Diversity Events

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The exhibition “Brita d’Agostino: Reconstructing Desires” focuses on the act of cultural consumption by transforming print media targeted towards women into dynamic and semi-abstract collages as installations. Informed by historical art movements and contemporary practice, Brita d’Agostino reimagines the visual language of glamour magazines into hybridized collaged forms created both intentionally and intuitively. This online exhibition is a virtual installation designed specifically for the Kipp Gallery at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Through her process d’Agostino explores the visual design and patterns embedded in a social system of images carefully constructed to elicit desire in consumers. She is deconstructing and recombining surfaces, subverting the original meaning of the images through her own aesthetic investigations. Her playful synthesis of her source material into new forms and presented in a different context offers a fresh perspective of the content for the audience. The end result is a combination of shapes and color that borders on abstraction, yet incorporates elements of contemporary American consumer culture.

Exhibit Dates: September 15th-October 31st


Monday, September 28, 2020

Charles Coleman, Health and Wellness peer educator, will offer inspiration to help you make the best of your week.

Join him on Instagram: @IUPAWARE & @IUPRANGER1

Whether it’s grab-and-go from the dining hall, delicious microwaved fare, or a home-cooked feast, what are you eating? Post a picture on Instagram and tag @IUP_MCSLE with the hashtag #MCSLECultureChallenge, and in the caption, tell us how this plays into your culture.

Red Zone - Green Dot Information Table #4

Outside Stephenson Hall

Haven Project Events

What Can you do to Turn the Red Zone to Green?

The Red Zone is the time from the beginning of the Fall semester until Thanksgiving break.  It's believed that there are more sexual assaults on U.S. campuses during this time than any other time during the school year (RAINN.org).

Stop by and talk to a member of the Haven Project and learn...

  • How you can end sexual violence
  • How to step up and be an active bystander
  • How to support survivors of violence

Follow Haven Project on social media and enter to win a gift card from a local retailer.

  • Facebook:  IUP Haven Project 
  • Twitter:  @IUPHaven
  • Instagram:  @IUPHaven

For more information, visit Haven Project or email haven-project@iup.edu

 

Join staff from the IUP Career and Professional Development Center, who will talk about life, career goals, and how we can help you achieve them!

Zoom ID: 980 6363 9075

IUP Forum for Building Social Understanding-An Exploration of the Hip Hop of Jasiri X with Kyesha Jennings

Zoom. Please contact Peggy Kane at pkane@iup.edu for meeting and participant ID numbers.

Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement

Kyesha Jennings is an instructor at North Carolina State University, IUP doctoral candidate, and hip hop scholar who has been an invited speaker at major universities and conferences, and published in the inaugural issue of Global Hip Hop Studies Journal.  

Jasiri X is a Pittsburgh artist whose work addresses critical issues in music and video. Recommended music videos from Jasiri X are “Checkpoint,” “The Whitest House,” “Three Little Girls,” and “Song for Trayvon,” which can be found on YouTube.

The Suicide Task Force of Indiana County will have a panel discussion on suicide and suicide prevention. This includes individuals from mental health agencies in Indiana County, as well as survivors and survivors of suicide loss. They will feature a number of resources available in Indiana County and information on the free Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Training they offer.

Join us via Zoom!