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Past Events – University Office for Diversity and Inclusion

Crucial Discussions Series with Mab Segrest

Stone Center

The Sonja Haynes Stone Center will present Crucial Discussions Series with activist, educator, and author Mab Segrest. Segrest will speak on "Administrations of Lunacy: Reflections on Race, Psychiatry and Georgia's State Mental Hospital." The talk will examine the history of … Continued

UC Presidential Information Session

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The Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity will be hosting Dr. Mark Lawson, professor of reproductive medicine at UC San Diego and director of the University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship. The University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was … Continued

Diaspora Film Festival Screening & Discussion with Shirikiana Aina

Stone Center

The Diaspora Film Festival Screening will feature the full-length documentary, Footprints of Pan-Africanism, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Shirikiana Aina. The documentary revisits the era of Ghana's emergence into independence, when Africans on the continent and in the … Continued

Diaspora Film Festival Lunch & A Movie Screening

Stone Center

As part of the Stone Center's Diaspora Film Festival of Black and Independent Film Lunch and a Movie Series of short films, the following will be screened at lunchtime (click the RSVP link below 24 hours in advance and we'll … Continued

Diaspora Festival of Black & Independent Film Opening Night

Stone Center

The Diaspora Festival of Black & Independent Film runs from September through November and includes premiere screenings from across the diaspora. All screenings are FREE and OPEN to the public. Opening night will feature Body and Soul: An American Bridge. … Continued

The Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture: Edwidge Danticat

Stone Center

Edwidge Danticate, award-winning author and activist, will deliver the 25th annual Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture. Danticat is the author of numerous books, including Claire of the Sea Light (a New York Times notable book), Brother, I'm Dying (a National … Continued