April 7, 2016 - 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. - 1080 Physics Research Building
The Space and Sovereignty Humanities Institute Working Group and the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science welcome Kim TallBear, associate professor in the faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta, who studies the historical and ongoing roles of science and technology (technoscience) in the colonization of indigenous peoples and others. Her recent book, Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science, examines how genetic science is co-constituted with notions of race and indigenous peoples....
The Center for Latin American Studies, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and the Interdisciplinary Working Group on the Andes and Amazonia invite you to attend the inaugural event to introduce their Andean and Amazonian Cultural Artifacts Collection. RSVP . More .
March 30-31, 2016 - Frank W. Hale Jr. Black Cultural Center
The Black Women and Girls’ Lives Matter conference seeks to advance justice and equity for women and girls of color. Panels will consist of renowned scholars, educators, cultural workers, artists, public servants, and students. Featured national artist TBA. Space is limited. Registration is required for conference and concert. More . Contact .
March 10, 2016 - 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - OSU Hillel, 46 E. 16th Avenue
The Global Leadership Initiative — in partnership with the David Project, Greater Columbus Sister Cities International, Buckeyes for Israel and OSU Hillel — welcome you to A Waltz Through Herzliya, an interactive cultural showcase of a lesser-known gem in Israel. Come learn about the different aspects that make the city unique. Enjoy traditional Israeli food, panels on Judaism, trivia with prizes, photo opportunities, study abroad information and a special dance performance. Admission is free but donations (cash only) will be appreciated for House...
March 8, 2016 - 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. - 115 Mendenhall Laboratory
Marjorie Faulstich Orellana, assistant director of Urban Education and associate director of the Center for International Migration at UCLA, will be giving a talk on crossing borders and cultivating a translingual and transcultural world. This free lecture is sponsored by the OSU Latino/a Studies Program, the Department of Teaching and Learning, the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy, and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. More .
This article from The Lantern highlights true experiences of Sikh Americans on campus and around the United States. Members of the Sikh religion are often mistaken for being Muslim simply because of the visible elements of their religion, sometimes being subjected to hate crimes and other attacks. There are hopes to educate about other religions and people, and more generally being tolerant and celebrating the diverse culture on Ohio State’s campus.
March 8, 1026 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Creative Arts Room at the Ohio Union.
The Organization of Hispanic Faculty and Staff, in collaboration with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, will present an evening of award-winning and up-and-coming Hispanic/Latino literary talent. Food and refreshments will be served, but space is limited. RSVP to Gustavo Stille ( email@example.com ) with “RSVP to Poetry/Music Night” in the subject line.
March 8, 2016 - 12: 30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. - 260 Ramseyer Hall
Fulbright Scholar Sarah Gallo of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education and Human Ecology will lead an interactive discussion on culture and immigration and their impact on education for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The stimulating conversations will begin to address how to incorporate these themes into work with educators and schools. More .
A story from WKSU 89.7 out of Kent OH about how simply having a diverse workforce doesn’t always improve outcomes. They have to develop a connection. It explores how having diverse networks in your personal life can lead to improved outcomes within diverse teams at work. (Shared originally by Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business). More .