EMU Information / March 16, 2015

This Week in Reward Points 3.16

Who is loving this weather? This is the perfect week to get out and get some reward points! In fact, this may be the busiest week of the year with dozens of events. There are a ton of events related to the SAFE love week all focused on reducing sexual assaults and domestic violence awareness. And don’t forget, its all a part of Women’s history month. Check them out!

Monday

Breaking The Silence (Women Only)

From 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Putnam Residence Hall – Lounge

BLACK’s Annual SAFE Love Domestic Violence Week, begins w/ Regina Beyersdorf, Personal Protection Order Advocate from SafeHouse, speaking to the women in attendance about the different elements of domestic violence, in collaboration with IAmPink.

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Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Tuesday

Passport to Aging: Aging Studies Program Annual Lecture

From 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Student Center – Ballroom

This event will explore wellness and aging from an interdisciplinary perspective. Interactive wellness passport stations and activities will allow attendees to gather resources on aging well. Healthy food tastings will be offered to all attendees.

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Carry that Weight: Sexual Assault Activism on Campus

From 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Student Center – 300

Sexual Assault Activism on Campus.

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Intersections: Carry That Weight (Sexual Assault Activism on Campus)

From 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Student Center – 300

This series explores the intersections of various identities & how they interrelate, creating a multi-layered system of oppression. WRC staff will lead a discussion about the rise in campus activism inspired by the Carry That Weight movement at Columbia.

Contact:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

“Thrive” – Live Broadcast by Arianna Huffington

7:00 PM

Student Center Auditorium

Arianna Huffington’s is one of the most well recognized names in modern journalism. She will share advice on redefining success, and creating a life of well-being, wisdom and wonder. Students will be able to tweet in questions. Snacks will be served.

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Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

No Excuses: Domestic Violence Hurts Everyone (Men Only)

From 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Lake House – Bib Bob’s

BLACK, Officer Candace Dorsey & Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., will share with the gentlemen the importance of consent between themselves and the young lady they are sexually involved with. She said “yes” today, but may recant tomorrow morning.

Contact:

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

“Testosterone, Sexuality and Gender/Sex” by Sari van Anders, Ph.D.

From 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

McKenny Hall – Ballroom

The Minor in Human Sexuality and The Department of Psychology present Sari van Anders, Ph.D. “Testosterone, Sexuality and Gender/Sex.”

Contact:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Wednesday

Cardiovascular Health and Disease in Women Discussion

From 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Halle Library – 300

Kyle Marie Herrala is a graduate student in the school of health promotion and human performance. She currently serves as a health ambassador for Project Healthy Schools in Ann Arbor.

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

“Jump, Jive and Join in the Struggle: Illustrations of the Personal is Political”

From 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Student Center – 300

Workshop and Book Signing.

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Additional Information:

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Fast-A-Thon

From 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Student Center – 310B

The EMU Center for Multicultural Student Affairs together with MSA will host the annual Fast-a-Thon event. Join in fasting and then enjoy a nice dinner along with a lecture about why Muslims fast.

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Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Collective Voices: Wisdom from Our African American Lesbian Elders

From 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Student Center – Auditorium

Film Screening. Reel Women Speak Collective Voices: Wisdom of our African American Elders.

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Sex Has No Boundaries: Dating & Relationships (CO-ED)

From 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Buell Hall – Lounge

In continuation of our SAFE Love DV Week, BLACK, our sister organization You Beautiful Black Women (YBBW), & Officer Candace Dorsey, from the EMU Police Department, will shed light on different perspectives of dating & the relation to domestic violence.

Contact:

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

Thursday

EcoJustice and Activism Conference

From 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Porter College of Education – 203

This year’s conference theme is Art, Activism, and EcoJustice.
Indigenous art scholar Dylan Miner, poet Amy Abendroth and Detroit muralist Chazz Miller are featured speakers. Workshops, papers, exhibits.

Contact:

Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

International Conversation Club

From 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

King Hall – 424

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.

Contact:

  • International Student Resource Center
  • Phone: 734.487.0338
  • Email: esl@emich.edu

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Feminism and Transgender People Reading Group

From 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM

Student Center – 350

Feminist and Transgender People Reading Group. Reading, Sandy Stone’s “The Empire Strikes Back:A Posttransexual Manifesto.”

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

“Workplace Bullying, Harassment, Stress, and You”

From 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Student Center – 330

Performance

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Celebrate National Nutrition Month with Part III of our Cooks Series (Dinner)

From 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Roosevelt Hall – 5

Dietetic Students and a Registered Dietitian will be running a FREE three-part cooking class. The third part features recipes for Dinner, including Dessert. Join us for learning new cooking skills, safety tips, health benefits, and tasting of each recipe.

Contact:

Cost: Free

Registration in the ONS office 108 Roosevelt Hall, over the phone 734.487.6572, or by email chhs_nutrition@emich.edu through the day of the event

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

We’re The First! First Generation Student Workshop

From 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Pray-Harrold – 306

This workshop will provide a confidential and supportive environment for first-gen college students to explore what it means to be an “f-gen,” learn useful skills to navigate the college culture, and provide support to one another on this journey.

Contact:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Las Rebeldes: Excavating Latina Legacies of Struggle in Michigan

From 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Halle Library – 300

Professor Maria Eugenia Cotera, American Culture, University of Michigan.

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Dr. Dylan Miner, Wiisaakodewinini (Métis) artist, activist, and scholar

From 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Porter College of Education – 203

EcoJustice and Activism Keynote: “Agamiing, Awasaakwaa (On the Shore, On the Other Side of the Forest): Indigenous Art and Resistance along the US-Canada Borderlands.” Dr. Miner, MSU professor and activist, coordinates new Indigenous art initiatives.

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Tag, Your It: Self-Defense

From 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Walton Residence Hall – Lounge

To conclude our SAFE Love DV Week, BLACK, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., & Officer Candace Dorsey, from the EMU Police Department, will show both men and women, different techniques in the event your safety is in jeopardy.

Contact:

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Friday

EcoJustice and Activism Conference

From 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Porter College of Education – 203

This year’s conference theme is Art, Activism, and EcoJustice.
Indigenous art scholar Dylan Miner, poet Amy Abendroth and Detroit muralist Chazz Miller are featured speakers. Workshops, papers, exhibits.

Contact:

Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Chazz Miller, Detroit Muralist and Educator

From 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Porter College of Education – 203

EcoJustice and Activism Keynote: Learning from the Huron: An EcoJustice Mural Project. Chazz is “Artist in Residence” for the EcoJ./Activism Conf. A mural will be unveiled in the COE. Chazz, art teacher Lisa Voelker and her students discuss the process.

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

HSC Winter Workshop Series: Show Me The Money

From 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Halle Library – 111

Please register for this event at the below link.

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Joel Schoenhals Beethoven Sonata Cycle Recital #6: Beethoven’s 32

8:00 PM

Pease Auditorium –

Join faculty pianist Joel Schoenhals as he continues a four-year performance journey of the complete piano sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven featuring “Appassionata” and “Les Adieux.”

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Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Saturday

Emily Abendroth: Poet, Prison/Eco Activist

From 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Porter College of Education – 203

EcoJustice and Activism Keynote: “Collapsing Every Vein: The Structural Violence and Sweeping Ripple Effects of Fracking and Prisons” Abendroth’s poetry investigates state regimes of power, and strategies of resistance.

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

Sunday

Pease Centennial Gala

3:00 PM

Pease Auditorium –

Gala Concert celebrating 100 years of music in Pease Auditorium.

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Additional Information:

Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 


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