UAB will be helping host several events during the soon to come Diversity Education Week! It will be an amazing week of fun events and here are three big ones
Miss Representation (Film & Discussion)
Tuesday October 16, 2012
Sponsored by: The Women’s Center and Diversity Activities Board (UAB)
The documentary by Jennifer Newsom, premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and aired on the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. The film explores how the media’s misrepresentation of women has led to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence.
Annual Fall Dialogue featuring America Ferrera Valuing Diversity: Lessons from Ugly Betty
Wednesday October 17, 2012
Talley Student Center Ballroom
Sponsored by: The Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity and the Diversity Activities Board (UAB)
America Ferrera will speak on her experiences on valuing diversity as it relates to her television series Ugly Betty and her recent role in the PBS film, Half the Sky which debuts October 1. Based on the novel, it draws a compelling picture of the trials and triumphs of women worldwide.
Neo-Diversity: “The New American Frontier”
Thursday October 18, 2012
Sponsored by: Diversity Activities Board (UAB)
In America today, we live on neo-diversity frontier. On that frontier the situation is that we all are required to have contact with people who do not look like or even sound like us. In his presentation,Dr. Nacoste will describe how this neo-diversity influences our everyday interactions and what each of us can do to have smooth social interactions on this new frontier.
Tickets to Annual Fall Diversity Dialogue Featuring American Ferrera go on sale Wednesday 10/10 at the Bookstore by the Computer Connections Department. Tickets are free with a student ID.
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