EMU Information / October 2, 2014

Around Eastern 10/1

As we move into October, fall is already in full swing.  Remember that October is LGBT History Month, as well as National Arts & Humanities Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and National Pork and Pizza Month. Lots will be happening over the coming month, check back here for updates. Get ready for one of the best October plays of all time onFriday with the Dr. Faustus panel. Keep your eyes out for these events around campus for the rest of the week and this jammed packed weekend.

 Wednesday

OUTober Kick-Off

From 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Student Center – Room 300

Celebrate with your your lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Resource Center student staff as we kick off the month! Free food to the first 40 through the door. Meet our queer collaborators on campus, get event information and more…

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Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: No

 

Coming Out Being Out

From 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Student Center – Room 347

A safe and affirming environment for LGBTQ students to come together and discuss topics related to gender and sexual identity.

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Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: No

 

“Acapella: The Hip-Hop & Lyricism Project”

From 7:13 PM to 9:00 PM

Student Center – Room 300

This program will highlight the dimensions of hip hop and lyricism, how it has grown to be a root of black culture and how it has developed over time. Guest speaker will be Dr. Melvin Peters.

Contact:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Thursday

Bicycle Registration (FREE)

From 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Student Center (outside of bldg. on the side closest to the bridge)

EMU Police Dept. is holding a bicycle registration program. Bikes can be registered anytime during school year. Bikes are marked with ID tags, bicycle & owner info. is retrieved, then stored into a data base in the event the bicycle is lost or stolen.

Contact:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: No

 

International Conversation Club

From 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

King Hall – Room 318

Students from around the world, including the U.S., are invited to meet one another and participate in conversation about a variety of interesting topics. A great opportunity to meet people from other countries and learn about other cultures.

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Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Lecture: Jason Franz – Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center

From 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Halle Library – Room 300

A curator, educator and visual artist, Jason Franz is the founding executive director and chief curator for Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center. He will present and participate in Q&A on Manifest’s origins, programs and creative vision.

Contact:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

Sky Lounge

9:00 PM

Student Center – Room 300

The synergy of live jazz loosens up the unique atmosphere of this nightclub experience. Light, sound & conversation saturate your senses for a fully enjoyable experience. Mingle and be seen as you enjoy some of the upscale night life campus has to offer.

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: No

 

Friday

Graduate Student Support Group

From 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Snow Health Center – Room 313

This group will provide a space for graduate students to share their problems and progress through graduate school, while helping with strategies to improve time management and the ability to successfully complete projects.

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Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: No

 

Faustus & Forbidden Knowledge: An Interdisciplinary Panel

From 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Halle Auditorium

Join Dr. Crouch (Philosophy), Dr. Delph (History), Dr. Stille (CMTA), & Dr. Neufeld (Literature) for an interdisciplinary panel on forbidden knowledge in Christopher Marlowe’s play “Doctor Faustus,” which will be performed at EMU in the following weeks.

Contact:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Friday Night Movie: Tammy

8:00 PM

EMU Student Center Auditorium

Showings at 8:00 and 10:30 PM. After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother (IMDB).

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: No

Saturday

Parenting Student Day

From 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

McKenny Hall Ballroom

Students can come out and connect with other parenting students while enjoying fun games and activities with their families. We will also be providing valuable information about available resources both on and around campus.
Contact:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: No

 

Men’s and Women’s Swim & Dive Green and White Meet

1:00 PM

Jones Pool

Come out and support your Men’s and Women’s Swim & Dive teams as they open their season with their annual inter-squad competition deemed “The Green and White”. Everyone is welcome and entry is free.

Contact:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: No

Sunday

Great Lakes Drawing Biennial

From 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

University Gallery

Hosted by EMU once every two years, the Great Lakes Drawing Biennial is a juried show open to artists in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin, New York and Pennsylvania.

Reception: Wednesday, 9/24/14, 4-7pm, Awards: 5:30pm

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

OUTober Flag Display

From 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

The Courtyard Area near Pray-Harrold

Help to create LGBTQ visibility on campus. Join us in the courtyard next to Pray-Harrold as we put thousands of flags in the ground to create one giant rainbow flag. Cider and donuts provided.

Contact:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: No

 

 


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