Diversity in Action Calendar - February 2014
Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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Innovate: Lessons from the Underground Railroad

Dr. Sybril Bennett
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Student Life Center



Advocacy For Justice
Farmworker Expoltation, Anti-Slavery & the Fair Food Program

4:00pm – 6:00pm
Scarritt Bennett – Raintree Room


Third Annual World Interfaith Harmony Week Breakfast

7:30am – 9:00am
Scarritt Bennett Center
Raintree Room



Sameness, Pleasure, Underwear and Need: What Does Queer Theory Ask Us to Do?

Dr. Kathryn Stockton – University of Utah
4:00pm – 5:00pm
103 Buttrick


OUT in Front LGBTQI and Ally Undergraduate Leadership Conference

Vanderbilt University
Student Life Center


Annual Global Education Birthday Bash

Father Ryan High School



Guatemala Health Summit

3:00pm – 4:30pm
140 Frist Hall



12:00pm – 1:00pm
Student Life Center: Lower Level

VanDIY (do-it-yourself) is a monthly workshop series presented by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center. 


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Three Cents, Three Senses: Philanthrophy, Higher Education and the Future

Earl Lewis
Community Room - Jean and Alexander Heard Library


Art, Advocacy and Action: Immigration Reform Symposium

Vanderbilt Divinity School
This event seeks to draw on the activist spirit of artists to address the issue of immigration in America. Join us as we listen to artists and the creative spirit in us, seeking to create a more hospitable, hopeful and loving world.

22 shen yun

Shen Yun Performing Arts

Tennessee Performing Arts Center – Jackson Hall



ALLY Appreciation week

Ally Appreciation Week is meant to recognize and thank the many Ally's of the LGBTQI Community.
February 24 – 28, 2014

25 shen yun

The Kitchen Table Series

5:00pm – 6:00pm
Sarratt 325


25 shen yun

28 shen yun

Thank Goodness Its Trans* Friday 
Each Friday in February 
K.C. Potter Center

Bring your lunch to the K.C. Potter Center for good company and good conversation.

World On Wednesday

Student Life Center Lower Level Meeting Rooms 1& 2,
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Israeli Folk Dancing

Ben Schulman Center for Jewish Life 
Vanderbilt University
2421 Vanderbilt Place


Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Assn.
11th Annual National Conference

March 28 – 29, 2014

San Diego, California

2014 NAHN Annual Conference

Hyatt Regency Miami

Miami, Florida

July 15-18, 2014

42nd NBNA Annual Institute and Conference

August 6-10, 2014

“Advancing the Profession of Nursing through Education, Practice, Research and Leadership”

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Diversity Focused, National Nursing Organizations:

National Alaskan Native American Indian Nurses Association

National Black Nurses Association

Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc.

NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association, Inc. 

Transcultural Nursing Society

National Coalition of Ethnic and Minority Nurse Associations