Upcoming Events

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Thank You For Being You

November 4, 2018, All Day
Engleman Hall

A bulletin board display that celebrates the uniqueness and diversity of Interdisciplinary Studies students, faculty and staff.

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Social Justice through Literature: Stories of Disruption, Resistance, and New Possibilities

November 4, 2018, 7:00am - 8:00pm
Engleman Hall

The English Department faculty and students will be lining our department walls with texts that speak to social justice. Drop by all month long to read about texts that disrupt, resist, and inspire change.

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Thank You For Being You

November 5, 2018, All Day
Engleman Hall

A bulletin board display that celebrates the uniqueness and diversity of Interdisciplinary Studies students, faculty and staff.

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Social Justice through Literature: Stories of Disruption, Resistance, and New Possibilities

November 5, 2018, 7:00am - 8:00pm
Engleman Hall

The English Department faculty and students will be lining our department walls with texts that speak to social justice. Drop by all month long to read about texts that disrupt, resist, and inspire change.

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My Label Does Not Define Me

November 5, 2018, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Adanti Student Center

Join Active Minds in the Adanti Student Center Plaza  for their annual "My Label Does Not Define Me" event! They will be providing white boards where students/staff/faculty can put down a term that people often use to define them, to represent that they are not just that label. See what your fellow students get stigmatized by and support changing the conversation about mental health!

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Tobacco & JUUL Exchange Event ($$$)

November 5, 2018, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Engleman Hall - Rotunda

Disparities in tobacco remain across groups defined by race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status and other groups. Stop by our booth to test your knowledge on tobacco disparities. Also, bring in your tobacco product or device in exchange for a flash drive and a gift card!

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Diversity Cupcakes

November 5, 2018, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Buley Library

Come join the Transfer Student Assistants and the Office of New Student and Sophomore Programs in celebrating diversity in a fun, colorful, and sweet way! There will be an assortment of cupcakes and “sweet” decorations to represent your unique identity.

Location: Southern Success Center, Buley Library 3rd Floor

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Prayer Vigil for Nonviolence & Peace

November 5, 2018, 12:15pm
Buley Library Patio

Members of our student faith groups are coming together in solidarity to pray for an end to violence and for peace in our communities and throughout our world. Please join us for a few moments of prayer for nonviolence and peace. Sponsored by Interfaith Office and the Multicultural Center.

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All in the Family: Family-Focused Interventions Supporting Transgender and Nonbinary Youth

November 5, 2018, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Adanti Student Center - Room 309

This presentation focuses on providing support to families who struggle to accept and embrace their transgender and nonbinary youth. The presentation will be particularly pertinent not only to trans and nonbinary folk, but also to clinicians, community organizers, school counselors and school psychologists wishing to provide support to this population.

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Jen Sarja: Why Teachers Must Be Activists

November 5, 2018, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Engleman Hall - Room D253

Ms. Jen Sarja, an alumna from the SCSU English Secondary Education program, will speak about political activism in support of education. Ms. Sarja, currently a teacher at High School in the Community, was highly active in efforts to save Cortlandt V.R. Creed High School from closure last year.  Her leadership with students and community members and regular participation in New Haven Board of Education forums provide a model for future teachers and parents of school children.

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Men and Mental Health

November 5, 2018, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Adanti Student Center - Theater

A panel discussion and Q&A on men's mental health and stigmas
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A Joint Presentation by Mr. Ali El-Issa and Dr. Skaya Siku on Indigenous Women and Social Movements

November 5, 2018, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Engleman Hall - A107

A Joint Presentation by Mr. Ali El-Issa and Dr. Skaya Siku on Indigenous Women and Social Movements

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The World Around You

November 5, 2018, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Neff Hall

Residents will be asked a series of questions regarding various social justice and self love questions. They will split into four groups based on their opinions on that particular statement. The four groups will be Agree, Strongly agree. Strongly disagree and Disagree. Residents will then discuss with their peer groups than share out loud with the entire group.

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Thank You For Being You

November 6, 2018, All Day
Engleman Hall

A bulletin board display that celebrates the uniqueness and diversity of Interdisciplinary Studies students, faculty and staff.

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Social Justice through Literature: Stories of Disruption, Resistance, and New Possibilities

November 6, 2018, 7:00am - 8:00pm
Engleman Hall

The English Department faculty and students will be lining our department walls with texts that speak to social justice. Drop by all month long to read about texts that disrupt, resist, and inspire change.

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Nonprofit Networking Event

November 6, 2018, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Adanti Student Center - Ballroom

The office of Career and Professional Development hosts the 3rd annual Nonprofit Networking Event during Social Justice month on Southern's campus. The event is held in Grand Ballroom in the Michael J. Adanti Student Center. The event fosters student and employer interaction while offering students the opportunity to explore various careers paths within the nonprofit sector and learn about volunteer and internship opportunities.

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Precious PearlZ Vol. 2: See the World

November 6, 2018, 7:20pm - 8:30pm
Adanti Student Center - Room 306

This event will bring awareness to the social justice issues that are going on in our society. We will use this event to shine a light on these issues and the fight against them

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Election Night Watch Party

November 6, 2018, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Engleman Hall - Room A120

It’s Election Day! Join the College Democrats and Republicans to watch the election returns from the various races around the state and the nation.

 

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Thank You For Being You

November 7, 2018, All Day
Engleman Hall

A bulletin board display that celebrates the uniqueness and diversity of Interdisciplinary Studies students, faculty and staff.

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Social Justice through Literature: Stories of Disruption, Resistance, and New Possibilities

November 7, 2018, 7:00am - 8:00pm
Engleman Hall

The English Department faculty and students will be lining our department walls with texts that speak to social justice. Drop by all month long to read about texts that disrupt, resist, and inspire change.

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Tour of the Remembrance Garden and SCSU Sandy Hook Alumnae Memorial

November 7, 2018, 10:00am
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Tour of the Remembrance Garden and SCSU Sandy Hook Alumnae Memorial

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It's On Us: See Something, Say Something! Supporting Survivors

November 7, 2018, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Engleman Hall - Rotunda

Stop by this Mini-Fest for an interactive activity, refreshments and gather information on bystander intervention, the It's On Us campaign, the Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy and Support (VPAS) Center and learn how to get involved! Join us and be a part of the change!

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Games of Social (In)Justice

November 7, 2018, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Adanti Student Center - Room 301

Games of Social (In)Justice. Students will spend about an hour playing a variety of games intended to engage them with different aspects of social injustice and inequality. Panel discussion will follow the event.

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Social Entrepreneurship: An Answer for Social Justice

November 7, 2018, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adanti Student Center - Room 311

Come join us to explore what Social Entrepreneurship (SE) is, meet local organizations and people doing SE, and how it can be used for social justice. We will have a short introduction to what Social Entrepreneurship is, examples of SE in the local community, and participate in an exercise of your own ideals!

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Who Eggactly are You?

November 7, 2018, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adanti Student Center - Room 326

Students will have a chance to draw on a hardboiled egg. With this exercise, they'll see how the eggs are different on the outside but on the inside are the same. We'll follow up with a discussion about differences and sameness.

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Health Equity & New Haven

November 7, 2018, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Adanti Student Center - Room 301

This is social justice in health - CARE presents a moderated panel discussion on health equity and New Haven. Leaders from community-based organizations and neighborhoods in New Haven will join us to discuss their work as it relates to health equity and social justice. A spoken word poet will perform at the end of the panel discussion.

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Expressions of Social Justice Talent Show

November 7, 2018, 7:00pm
Adanti Student Center - Ballroom

See performances by some of Southern’s own LAU Stroll Team, Jonathan Meyers, Caribbean Student Association, Patrick O'Neal, Monique Harriot, Kevin Bermudez, The Alphas, Steppin Up Drill Team, Tehyana Ferguson, Noah Ramos and more.

A Signature Event of Social Justice Week 2018

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A Survey of Catholic Social Teaching

November 7, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Adanti Student Center - Theater

Social Justice teaching of the Catholic Christian Church presented by Patrick Laorden, the Social Justice Coordinator for the Archdiocese of Hartford. An exploration of Catholic social teaching and its implementation & relevance in today's culture.

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Thank You For Being You

November 8, 2018, All Day
Engleman Hall

A bulletin board display that celebrates the uniqueness and diversity of Interdisciplinary Studies students, faculty and staff.

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Social Justice through Literature: Stories of Disruption, Resistance, and New Possibilities

November 8, 2018, 7:00am - 8:00pm
Engleman Hall

The English Department faculty and students will be lining our department walls with texts that speak to social justice. Drop by all month long to read about texts that disrupt, resist, and inspire change.

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Workshop on Culture and Identities

November 8, 2018, 10:00am - 10:55am
Jennings - 127

Oppression is a word used to describe interlocking forces that create and sustain injustice.  By exploring our culture and identities we may begin to understand how oppression operates institutionally and personally in our everyday lives.  This session will combine mini-talks with exercises commonly used in initiating talks about social justice and why it is so important.

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It's On Us - If Not Me, Then Hoot?

November 8, 2018, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Engleman Hall - Room B121

Interactive program with games and refreshments where students will learn about bystander intervention, affirmative consent, sexual misconduct, the harms of victim blaming and rape culture, as well as resources.

Location: Engleman B121 A/B

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Annual Panza Lecture with Steve Emt: Paralympic Athlete

November 8, 2018, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Adanti Student Center - Theater

Steve Emt has been an athlete his entire life. In high school he lettered in three different sports, finishing his high school career as an All-New England soccer goalkeeper and an All-State basketball player. He is the all-time leading scorer in the history of his high school for boy's basketball, and his abilities brought him to the University of Connecticut where he earned a spot on the men's basketball team as a walk on from 1992-1994. Things changed for Steve in 1995 when he was involved in a car accident which left him paralyzed. He is now a paralympic athlete in curling. He shares his story of overcoming life's challenges, achieving his dreams on and off the ice while inspiring others to achieve their dreams in the face of adversity, and his journey to compete on the world's stage.

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Screening of 'Backpack Full of Cash' with Panel Discussion

November 8, 2018, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Adanti Student Center - Theater

Join the SCSU Urban Education Fellows and our community partners (including the New Haven Public School Advocates and New Haven Educators Collective) for a screening of the documentary Backpack Full of Cash. The screening will include a panel discussion around the problematic influence of corporate money on public education, an influence that disproportionately affects students of color. We will discuss efforts underway in the New Haven community to make public schools institutions serving the community and shaped by the communities they serve.

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Thank You For Being You

November 9, 2018, All Day
Engleman Hall

A bulletin board display that celebrates the uniqueness and diversity of Interdisciplinary Studies students, faculty and staff.

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Social Justice Retreat

November 9, 2018, All Day
Adanti Student Center

The Southern Social Justice Weekend will give students the opportunity to address some of the critical topics of diversity and social justice impacting our community. Students will be able to engage in transformative discussions, build connections and alliance, and increase their self-awareness and identity. Application Requires. For more information, contact Dian-Brown Albert at brownd2@southernct.edu.

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Social Justice through Literature: Stories of Disruption, Resistance, and New Possibilities

November 9, 2018, 7:00am - 8:00pm
Engleman Hall

The English Department faculty and students will be lining our department walls with texts that speak to social justice. Drop by all month long to read about texts that disrupt, resist, and inspire change.

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Thank You For Being You

November 10, 2018, All Day
Engleman Hall

A bulletin board display that celebrates the uniqueness and diversity of Interdisciplinary Studies students, faculty and staff.

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Social Justice Retreat

November 10, 2018, All Day
Adanti Student Center

The Southern Social Justice Weekend will give students the opportunity to address some of the critical topics of diversity and social justice impacting our community. Students will be able to engage in transformative discussions, build connections and alliance, and increase their self-awareness and identity. Application Requires. For more information, contact Dian-Brown Albert at brownd2@southernct.edu.

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Social Justice through Literature: Stories of Disruption, Resistance, and New Possibilities

November 10, 2018, 7:00am - 8:00pm
Engleman Hall

The English Department faculty and students will be lining our department walls with texts that speak to social justice. Drop by all month long to read about texts that disrupt, resist, and inspire change.