traditional Irish band.

Tickets are $25.