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Student Center for Inclusion and Culture Upcoming Events

  • Book Circle Discussion--The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    12:00 PM-1:30 PM

    James E. Marks Intercultural Center, 3225 Arch Street, 1st Floor

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    The Book Circle provides participants with a place to engage in a facilitated dialogue about various cultural, intercultural, and identity issues in a respectful environment that encourages openness and humility. The Book Circle meets four times a year from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. (A complimentary lunch is provided.) RSVP required

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  • Drexel Meditation Group for Professional Staff, Faculty, and Students

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    12:30 PM-1:00 PM

    Intercultural Center (3225 Arch Street) in the Hon. Ida K Chen room

    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff

    The Drexel Meditation group offers an opportunity for professional staff, faculty, and students to reduce stress and grow in mindfulness and compassion together.

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  • Book Circle--The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    12:00 PM-1:30 PM

    New College Bldg., Room 3450, Center City Campus

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff

    The Book Circle provides participants with a place to engage in a facilitated dialogue about various cultural, intercultural, and identity issues in a respectful environment that encourages openness and humility. The Book Circle meets four times a year from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. (A complimentary lunch is provided.) RSVP required

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  • LGBT 101 Training Session

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    12:30 PM-1:30 PM

    July 29 - Ross Commons 316 Oct.28 - MacAlister 2020 Nov.12 - MacAlister 2020

    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students
    • Graduate Students
     
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  • LGBT HM - FUSE Weekly Meeting

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    7:00 PM-8:00 PM

    Myers Tutor Lounge

    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students

    Come join the Foundation of Undergraduates for Sexual Equality (FUSE) for weekly meetings that include educational presentations, exciting discussions and a wide variety of social events focused around inclusion and acceptance of all sexual and gender identities. Sponsored by FUSE

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  • LGBT Ally Training Session

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    3:30 PM-5:00 PM

    Oct. 29 - MacAlister 2019 Nov. 13 - MacAlister 2020

    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students
    • Graduate Students

    Part 2: LGBT Ally Training 
    This session provides students who completed the LGBTQ 101 training with the understanding and resources to be advocates and allies to LGBTQA students. Participants will be eligible to obtain CEO LEAD credit by participating in this training. The session's approximate duration is 90 minutes.

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  • Native American Heritage Month

    Beginning November 1, 2014

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    Drexel University

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    Heritage/history months and other celebrations provide a forum where we can learn about less spoken histories and add a different perspective to the retelling of our past. Each celebration can incorporate film, cultural celebrations, and speakers to engage our local community in a much needed conversation on the existing realities of particular communities in the U.S. and internationally.

    During the month of November the Drexel community observes Native American Heritage Month, which provides an opportunity for the community to acknowledge the painful history Native Americans have endured while recognizing the diversity and wealth our indigenous communities provide to the world's tapestry. What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the US, has resulted in a whole month being designated for that purpose. In 1990 President George H. W. Bush approved a joint resolution designating November 1990 as National American Indian Heritage Month. Similar proclamations, under variants on the name (including Native American Heritage Month and National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month) have been issued each year since 1994.

    For more information and the full calendar of events visit drexel.edu/studentaffairs//inclusion

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  • Cultural, spiritual/religious and social action student organization recognition Info. Session

    Tuesday, November 4, 2014

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    1-2 p.m. James E Marks Intercultural center (3225 Arch) 6-7 p.m. 013 Nesbitt

    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students
    • Graduate Students

    As of the academic year of 2014-2015 student organizations categorized as cultural, spiritual/religious or social action will be require to attend a 30 minute mandatory info session by the Student Center for Inclusion and Culture. This session can be attended by any one member of the leadership of the organization.

    Nov. 4
    1-2 p.m. James E Marks Intercultural center (3225 Arch)
    6-7 p.m.  013 Nesbitt

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  • LGBTea and Coffee Chat: How to be a Trans Ally

    Wednesday, November 5, 2014

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM

    North Hall – Game Room

    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    In honor of Transgender Remembrance Day (Thursday, Nov. 20), join the important conversation about what it means to be an ally to our trans friends and how we can get better at it.

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  • LHM - Marcelo Martin and Elena - Documentary Filmmaking in Cuba

    Thursday, November 6, 2014

    3:30 PM-5:30 PM

    URBN Center, Screening Room 349

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff

    The Americas Media Initiative (AMI) presents the Young Cuban Documentary Filmmakers Series. The program will screen the short documentary film Elena, about a crumbling apartment building in Havana, Cuba. Afterwards, the film's director, Marcelo Martin, will discuss the making of the documentary.
    Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English and Philosophy, Office of International Programs and Office of Equality and Diversity

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