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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Concurrent Sessions AM 

      Brockport, Presenters (2012-09-20)
      AM Concurrent Sessions Degrees of Separation Religion in the Workplace 101 Restoring Dignity Same-Sex Marriage and Spirituality: Our Area's Rich History and Resources The Bible and Politics The Contemplative in Today’s ...
    • Cultural Diversity and Public Memory in Poland and Central Europe 

      Buck, Erica; Burgett, Amy; Cramer, Elizabeth; Fuller, Nicole; Kinney, Nicholas; Kowal, Donna (2012-09-20)
      Student and faculty participants in the "Experiencing the New Europe" 2012 summer study abroad program will share their research on the diversity of ethnic culture in the region that lies in between Germany and Russia, a ...
    • 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 ...
    • Concurrent Sessions PM 2 

      Brockport, Presenters (2012-09-20)
      Concurrent Session PM 2 “Pariah” (2007): Race, Gender, and Sexual Identity A Multiethnic Panel Discusses Christianity on Campus Cultural Diversity and Public Memory in Poland and Central Europe Freedom of Religion and ...
    • Multicultural Food Tasting 

      Brockport, Organizers (2012-09-20)
      Multicultural Food Tasting Seymour College Union, Ballroom
    • 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 ...
    • Registration 

      Brockport, Organizers (2012-09-20)
      Event RegistrationSeymour College Union, Lobby
    • "I am a Person, Not a Disability": Acknowledging the Talents of Individuals with Disabilities and Debunking Stereotypes 

      James, Jessica (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: According to the ARC, an estimated 54 million Americans live with a disability. These people constitute the nation's largest and most diverse minority group. What sets this minority group apart from the others ...
    • Why Tolerating Workplace Heterosexism Matters for Heterosexuals: Implications for Social Justice and Human Rights Advocacy 

      Gates, Trevor (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: Workplace discrimination against lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) people is a significant and well-documented social welfare problem. The Williams Institute estimates that between 16 to 68% of LGB people report ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Find Your Inner Peace 

      Koketso Ferreira, Yvonne (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: “Inner peace (or peace of mind) refers to a state of being mentally and spiritually at peace, with enough knowledge and understanding to keep oneself strong in the face of discord or stress. Being ‘at peace’ is ...
    • Cultural Showcase: Sankofa 

      Unknown author (2013-09-19)
      Sankofa is a symbolic, Ghanaian expression represented by a bird whose head turns back looking towards the past. The Sankofa African Dance and Drum Ensemble retrieves the cultural essences of the past and brings them into ...
    • Cultural Showcase: The Story Teller: Gazelle Tales 

      Koketso Ferreira, Yvonne (2013-09-19)
      Originally from Queens, NY, Ms. Yvonne Ferreira is a Master Jaliva, (storyteller) who has been weaving folk tales enchanting audiences, young and old for over a quarter century on three continents, the Caribbean, and more ...
    • Creating Inclusive Spaces for Gender Variance 

      Acosta, JC. (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: This workshop provides a brief overview of gender as a space of diversity and challenges participants to rethink the basic assumptions about gender variance. The pervasive understanding of gender in society is ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cultural Showcase: Mr. Jimmie Highsmith Jr. 

      Highsmith, Jimmie (2013-09-19)
      Jimmie, or as friends call him, TJARI, was born September 18, 1967 in “Flower City” Rochester NY. Critically acclaimed, Grammy nominated and award winning Saxophonist Jimmie Highsmith Jr., has shared the stage with and ...