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

Fall 2019 & Spring 2020 Topics and Dates

October 1 - Stereotypes within Education Systems

4 p.m. - BPSC, Multimedia Room

This Brave Space session will discuss the stereotypes within the education system relating to race, social class and dialect. We also will talk about ways to overcome stereotypes within education systems.

November 14 - Understanding Identity and Pronouns

4 p.m. - BPSC, Multimedia Room

The OMA invites students, faculty and staff to come together to discuss intercultural/interfaith issues and concerns that impact our global, local and campus communities.

February 14 - Cultural Pluralism

4 p.m. - BPSC, Multimedia Room

The OMA invites students, faculty and staff to come together to understand the importance and intrinsic value of understanding the world from a different perspective.

March 3 - The Mountaintop: A Journey to True Unity

4 p.m. - BPSC, Multimedia Room

This program will educate attendees about the issues in their communities that divide them and the ways a community-centered perspective can create true unity. It will feature topics covered in "I've Been to the Mountaintop," the last speech given by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

April 23 - COVID-19

4 p.m. - Online, Via Zoom (Please check OMA social media pages to receive access)

This program will educate attendees about the COVID-19 and how it has affected various communities and cultures around the world.

Brave Space Series