2012-2013 Multicultural Affairs Calendar of Events
28 (Tues) 7pm / BPSC Movie Theater - The World is My Home: The Life of Paul Robeson
A taste of Broadway in Nacogdoches, TX hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs. This play is a tribute to the legacy of a tortured genius who was ahead of his time. Paul Robeson lived several lives filled with triumph and tragedy as he fought for the liberation of Africa and social justice for all. Paul Robeson was the son of a preacher who transcended race and dreamed for a colorblind society. He spoke out against the Holocaust, visited Warsaw ghettos in Poland & co-founded the Organization for African Unity with W.E.B. Dubois. He was a talented and intellectually gifted actor, athlete, singer, human rights activist, and world citizen. This play will cover life lessons about tolerance, diversity, and social justice in America.
6 (Thurs) 5pm / BPSC Twilight Ballroom - Akwaaba (means "Welcome" in Swahili)
Welcome to SFA! The Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Dean of Student Office is hosting a "Welcome Reception" for Students of Color. During this event you will have the opportunity to meet Faculty and Staff of Color that are dedicated to your success. It takes a whole village to raise a child, and the SFA family wants to welcome you to the village. Join us for free food and meet people that will assist you on your journey to being a successful Lumberjack.
18 (Thurs) 7pm / BPSC Grand Ballroom - Avanzando y No Olvidando: Going Forward without Forgetting
Ret. Lt. Col. Counselo Castillo-Kickbusch entered the U.S. Army as an officer and served for two decades. During that time, she broke barriers and set records in the military where she became the highest-ranking Hispanic woman in the Combat Support Field of the U.S. Army. Ms. Castillo-Kickbusch is all too familiar with the challenges of poverty, discrimination, and illiteracy. Although she grew up without material wealth, her immigrant parents taught that she was rich in culture, tradition, values, and faith. Now is the time for leadership development, growth, and leaving your legacy. We can "go forward without forgetting" what a rich heritage we have to offer the world. Join us to celebrate Latino Heritage Month as we discuss with Ms. Castillo-Kickbusch about living a legacy of honor and pride.
5&6 (Tues-Wed) 6-10pm / BPSC Theater - Tunnel of Oppression
The Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive museum which spotlights different types of oppression through interactive theatre and multimedia presentations. In the past the event has shed light on issues ranging from human trafficking, genocide and suicide, just to name a few. For more information contact Lumberjack Cultural Association at email@example.com.
3-7 (Mon-Fri) - Dead Week
10-14 (Mon-Fri) - Finals Week