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.

2018: Spring Topics and Dates are listed below

February 15th. (Thurs) - Brave Space Series: African Hair Diaspora

Location and Time: BPSC Regents Suite A

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

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.

2017: Fall Topics and Dates are listed below

Sept 26th. (Tues) - Brave Space Series: Immigration

Location and Time: BPSC Tiered Room 2.201 at 4:00 p.m.

The Office of Multicultural Affairs invites students, faculty and staff to come together to discuss intercultural/interfaith issues and concerns that impact our global, local and campus communities. Each meeting has a specific area of focus. This meeting will discuss the impact of immigration on humanity.

Oct 24th. (Tues) - Brave Space Series: Religious Panel

Location and Time: BPSC Regents Suite A at 4:00 p.m.

The Office of Multicultural invites students, faculty and staff to come together to discuss intercultural/interfaith issues and concerns that affect our global, local and campus communities. Each meeting has a specific area of focus. This session will explore different aspects of religion with a panel of representatives from multiple beliefs/faiths.

Brave Space Series
Brave Space Series