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    • Terrorism and Ideological Offending in the US 

      Ahmed, Tibian (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: Throughout her childhood, Tibian Ahmed has faced prejudice because of her religion. In this inspirational documentary, Tibian shares with us how this has affected her world view and how she's working to change ...
    • The Bible and Politics 

      Busch, Austin; Conti, Brooke A. (2012-09-20)
      This session will involve reading sample biblical texts and discussing how people who view The Bible as authoritative may translate them into political positions. The format will be guided group discussion. The texts sampled ...
    • The Compositions of Integration and Diversity 

      Jeffries, Tracey (2016-10-06)
      This presentation reveals how social and cultural differences in society affects community growth looking at the underlying picture of how integration and diversity builds strong communities and what community programs ...
    • The Contemplative in Today’s World 

      Berlove, Nancy (2012-09-20)
      The mind is a busy place. How can one be in the world and at the same time, find contact with the quieted mind, contemplate our current condition? Why is it important? Perhaps one fundamental problem in the world is that ...
    • The Diversity Melting Pot of Marriage Equality in New York 

      Bailey, Evelyn; Carter, Ralph; Sapper, Dan (2014-10-02)
      Rochester, NY has always been at the forefront of social change and justice. Upstate New York has been a strong voice in the abolitionist movement, the civil rights movement, and the women’s liberation movement. This ...
    • The Dynamics of Culture, Faith and Family among Hispanics 

      Saenz, Lynette (2012-09-20)
      The United States is currently one of the largest Spanish-speaking countries in the world. According to the Pew Research Center, the Hispanic population in the US will triple by 2050 becoming the largest Spanish-speaking ...
    • The Inclusivity Project 

      Kelly, Sara; Bulos, Daniela; Jacobo, Nayeri; Accordino, Kayla (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: The Inclusivity Project’s mission is to give students a voice about their campus experience. In particular, it focuses on: student support services, employment, health care, residential experience, education, and ...
    • The ism’s of HIV/AIDS 

      Johnson, Lorrie (2015-10-08)
      This session will discuss HIV/AIDS, the third decade, and what HIV/AIDs means today. Lorrie Johnson will examine the layers of stigma that suffocate those living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA), including LGBTQ, addictions, mental ...
    • “The Laramie Project” — A Staged Reading 

      Childs, Ruth; Bloom, Davida (2014-10-02)
      Davida Bloom and Ruth Childs will direct this staged reading of “The Laramie Project”, with an ensemble of students and faculty performing multiple roles. The presenters want to use this story to introduce or re-introduce ...
    • The Library: First Stop for Personal Empowerment 

      O'Sullivan, Pamela (2015-10-08)
      While many view the library primarily as a place to borrow books, such buildings have historically been at the forefront of personal empowerment. Libraries have acted as equalizers in times of great economic and educational ...
    • “The Muslims I Know” (Film Screening and Discussion) 

      Ahmed, Mara (2014-10-02)
      The need to identify “militant jihadists” by distinguishing them from moderate Muslims has cast suspicion on all Muslims in America. Stereotypes are becoming well entrenched. The purpose of the documentary, “The Muslims I ...
    • The Persecution of Christians in the 21st Century 

      Smith, Joseff; Brennan, Thomas (2012-09-20)
      Christianity has the most diverse collection of adherents throughout the world. Rich and poor alike are found among Christianity’s numbers, and so are Africans, Asians, Europeans and North and South Americans. Christianity ...
    • Translation and Community-building for Transnational Learning in Cuba and Russia 

      Macpherson, Anne A.; LeSavoy, Barbara (2016-10-06)
      This session describes how two transnational/intercultural learning projects succeeded in and out of the classroom because of common learning objectives fostered by multilingual ability and/or professional translation. The ...
    • Trauma, the Body, and Intersections of Identity in Literature: Transcending Limits (Panel) 

      Proehl, Kristen; Bodensteiner, Braden; Mulvihill, Rachael; Hidley, Annie (2017-10-05)
      Ms. Hidley will argue that the narrative techniques in Sebold’s novel Lucky parallel the way in which trauma is processed, and this narrative form allows readers access to new and shared language where they can name their ...
    • Tupac Shakur, THUG LIFE, and a New Perspective 

      Massey, Carolyn (2016-10-06)
      The late iconic hip hop gangsta rapper Tupac Shakur describes a thug as an individual who comes from an oppressive and disadvantaged background, and uses unconventional methods to thrive in American society. Shakur attributes ...
    • Underrepresentation of African-American Literature, Specifically Looking at the New York State Common Core 

      Fabre, Helem (2014-10-02)
      Recently, the New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards, internationally-benchmarked and evidence-based standards, have been added to state curriculum. After looking at the selected books suggested for literature ...
    • Understanding Islam and cultural and religious tolerance: A soldier's perspective 

      Fletcher, Dan (2012-09-20)
      "America does not fight for freedom, we fight over resources." This is a somewhat oversimplified vision of our involvement in Afghanistan, Iraq and other areas in the Middle East and around the world. In my travels as a ...
    • Us vs. Them vs. Trans vs. Non-binary vs. WTF?! 

      Light, Lucky Summer (2017-10-05)
      This workshop will seek to have discussion around tackling the “differences” surrounding Trans and Non-binary identified persons. Alongside, the presentation will focus on understanding the damaging effects the Us vs. them ...
    • Use of Geographic Information Systems to Identify Diverse Communities and Assess Their Risk from Disasters 

      Zollweg, James (2016-10-06)
      In a community, everyone knows each other and understands everyone's situations, needs, and problems. If we are to become a world community in which all members understand and respect all others, we need to use new tools ...
    • Value of Diversity & Corporate Responsibility (Panel) 

      Alston, Jeffrey L.; Carroll, Jessica; Fischer, Sady; Collier, Adrienne (2017-10-05)
      Success in the modern workplace requires an understanding for an appreciation of diversity - both that which exists within the US workforce as well as globally. In recognition of this, the National Association of Colleges ...