Stephen F. Austin State University

Brave Space Series

Brave Space is a series developed by the Office of Multicultural Affairs that provides a space for SFA Students, Faculty and Staff, and the Nacogdoches community to share their perspective on challenging topics.

Brave Space Series

2018: Spring Topics and Dates are listed below

February 15th. (Thurs) - African Hair Diaspora

Location and Time: BPSC Regents Suite A at 4pm

The OMA invites students, faculty and staff members to come together to discuss political/social issues and concerns that impact global, national and local campus communities. Each meeting has a specific area of focus. This session will educate the audience on how European colonization impacted the historical biasness towards Afro-type hair which still exist today. We will also explore the politics, controversies, and obsessions surrounding Afro-textured hair.

April 17th. (Tues) - Islamophobia

Location and Time: BPSC Multimedia Room at 4pm

The OMA invites students, faculty and staff members to come together to discuss intercultural/interfaith issues and concerns that impact global, national and local campus communities. Each meeting has a specific area of focus. This meeting will discuss the hateful rhetoric towards Muslims, as well as the impact of Islamophobia on Americans.

Brave Space Series