Office of Diversity and Institutional Equity

Calendar

 
The Negro Leagues and the Desegregation of Baseball –
The Rest of the Story
 
 
March 18, 12:00-12:50
Flowers Hall 303
Dr. Terry Rodenberg, retired professor of sociology and Director of International Programs at Western Illinois University and University of Central Missouri, will present a lecture on “The Negro Leagues and the Desegregation of Baseball - The Rest of the Story” on Monday, March 18, at 12:00 pm in Flowers Hall 303. This lecture is free and open to the University community. Dr. Rodenberg has shared his knowledge of this significant event in American sport history on university campuses throughout the United States.

Monday, August 26th CultureFest 2013 from 6-8pm;UNA Amphitheater (Rain Location GUC Atrium); Presented By:ODIE 

March 18, 2013 6:00 p.m. BFSA Scholars Recognition Program
GUC Performance Center

March 13, 2013- March 14, 2013 UNA Writer's Series
March 13, 2013 2:00 p.m. Preview to Writers Series by Dr. Lisa Minor
March 14, 2013 11:00 a.m. Nikki Giovanni
March 14, 2013 9:30 a.m. Dr. Trudier Harris
All events will take place in the GUC Performance Center

Saturday, March 9, 2013 5:00 p.m. 9th Annual Cultural Music Fest Presented by: Presidential Mentors Academy GUC Performance Center
The Cultural Music Fest is a free community music concert for all music genres and talents (gospel, R&B, rap, poetry, dance, spiritual dance, singing, etc.).

Saturday, March 9, 2013 10:00 a.m.- "March for Justice" Black Student Alliance and NPHC will march downtown Florence in remembrance of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis.

Thursday, February 28, 2013 6:30 p.m- "Promoting Black Excellence" Speaker: Ms. Deidra Perry Presented by: Black Student Alliance
GUC Performance Center

Sunday, February 24, 2013 2:00 p.m. New Shanghai Circus
Norton Auditorium

Friday, January 18, 2013, 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr. March

Monday, October 1, 2012- Friday, October 5, 2012 Voters Registration Drive in the GUC Atrium from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m Presented by: Xi Phi of Delta Sigma Theta and Black Student Alliance

Tuesday, September 4, 2012- Saturday, September 8. 2012 UNA NPHC Week

Tuesday, September 4, 2012, 6:30 p.m. NPHC Convocation Presented by: UNA NPHC

Monday, August 27, 2012, 4:00 p.m. Multicultural Student Reception Presented by: ODIE

Saturday, April 21, 2012, 7:00 p.m. Global Culture Night Norton Auditorium

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 6:30 p.m. International Friends and Food Night Presented by: COB Ambassadors GUC Performance Center
In an effort to promote cultural integration at UNA, the COB Ambassadors are hosting the International Friends and Food Night. Guests are invited to enjoy snack and activities as students from around the world interact and get to know each other. Please feel free to come with as many friends that are interested and be looking forward to a wonderful afternoon.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 12:30 p.m. Ishmael Reeds' Works Presented by: Ishmael Reed GUC Performance Center
Ishmael Reed, fiction writer, poet, playwright, essayist, and commentator will read from his works. Two of Ishmael Reed's books have been nominated for National Book Awards; a book of poetry, Conjure, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize; he became a MacArthur Fellow in 1998; and the Gale Research Company cites his Beware Do Not Read This Poem as one of the approximately twenty poems that teachers and librarians have identified as the most frequently studied in literature courses. Harold Bloom designated Mumbo Jumbo as one of the 500 most important books of the Western canon. A book signing and reception will follow at 2pm in the Banquet Hall. For more information: call the English Department at (256) 765-4238

Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 11:00 a.m. Tennessee Reeds' Poetry Presented by: Tennessee Reed GUC Performance Center
Tennessee Reeds collection includes; City Beautiful, Airborne, and Electric Chocolate.

Monday, March 19, 2012 - Tuesday, March 20, 2012 UNA Writers' Series

Monday, March 19, 2012, 2:00 pm Lecture on Ishmael Reed's work in Film and Screenwriting Presented by: Dr. Will Verrone GUC Loft
Dr. Will Verrone, who teaches in the English Department and who is the author of The Avant Garde Feature Film: A Critical History and Adaptation and the Avant Garde, will lecture on Ishmael Reed's work in film and screenwriting.

Saturday, March 17, 2012, 5:00 p.m. 8th Annual Cultural Music Fest Presented by: Presidential Mentors Academy Shoals Theatre
The Cultural Music Fest is a free community music concert for all music genres and talents (gospel, R&B, rap, poetry, dance, spiritual dance, singing, etc.). We encourage everyone to come have a wonderful time with us and also get a free PMA Cultural Music Fest t-shirt.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 12:00 p.m. A-telle un coeur....Artistic Encounters, Louise de Vilmorin and Francis Poulenc Presented by: VOICE AREA/ The Department of Music and Theater Department of Music and Theater Recital Hall
To celebrate Women's History Month, this lecture/recital will be given by Ms. Eleanor McClellan, music library specialist, and assisted by Dr. Tiffany Bostic-Brown, Adjunct Professor of Voice. There is no charge for this event. Please come out to celebrate this monumental month for the appreciation of women world-wide.

Tuesday February 28, 2011, 6:30 p.m. Documentary Screening of the Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords Location: UNA Communications Building

Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 6:00 p.m. Chinese New Year Gala: Descendants of the Dragon GUC Banquet Hall

Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 6:30 p.m. Viewing of the Movie- Selma, Lord Selma Presented by: Black Student Alliance GUC Performance Center

Monday, February 13, 2012, 6:00 p.m. "Paths to Academic Success,"" Presented by: Black Faculty and Staff Association GUC Performance Center

Monday, February 6, 2012, 5:30 p.m. "Reflections of the Civil Rights Movement" Presented by: Richie Jean Sherrod Jackson UNA Performance Center
Alabama author, Richie Jean Sherrod Jackson, author of The House Beside the Road: The Selma Civil Rights Movement. Mrs. Jackson will share her experiences with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in planning strategies during the Civil Rights Movement. Please visit her website at www.thehousebythesideoftheroad.com. The event is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Institutional Equity. For more information call 256-765-6341 or email us at odie@una.edu.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 12:00 p.m. Lee Hoibly's setting of Dr. Martin Luther King's I Have a Dream Presented by: UNA Voice Area/ Dept. of Music and Theater Department of Music and Theater Recital Hall
This lecture/recital will be given by Dr. Terrance D. Brown. Director of Vocal Studies at the University of North Alabama. Please come out to celebrate this monumental figure in American History. NOTE: The pianist for the event will be Ms. Karen Cantrell. There is no charge for this event. This event is sponsored by the Voice Teachers of the Department of Music and Theater. For more information on the Voice Faculty at the University of North Alabama please visit http://www.una.edu/music-theatre/faculty-staff.html.