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

 


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

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


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Third Annual World Interfaith Harmony Week Breakfast

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


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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


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OUT in Front LGBTQI and Ally Undergraduate Leadership Conference

 8am-5pm
Vanderbilt University
Student Life Center


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Annual Global Education Birthday Bash

7:30pm
Father Ryan High School

 


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Guatemala Health Summit

3:00pm – 4:30pm
140 Frist Hall


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VANdiy

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
4:10pm
Community Room - Jean and Alexander Heard Library


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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

 


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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





Conferences

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