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We Are All Seeds: See Diversity Through Our Eyes - Conference
NAU Diversity Conference
Saturday, April 23
8:00 - 5:00 PM, du Bois Center

Join us for Northern Arizona University's first annual regional Diversity Conference hosted by the United Diversity Council and Inclusion and Multicultural Services.  This multi-session conference will cover themes of racism, sexual and gender identity, intersectionality, injustices, education, and forms of activism.  All attendees must pre-register online.

We Are All Seeds: See Diversity Through Our Eyes - Tunnel of Oppression
NAU Diversity Conference
Friday, April 22
4:00 - 8:00 PM, du Bois Center

Join Inclusion and Multicultural Services and the United Diversity Council in an immersive first-hand encounter of different forms of oppression.  Interactive monologues, fine art and multimedia presentations depict themes such as ability, class, body image, immigration, homophobia, religious oppression, relationship violence, sexism and race.  Following the Tunnel, participants will partake in a processing session todiscuss the experience and lean how we can think our role in creating positive social change.

Grave of the Fireflies

Reel Talk: Grave of the Fireflies
Tuesday, April 19
6:30 PM, International Pavilion

Grave of the Fireflies is a feature length anime film from Studio Ghibli.  Based on a true story, this film follows the struggle of a young boy and his little sister to survive in Japan during World War II.  Our film discussion will focus on the impact of the war and the history of Japanese internment in the U.S.

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Bring Down the Walls
Wednesday, April 13
12:00 - 1:30 PM, University Union, Oak Creek

We are bringing down the walls across our campus community by hosting a lunch series to encourage student and faculty interaction.  Come learn about difference areas of interest, identities, and cultures at NAU.  Lunch is provided!

One World Concert Auditions

One World Concert
Thursday, April 7
6:00 - 8:00 PM, Ashurst Auditorium

Community members will perform music that represents and expresses their spiritual identity.  This will be an exciting eventing of joy and celebration of the diversity of beliefs and backgrounds at NAU.  Lunch is provided!

Women in Leadership Panel
Thursday, March 31
6:00 - 8:00 PM, Athletic & Recreation Complex

Campus and community leaders will share their path to personal success, their background and experiences, and how we can support and grow the presence of women in leadership.  Come ask questions, enjoy dinner, and network with important community figures.

REEL TALK Stoning of Soraya

Reel Talk: Stoning of Soraya M.
Tuesday, March 22
6:30 PM, International Pavilion

The Stoning of Soraya M. is a drama set in 1986 Iran where a woman named Zahra tells a journalist the story of her niece's brutal death.  Our film discussion will focus on examining differences and complexities of cultural values.

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Bring Down the Walls
Wednesday, March 9
12:00 - 1:30 PM, University Union, Oak Creek

We are bringing down the walls across our campus community by hosting a lunch series to encourage student and faculty interaction.  Come learn about difference areas of interest, identities, and cultures at NAU.  Lunch is provided!

Hole in the Head

Reel Talk: Hole in the Head
Tuesday, February 23
6:30 PM, International Pavilion

Hole in the Head: A Life Revealed is a documentary exploring the life of Vertus Hardiman who has transcended horrific repercussions of medical experimentation experienced in his childhood, which left him with a severe physical deformity.  Or film discussion will focus on the impact of human experimentation on communities of color and the significance of this individual's personal story of strength.

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Bring Down the Walls
Wednesday, February 10
12:00 - 1:30 PM, University Union, Oak Creek

We are bringing down the walls across our campus community by hosting a lunch series to encourage student and faculty interaction.  Come learn about difference areas of interest, identities, and cultures at NAU.  Lunch is provided!

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Reel Talk: Freedom Writers
Tuesday, January 26
6:30 PM, International Pavilion 

Freedom Writers follows a young teacher's journey to inspire an at-risk class to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue higher education.  Our discussion will focus on themes around disparities in education and the role of race and socioeconomic in access and resources.

MLK 2016

Dr. MLK Jr. Day Celebration: Chasing the Mountaintop
Monday, January 18
1:00 PM, University Union & 1:30 PM du Bois Ballroom

Join us for a march in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. from the University Union down to the du Bois Center.  We will then hold the remainder of the program in the du Bois balllroom where a variety of speakers will discuss the history and power of MLK and his fight for civil rights.  keynote speaker will be Dr. Wanda Costen.