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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Winter Break

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Thursday, December 27, 2012

Winter Break

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Friday, December 28, 2012

Winter Break

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

OPEN House - RACE: Are We Really So Different?

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Ctr
Description: The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the UVM College of Medicine Invites you and your guest to an Open House and Exhibit Tour. College of Medicine faculty, staff and students and their families and guests are invited for a tour of this compelling exhibit at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center. Light refreshments will be served.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Wealth & Poverty in Vermont

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Livak Ballroom, Dudley Davis Ctr
Description: Supported by the UVM College of Medicine Department of Family Medicine, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion, and TOPMEd HRSA Training Grant.
The annual Cultural Awareness Workshop is an integral part of the curricula for College of Medicine students and Family Medicine Residents.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Film: "The Powerbroker"

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Flynn Space
Description: The Flynn Center partners with Vermont Public Television and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at University of Vermont to present Community Cinema in FlynnSpace. Community Cinema is a free monthly screening series showcasing the Emmy Award-winning PBS Series Independent Lens. A new film is previewed at these screenings one month prior to the scheduled broadcast of each film on Vermont Public Television.
Following each hour-long film, a community discussion that expands on and examines the film is presented.

"The Powerbroker"
Whitney M. Young, Jr. was one of the most celebrated and contro-versial leaders of the civil rights era. As executive director of the National Urban League, he took the struggle for equality directly to the powerful white elite, gaining allies in business and government, including three presidents.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Film: "Wonder Women!"The Untold Story of American Superheroines

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Flynn Space - Flynn Theatre
Description: The Flynn Center partners with Vermont Public Television and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at University of Vermont to present Community Cinema in FlynnSpace. Community Cinema is a free monthly screening series showcasing the Emmy Award-winning PBS Series Independent Lens. A new film is previewed at these screenings one month prior to the scheduled broadcast of each film on Vermont Public Television. Following each hour-long film, a community discussion that expands on and examines the film is presented.

"Wonder Women!"
The Untold Story of American Superheroines

Trace the fascinating evolution and legacy of the original comic book Amazon, Wonder Woman. From her creation in the 1940s to the superhero blockbusters of today, pop-culture’s representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation.

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Blackboard Jungle- Keynote Kickoff

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Ira Allen Chapel
Description: In celebration of women's history, the 2013 Keynote Kickoff speaker for the Blackboard Jungle Symposium will be Rebecca Walker, author of To Be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism.

She will speak on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. in Ira Allen Chapel.

The Keynote Kickoff is free and open to the public.

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Film Screening & Panel Discussion: "How to Survive A Plague"

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Waterman Building, Room 413
Description: The LGBTQA Center at UVM, along with our partners, would like to invite both the UVM community and general public to attend a free screening of the new film, "How to Survive A Plague," which will be followed by a panel discussion that our collaborators at Vermont Cares, Living Well, the UVM College of Medicine Gay-Straight Alliance, and the UVM Free2B student group are helping to organize. More information about the film can be found at surviveaplague.com. Seating capacity is capped at 108 people and doors will open at 5:45 with the film starting at 6:00.

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Friday, March 29, 2013

Blackboard Jungle 6 Symposium

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Location: Dudley Davis Center
Description: Blackboard Jungle 6 Symposium

The 21st Century University is a complex, diverse, and multifaceted environment for teaching and learning. The Symposium is designed for UVM faculty, staff, and all others wanting to better understand identity development and expand their cross-cultural, multicultural, and cultural competency skills to shape conversations in classrooms and work environments in our educational institutions

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Film: "The Island President"

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Flynn Space
Description: The Flynn Center partners with Vermont Public Television and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at University of Vermont to present Community Cinema in FlynnSpace. Community Cinema is a free monthly screening series showcasing the Emmy Award-winning PBS Series Independent Lens. A new film is previewed at these screenings one month prior to the scheduled broadcast of each film on Vermont Public Television. Following each hour-long film, a community discussion that expands on and examines the film is presented.

"The Island President": Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed is confronting a problem greater than any world leader has ever faced—the literal survival of his country and everyone in it. His is the most low-lying country in the world, and a minor rise in sea level would literally erase it from the map.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Film: "The Revolutionary Optimists"

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Flynn Space
Description: The Flynn Center partners with Vermont Public Television and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at University of Vermont to present Community Cinema in FlynnSpace. Community Cinema is a free monthly screening series showcasing the Emmy Award-winning PBS Series Independent Lens. A new film is previewed at these screenings one month prior to the scheduled broadcast of each film on Vermont Public Television. Following each hour-long film, a community discussion that expands on and examines the film is presented.

"The Revolutionary Optimists"

Children in the slums of Calcutta are starting a revolution. Called to action by visionary former attorney Amlan Ganguly, the 'Daredevils' have already made radical health and sanitation improvements in one of the city's poorest slums--awakening a neglected populace to the real possibility of change.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Film: "Love Free or Die"

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Flynn Space
Description: The Flynn Center partners with Vermont Public Television and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at University of Vermont to present Community Cinema in FlynnSpace. Community Cinema is a free monthly screening series showcasing the Emmy Award-winning PBS Series Independent Lens. A new film is previewed at these screenings one month prior to the scheduled broadcast of each film on Vermont Public Television. Following each hour-long film, a community discussion that expands on and examines the film is presented.

"Love Free or Die"

Love Free or Die is about a man whose two defining passions the world cannot reconcile: his love for God and for his partner Mark. The film is about church and state, love and marriage, faith and identity—and openly gay Bishop Eugene Robinson's struggle to dispel the notion that God’s love has limits.

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