Political & Social Journeys Topics of Xavier Discussions

January 14, 2011

“The Movement: Political and Social Journeys” is a four-part facilitated dialogue designed to engage the campus community in discussions about past and current movements. Multicultural perspectives will promote diversity awareness and social justice. It is continuing in 2011 with the final two presentations.

February 7 at 4pm
Rush to the Altar in Conaton Learning Commons Kennedy Lecture Hall (room 412) at the corner of Dana and Ledgewood Avenues. Free and open
Discuss the institution of marriage from various cultural contexts including how marriage is designed, the family unit structures and how relationships evolve with Dr. Cathy McDaniels-Wilson, assistant professor of psychology at Xavier University.

March 21 at 4pm
…But Words Can Hurt Me in Conaton Learning Commons Kennedy Lecture Hall (room 412). Free and open
Words are very powerful. What is their impact when used in racial and sexual epithets? There will be an opportunity to share cultural implications and history of these terms as well.

The Office of Multicultural Affairs is a department within the Division of Student Life and Leadership that provides direct support to students of color (Black/African American, Latino/a, Asian American, Native American) and advocacy to other minoritized groups that aids in their holistic development. Multicultural Affairs also provides diversity awareness programs to enrich the academic, cultural and social experiences of Xavier students. For more information: 513-745-3181 or www.xavier.edu/multiculturalaffairs