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[CLAC_Events] CLAC Events! Week of January 22-26

Carlos Fernandez cafernan at echo.rutgers.edu
Mon Jan 22 18:13:12 EST 2018


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CENTER FOR LATINO ARTS AND CULTURE

172 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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CLAC EVENTS!  This weekly news blast promotes community-wide events targeting students, faculty, staff, and alumni at Rutgers University. Unless noted, all events are free and open to the public.


2ND ANNUAL DREAM WEEK (January 22-26)
A series of events honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Presented by the Rutgers University Cultural Center Collaborative.

*LIVE STREAM AND DISCUSSION: Presidential Symposium on Racial Justice in Higher Education
Monday, January 22, 1-5 PM
Paul Robeson Cultural Center, Busch Campus
Live streaming event and discussion by Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) and American College Personnel Association (ACPA).
Presented by the Paul Robeson Cultural Center.

*WORKSHOP: The Revolutionary Queer Spirit of James Baldwin
Monday, January 22, 8-9:30 PM
199 College Avenue, New Brunswick NJ
This workshop explores the revolutionary queer spirit of James Baldwin through a guided visual art workshop and dialogue. Although he spent a great deal of his life abroad, James Baldwin (1924-1987) always remained a quintessentially American writer. Whether he was working in Paris or Istanbul, he never ceased to reflect on his experience as a black man in white America. In numerous essays, novels, plays and public speeches, the eloquent voice of James Baldwin spoke of the pain and struggle of black Americans and the saving power of brotherhood.
Presented by the Center for Social Justice and LGBTQ Communities.

*KEYNOTE: Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta
Tuesday, January 23, 7:30 PM
Busch Student Center, MPR
We are honored to welcome American labor leader and civil rights activist, Dolores Huerta, who with Cesar Chavez cofounded the United Farm Workers. For her service and advocacy work Ms. Huerta is the recipient the Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Presented in partnership with Major Events and Programs.

*2ND Annual MLK Oratorical Competition
Wednesday, January 24, 7-9 PM
Paul Robeson Cultural Center, Busch Campus
This year's oratorical competition focuses on the MLK quote "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter". The event is hosted by Rutgers alum Einstein Albert, and features performances by Liberated Gospel Choir. Food reception to follow..
Presented by the Paul Robeson Cultural Center.

*LECTURE: MLK and the APIA Movement
Thursday, January 25, 8-9:30 PM
Asian American Cultural Center, Livingston Campus
Come out to hear Dr. Kavitha Ramsamy's interactive lecture on how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Influenced Activism within the APIA community. She will also share her scholarship on Black & Asian relations.
Presented by the Asian American Cultural Center.

*WORKSHOP: ARTIS Love + Action with Namibia Donadio
Friday, January 26, 12-4 PM
Livingston Student Center, Coffee House
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway NJ
Rutgers alumna Namibia Donadio returns for another ARTIS Love + Action workshop that draws inspiration from the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil, labor and human rights leaders of our time and helps bring forth community action through theater, word, and art.
Presented by the Center for Latino Arts and Culture.


ABOUT THE CLAC

The Center for Latino Arts and Culture's (CLAC) was established in 1992 to research, document, interpret and promote Latin@, Hispanic, Caribbean, and Latin American arts and culture. CLAC seeks to build a student-centered, learning community where students can better integrate experiential, academic and service learning about Latino arts and culture in order to become strong leaders and responsible global citizens. We advocate for the wellbeing of our students and work to create effective access to University services and resources. Through dynamic collaboration with other academic and student affairs units, the Center works to enhance Latino student recruitment, retention and successful graduation at Rutgers University.For more information about the Latino community at Rutgers University, more upcoming events and opportunities for involvement, please visit us at clac.rutgers.edu<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.clac.rutgers.edu%2F&data=02%7C01%7Ccafernan%40echo.rutgers.edu%7C2b711e6b5da343f16f3808d501d09aab%7Cb92d2b234d35447093ff69aca6632ffe%7C1%7C0%7C636416917818812491&sdata=KR8wfjtD80JDlcs4MEPPceOTWmVaysNYHfO2foP4OLw%3D&reserved=0>.

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