Events

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Monday, March 25, 2019

Join the Council on Spiritual and Religious Life (CSRL) for a panel discussion on respectfully engaging in difficult dialogue. Panel members of different faiths will discuss how to have conversations that might not always be comfortable but are important, and how to do so in an appropriate manner.

Cosponsored by the Six O'Clock Series.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Military & Veterans Resource Center and MASS host Women in the Military

MCSLE in Elkin Hall - Great Room

Explore the historical role of women in the US Military. Light refreshments and attendance vouchers will be available.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

MASS trip to DC

Bus departs MCSLE at Elkin Hall

MASS sponsored bus trip to Washington, DC.  $10 Deposit required.  Free dinner at American University.

Monday, April 01, 2019

Still I Rise: Open Mic & Poetry Slam

Elkin Hall Great Room

Come share your talents, voice and experience through poetry, spoken word, or song.  Both original pieces and famous works welcome. Sign up on line at BIT.LY/SIRSIGNUP or at the door.  Free and open to all.

Osama Alomar: A Voice from Syria

HUB Ohio Room

Osama Alomar, an exiled poet/fiction writer from Syria, is currently living in Pittsburgh as a guest of City of Asylum, a home for exiled writers from around the world. His publications include "The Teeth of the Comb & Other Stories" and "Fullblood Arabian" (poetry). He will share some of his poetry and fiction in relation to his life in Syria and the political situation there in the midst of oppression and war.

Cosponsored by the Six O'Clock Series.

Friday, April 05, 2019

Queer Art ShowCase

Elkin Hall Great Room

Pride Alliance, LGBTQIA Support, and MASS present the Queer Art Showcase.  Refreshments will be provided, and prizes will be awarded.

Queer Art ShowcaseAny person who wishes to participate (including musicians, singers, performers, and artists) should email Kate Seale at brhw@iup.edu by Friday, March 29 at 4:00 p.m. with their name, preferred pronouns, medium of the piece, title of the piece, and a brief description of the piece.  

Monday, April 08, 2019

With the escalation of hate, this discussion about the dangers of hate is more important every day. Holocaust survivors Judah Samet, Solange Lebowitz, Shulamit Bastacky, and Moshe Baran will talk about their experiences surrounding the Holocaust. Scholars Mahal Freidman, Peter Black, and Martin Dean will discuss other victims of hate, past and current Antisemitism, and how ordinary citizens, police, and military members became killers or bystanders to murder during the Holocaust.

Cosponsored by the Six O'Clock Series.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

MASS Lunch & Learn - I am Tongan: One Coconut, One Love

MCSLE in Elkin Hall - Great Room

Understanding the Kavei Koula'e Fa or the Four Golden Rules:  Love, Respect, Humility and Keeping Good Relations.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Freedom of speech is not only an important individual right, it's essential to a healthy democracy, and absolutely vital to the core mission of the University. As a public university, IUP is committed to the ideals of free speech protected by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution.

Cosponsored by the Six O'Clock Series.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Migrant Workers, Indiana County and Beyond

HUB Ohio Room

This panel discussion will focus on issues that face migrant workers in Indiana County and how they impact its local agricultural and food service industries. These issues have received little public attention and discussion, especially with regard to the local need and void of "unskilled labor" occupations that include hazardous work conditions, unskilled pay rates, and fulfilling long hours of work.

Cosponsored by the Six O'Clock Series.

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