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Sunday, August 11, 2013

Cultivate Compassion & Peace in a Multicultural World

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Recital Hall & Atrium
Description: Imam Jamal Rahman, a popular speaker on Islam, Sufi spirituality and interfaith relations, and Spiritual Director Carol A. Fournier, director of Silver Dove Institute, discuss the topic of multicultural and interfaith spiritual care and cultivating interfaith communities of understanding for the Silver Dove Institute’s ‘Coming of Age’ 21st Birthday fundraiser on Sunday, August 11, 2013 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM

This exciting event sponsored by The University of Vermont: Center of Cultural Pluralism will be held in the recital hall at the Southwick Music Building (Redstone Campus) at the University of Vermont.

For more information about the event, please check this website: www.therapysites.com/sites/silverdoveinstitute.org/CultivatingCompassioninMulticulturalWorldAugust112013.en.html or contact Carol Fournier by email info@silverdoveinstitute.org or by phone (802) 865-2600.

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Monday, August 26, 2013

First Day of Classes

Day Event

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

23rd Annual ActivitiesFest

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: B/H-Davis Center Quad
Description: Rain Site: Davis Center

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People Like Us: Understanding the Rules of the Game

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: L/L Commons Rm 216
Description: Center for Cultural Pluralism's Social Justice Film Series:

People Like Us looks at how class really works in America, examining how it affects our understanding of race and gender, investigating the exclusion of class fromt he national debate, and probing the ways in which class differences shape daily life.

FREE. Open to UVM faculty, staff and students.

Discussion of themes immediately following the film. Please allow for up to 30 minutes of debriefing.

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Monday, September 16, 2013

"Israel Through Our Eyes" Art Exhibit

Day Event Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM in the Multicultural Art Gallery at Allen House

Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge at the Allen House!

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Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Faculty Lunch Forum: Sherwood Smith

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: TBA
Description: UVM faculty member presenting today:
Sherwood Smith
Department of Leadership & Developmental Sciences
College of Education & Social Sciences

The Center for Cultural Pluralism offers these forums as a time and place for faculty to discuss the connections they have made between their curriculum and pedagogy. The forum seeks to:
-Provide a faculty colleague's personal narrative on piece(s) of course content used to incorporate issue(s) of diversity and ideas behind its' selection
-Engage groups of faculty in conversation on their personal approaches and processes for teaching about issues of diversity as an entry into larger converstion
-Share ideas, challenges, innovations, questions and success to enrich our collective knowledge.

This semester, our focus will be on two questions:
-What is one critical concept about diversity for you?
-How do you help students understand that link(s) to the discipline?

Registration is required. You can find the registration information on our website www.uvm.edu/~ccpuvm
Space is limited to the first 10 faculty members that register.
Lunch will be provided by Waterman Manor

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Friday, September 20, 2013

Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Monday, September 23, 2013

Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Lessons for Everybody: Infusing Race and Ethnicity into Our Work

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: See below for more details.
Description: A workshop for faculty.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Location: Hawke Family Campus Center on Champlain College's Campus

Presenters:
*Susan Burch, Associate Professor and Director for the Center for Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity Studies at Middlebury College
*Tara Affolter, Visiting Assistant Professor of Education Studies, Middlebury College

Key Topics:
*How Race and ethnicity and their critical understandings are relevant to faculty work in higher education
*How to create an inclusive classroom environment
*Utilizing resources and building a community of educators committed to inclusive learning

TO REGISTER:
E-mail CCP@uvm.edu with your name, e-mail and department.

Co-sponsored by UVM's Center for Cultural Pluralism, Champlain College's Chief Diversity Office and the Center for Multicultural Affairs at St. Michael's College.

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Inocente

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: L/L Commons Rm 216
Description: Center for Cultural Pluralism's Social Justice Film Series:

Inocente is an intensely personal and vibrant coming of age documentary about a young fifteen- year old homeless, undocumented immigrant artist's fierce determination to never surrent to the bleakness of her surrounds in San Diego, California.

FREE. Open to UVM faculty, staff and students.

Discussion of themes immediately following the film. Please allow for up to 30 minutes of debriefing.

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Friday, September 27, 2013

Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Monday, September 30, 2013

Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Friday, October 4, 2013

Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Open Monday-Friday. 9:00am-4:30pm in the Multicultural Art Gallery
Israel Through Our Eyes is an exhibit showcasing UVM students' various trips and experiences in Israel. Using photography and various other artistic mediums, these works of art will help you see, feel, and understand a college students' relationship with, appreciation for, and understanding of Israel

Reception will be Friday, October 4th, 4:30-5:30 in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge, located in the Allen House

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Israel Through Our Eyes Exhibit Reception

Time: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Leon Lawrence Lounge
Description: Join us for the reception of "Israel Through Our Eyes!" There will be light refreshments served!

Reception will be held in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge in the Allen House, 461 Main Street, Burlington.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

TransFigures Poster Project Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: The TransFigures Poster Project is an awareness campaign that seeks to educate and to celebrate the lives and achievements of Trans* individuals. First developed by Kayla Lisenby in 2012 at the University of California at Riverside (UCR), the project is based on an idea by UCR student Johnathan Fiske. Trans* in this context refers to many diverse gender identities and gender expressions that might include (but are not limited to) transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, transsexual, agender, third gender, two-spirit, bigender, transman, transwoman, gender nonconforming, masculine of center and gender questioning.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

TransFigures Poster Project Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: The TransFigures Poster Project is an awareness campaign that seeks to educate and to celebrate the lives and achievements of Trans* individuals. First developed by Kayla Lisenby in 2012 at the University of California at Riverside (UCR), the project is based on an idea by UCR student Johnathan Fiske. Trans* in this context refers to many diverse gender identities and gender expressions that might include (but are not limited to) transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, transsexual, agender, third gender, two-spirit, bigender, transman, transwoman, gender nonconforming, masculine of center and gender questioning.

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Faculty Lunch Forum: Dean Wang

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Register to find out!
Description: UVM faculty member presenting today:
Deane Wang
Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources

The Center for Cultural Pluralism offers these forums as a time and place for faculty to discuss the connections they have made between their curriculum and pedagogy. The forum seeks to:
-Provide a faculty colleague's personal narrative on piece(s) of course content used to incorporate issue(s) of diversity and ideas behind its' selection
-Engage groups of faculty in conversation on their personal approaches and processes for teaching about issues of diversity as an entry into larger converstion
-Share ideas, challenges, innovations, questions and success to enrich our collective knowledge.

This semester, our focus will be on two questions:
-What is one critical concept about diversity for you?
-How do you help students understand that link(s) to the discipline?

Registration is required. You can find the registration information on our website www.uvm.edu/~ccpuvm
Space is limited to the first 10 faculty members that register.
Lunch will be provided by Waterman Manor

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

TransFigures Poster Project Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: The TransFigures Poster Project is an awareness campaign that seeks to educate and to celebrate the lives and achievements of Trans* individuals. First developed by Kayla Lisenby in 2012 at the University of California at Riverside (UCR), the project is based on an idea by UCR student Johnathan Fiske. Trans* in this context refers to many diverse gender identities and gender expressions that might include (but are not limited to) transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, transsexual, agender, third gender, two-spirit, bigender, transman, transwoman, gender nonconforming, masculine of center and gender questioning.

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Friday, October 11, 2013

TransFigures Poster Project Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: The TransFigures Poster Project is an awareness campaign that seeks to educate and to celebrate the lives and achievements of Trans* individuals. First developed by Kayla Lisenby in 2012 at the University of California at Riverside (UCR), the project is based on an idea by UCR student Johnathan Fiske. Trans* in this context refers to many diverse gender identities and gender expressions that might include (but are not limited to) transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, transsexual, agender, third gender, two-spirit, bigender, transman, transwoman, gender nonconforming, masculine of center and gender questioning.

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Monday, October 14, 2013

TransFigures Poster Project Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: The TransFigures Poster Project is an awareness campaign that seeks to educate and to celebrate the lives and achievements of Trans* individuals. First developed by Kayla Lisenby in 2012 at the University of California at Riverside (UCR), the project is based on an idea by UCR student Johnathan Fiske. Trans* in this context refers to many diverse gender identities and gender expressions that might include (but are not limited to) transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, transsexual, agender, third gender, two-spirit, bigender, transman, transwoman, gender nonconforming, masculine of center and gender questioning.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

TransFigures Poster Project Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: The TransFigures Poster Project is an awareness campaign that seeks to educate and to celebrate the lives and achievements of Trans* individuals. First developed by Kayla Lisenby in 2012 at the University of California at Riverside (UCR), the project is based on an idea by UCR student Johnathan Fiske. Trans* in this context refers to many diverse gender identities and gender expressions that might include (but are not limited to) transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, transsexual, agender, third gender, two-spirit, bigender, transman, transwoman, gender nonconforming, masculine of center and gender questioning.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

TransFigures Poster Project Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: The TransFigures Poster Project is an awareness campaign that seeks to educate and to celebrate the lives and achievements of Trans* individuals. First developed by Kayla Lisenby in 2012 at the University of California at Riverside (UCR), the project is based on an idea by UCR student Johnathan Fiske. Trans* in this context refers to many diverse gender identities and gender expressions that might include (but are not limited to) transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, transsexual, agender, third gender, two-spirit, bigender, transman, transwoman, gender nonconforming, masculine of center and gender questioning.

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Both/And & In God's House

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: L/L Commons Rm 216
Description: Center for Cultural Pluralism's Social Justice Film Series:

Both films break the shackles of "either/or" in identity. In the video play Both/And, the characters of Jamil, Arab Man, and Gay Man explore and explode the inflated tensions between race, ethnicity, nationality, sexuality, and class. In god's House collides race, sexuality and religon for Asian Americans.

FREE. Open to UVM faculty, staff and students.

Discussion of themes immediately following the film. Please allow for up to 30 minutes of debriefing.

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Thursday, October 17, 2013

TransFigures Poster Project Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: The TransFigures Poster Project is an awareness campaign that seeks to educate and to celebrate the lives and achievements of Trans* individuals. First developed by Kayla Lisenby in 2012 at the University of California at Riverside (UCR), the project is based on an idea by UCR student Johnathan Fiske. Trans* in this context refers to many diverse gender identities and gender expressions that might include (but are not limited to) transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, transsexual, agender, third gender, two-spirit, bigender, transman, transwoman, gender nonconforming, masculine of center and gender questioning.

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Friday, October 18, 2013

TransFigures Poster Project Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: The TransFigures Poster Project is an awareness campaign that seeks to educate and to celebrate the lives and achievements of Trans* individuals. First developed by Kayla Lisenby in 2012 at the University of California at Riverside (UCR), the project is based on an idea by UCR student Johnathan Fiske. Trans* in this context refers to many diverse gender identities and gender expressions that might include (but are not limited to) transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, transsexual, agender, third gender, two-spirit, bigender, transman, transwoman, gender nonconforming, masculine of center and gender questioning.

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Monday, October 21, 2013

TransFigures Poster Project Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: The TransFigures Poster Project is an awareness campaign that seeks to educate and to celebrate the lives and achievements of Trans* individuals. First developed by Kayla Lisenby in 2012 at the University of California at Riverside (UCR), the project is based on an idea by UCR student Johnathan Fiske. Trans* in this context refers to many diverse gender identities and gender expressions that might include (but are not limited to) transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, transsexual, agender, third gender, two-spirit, bigender, transman, transwoman, gender nonconforming, masculine of center and gender questioning.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

TransFigures Poster Project Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: The TransFigures Poster Project is an awareness campaign that seeks to educate and to celebrate the lives and achievements of Trans* individuals. First developed by Kayla Lisenby in 2012 at the University of California at Riverside (UCR), the project is based on an idea by UCR student Johnathan Fiske. Trans* in this context refers to many diverse gender identities and gender expressions that might include (but are not limited to) transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, transsexual, agender, third gender, two-spirit, bigender, transman, transwoman, gender nonconforming, masculine of center and gender questioning.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

TransFigures Poster Project Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: The TransFigures Poster Project is an awareness campaign that seeks to educate and to celebrate the lives and achievements of Trans* individuals. First developed by Kayla Lisenby in 2012 at the University of California at Riverside (UCR), the project is based on an idea by UCR student Johnathan Fiske. Trans* in this context refers to many diverse gender identities and gender expressions that might include (but are not limited to) transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, transsexual, agender, third gender, two-spirit, bigender, transman, transwoman, gender nonconforming, masculine of center and gender questioning.

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

TransFigures Poster Project Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: The TransFigures Poster Project is an awareness campaign that seeks to educate and to celebrate the lives and achievements of Trans* individuals. First developed by Kayla Lisenby in 2012 at the University of California at Riverside (UCR), the project is based on an idea by UCR student Johnathan Fiske. Trans* in this context refers to many diverse gender identities and gender expressions that might include (but are not limited to) transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, transsexual, agender, third gender, two-spirit, bigender, transman, transwoman, gender nonconforming, masculine of center and gender questioning.

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Friday, October 25, 2013

TransFigures Poster Project Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: The TransFigures Poster Project is an awareness campaign that seeks to educate and to celebrate the lives and achievements of Trans* individuals. First developed by Kayla Lisenby in 2012 at the University of California at Riverside (UCR), the project is based on an idea by UCR student Johnathan Fiske. Trans* in this context refers to many diverse gender identities and gender expressions that might include (but are not limited to) transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, transsexual, agender, third gender, two-spirit, bigender, transman, transwoman, gender nonconforming, masculine of center and gender questioning.

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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(A)Sexual

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: L/L Commons Rm 216
Description: Center for Cultural Pluralism's Social Justice Film Series:

Asexuals (people who experience no sexual attraction) struggle to claim their identities and histories as a result of a sex obsessed culture, a mountain of stereotypes, misconceptions, and a lack of scientific research.

FREE. Open to UVM faculty, staff and students.

Discussion of themes immediately following the film. Please allow for up to 30 minutes of debriefing.

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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Friday, November 1, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Gallery Reception

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Leon Lawrence Community Lounge
Description: Reception will be help in the Leon Lawrence Community Lounge in Allen House Room 102.

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Monday, November 4, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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Friday, November 8, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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Monday, November 11, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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The Color of Beauty & Woman Being

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: L/L Commons Rm 216
Description: Center for Cultural Pluralism's Social Justice Film Series:

Renee Thompson has the looks, the walk and the drive. But she's a black fashion model in a world where white women represent the standard of beauty. The Color of Beauty is a shocking documentary that examines racism in the fashion industry. Woman Being will also be shown to facilitate discussion.

FREE. Open to UVM faculty, staff and students.

Discussion of themes immediately following the film. Please allow for up to 30 minutes of debriefing.

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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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Friday, November 15, 2013

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life Art Exhibit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 461 Main Street, Allen House
Description: Works of art inspired by Dia de los Muertos imagery featuring art from Adam DeVarney, Peter Prez, Ming Doyle and Tomas Sanchez.

The exhibit offers several interpretations in addition to the transitional alter of "the Day of the Dead." Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who had died. The Celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Tradtitions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graces with these gifts. They also leave possession of the deceased.

The reception and art gallery opening will include free sugar skulls to decorate and leace on the altar.

Reception: Friday, November 1st, 3:00-5:00pm

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Faculty Lunch Forum: Wolfgang Mieder

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Register to find out!
Description: UVM faculty member presenting today:
Wolfgage Mieder
Department of German & Russian
College of Arts & Science

The Center for Cultural Pluralism offers these forums as a time and place for faculty to discuss the connections they have made between their curriculum and pedagogy. The forum seeks to:
-Provide a faculty colleague's personal narrative on piece(s) of course content used to incorporate issue(s) of diversity and ideas behind its' selection
-Engage groups of faculty in conversation on their personal approaches and processes for teaching about issues of diversity as an entry into larger converstion
-Share ideas, challenges, innovations, questions and success to enrich our collective knowledge.

This semester, our focus will be on two questions:
-What is one critical concept about diversity for you?
-How do you help students understand that link(s) to the discipline?

Registration is required. You can find the registration information on our website www.uvm.edu/~ccpuvm
Space is limited to the first 10 faculty members that register.
Lunch will be provided by Waterman Manor

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Monday, December 23, 2013

Winter Break

Day Event

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Thursday, December 26, 2013

Winter Break

Day Event

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Friday, December 27, 2013

Winter Break

Day Event

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