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    • Jagadamba 

      Maitra, Yashodhara (2014-10-02)
    • “Jagadamba” Act I 

      Maitra, Yashodhara (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: “Jagadamba” is a one-woman, two act play that traces Kasturba Ghandi’s (wife of Mahatma Ghandi) journey, from India to South Africa and back to India — a journey that breaks barriers of caste, race, religion and ...
    • “Jagadamba” Act II 

      Maitra, Yashodhara (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: “Jagadamba” is a one-woman, two act play that traces Kasturba Ghandi’s (wife of Mahatma Ghandi) journey, from India to South Africa and back to India — a journey that breaks barriers of caste, race, religion and ...
    • Journey to Wholeness: Voices of Women LIVING With Disability 

      Snell, Linda; Lieberman, Lauren J.; Cruz, Luz M. (2014-10-02)
      The presenters asked 13 women living with a variety of disabilities to write about their experiences. A number of themes emerged from the examination of the women’s stories. Perhaps the most unexpected theme was that many ...
    • Justice for the Refugee: The Refugee Experience in Great Britain During World War II 

      Lovell, Kelly (2017-10-05)
      In light of the current refugee crisis as a result of the war in Syria, this presentation takes a look at another refugee crisis in European history. During the 1930s and 1949s, millions of people fled their home countries ...
    • Keynote Address 

      Davis, Wade (2014-10-02)
      Wade Davis, advocate, writer, speaker, educator and former NFL/NFL Europe player
    • Keynote Address 

      Murray, Liz (2015-10-08)
      Advocate, Writer, Speaker, and Educator Liz Murray speaks on her incredible journey from homeless to Harvard in this keynote address.
    • Keynote Address 

      Gould, Matt; Matthews, Griffin (2016-10-06)
    • Learning the Food System: Experience and Empowerment 

      Guptill, Amy; Ciliotta-Rubery, Andrea (2015-10-08)
      Professors Amy Guptill, PhD, and Andrea Ciliotta-Rubery, PhD, together with students, will reflect on their experiences with a 2015 summer field course entitled The Food System: Community and Politics. Students from the ...
    • LGBT Legal Rights 

      Sáenz, Julia (2014-10-02)
      Attorney Julia Sáenz runs the LGBT Rights Project at Empire Justice Center, a public interest law firm in downtown Rochester. This project provides free legal services to low-income LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) ...
    • Listen: Community Voices Have a Lot to Say about Health Disparities 

      Bauman, Judith; Kennedy, Byron; Lucas, Candice (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: The Health Disparities Working Group (HDWG) is facilitated by Dr. Byron Kennedy and Candice Lucas with program support from Judith Bauman. HDWG is part of the Facing Race, Embracing Equity (FR=EE) Initiative, ...
    • Living Diversity 

      Bergfalk, Joy (2015-10-08)
      This workshop will feature women from the Coffee Connection telling their stories of personal empowerment and how they are learning to live together in a diverse workplace, not just talking about diversity but living it. ...
    • Living in Vietnam: A Travelogue 

      Paterson, Harriet (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: This workshop will present an anecdotal travelogue on the experiences of a Brockport international student from the UK studying and living in Vietnam. The workshop’s goal is to expose participants to Vietnamese ...
    • Mapping: Framework for Diversity Assessment 

      Aponte, Carmen; Goverts, Claire (2017-10-05)
      The impetus for diversity initiatives and commitment should align with institutional demands for assessment and outcomes measures. In this regard, a preliminary overview of tools to assess the multifaceted diversity ...
    • Marriage Equality and Inequality: Beliefs that Foster, The Impact on LGBT Individuals, and Creating Change 

      Ratcliff, Jennifer; Tischer, Anne; Watts, Bess (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: This workshop will explore the consequences and correlates of supporting inequality from the perspective of the heterosexual majority. Specifically, the constructs that foster resistance to support for marriage ...
    • McNair Scholars: Addressing the Achievement Gap 

      Thompson, Barbara; Sampson, Cheryl; Alexander, Amy; McDonald, Sidnee; Rivera, Shaquille (2016-10-06)
      This workshop will be a panel of presentations by McNair Scholars who have conducted research on a wide array of topics that shed light on issues of diversity- especially as it concerns education, representation, and the ...
    • Migration and Intersectionality: Irregular Migration and Sexual Assault, Life Stories of Venezuelan Emigrants 

      Clark, Laura; Santamaria Garcia, Lis Cristina (2017-10-05)
      This first panelist looks at the sexual assault of irregular migrant women on the journey and arrival to the United States/Mexico border from a feminist intersectional perspective. The research combines the academic studies ...
    • Morning Keynote Address 

      Miller, Sister Grace (2017-10-05)
    • Movie Screening and discussion of "Girlhood" 

      Bridges, Tristan; LeSavoy, Barbara; Wilkerson, Donna (2016-10-06)
      “Girlhood” is a coming-of-age story, with a lens to typical problems at home and school. The film looks at new friendships and first love, but portrays this with some risk and recklessness that come with the turmoils of ...