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Days-Massolo Center

Amit Taneja
Director, Diversity & Inclusion
315-859-4252

Janet Turvey
Assistant to the Chief Diversity Officer
jturvey@hamilton.edu
315-859-4288
315-859-4554 (fax)

Stephanie Guzman
Graduate Assistant
sguzman@hamilton.edu
315-859-4357

News

Screening of Feeding Frenzy April 16

Hamilton will host a screening of the film Feeding Frenzy on Wednesday, April 16, at 4:15 p.m., in the Days-Massolo Center Living Room. The event is part of the Health[Care] Programming Film Series sponsored by the Days-Massolo Center, and is free and open to the public.  More ...

Laverne Cox
Orange is the New Black Star to Lecture

Actress and transgender advocate Laverne Cox will deliver a lecture on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 5 p.m., in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for the Performing Arts. The talk, titled “Ain’t I a Woman: My Journey to Womanhood,” is free and open to the public.  More ...

Harriet Washington
Celebrated Author of Medical Apartheid to Lecture

Author Harriet A. Washington will deliver a lecture titled “Medical Apartheid,” based on her book by the same name, on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 4:15 p.m., in the Bradford Auditorium, KJ. The lecture is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Days-Massolo Center, Kirkland Endowment, Dean of Faculty, and the Women's Studies Department.  More ...

Girl Rising to be Screened at Hamilton

Girl Rising, a documentary film made by the 10x10 Campaign, a global initiative to educate and empower girls, will be screened on Monday, Oct. 21, at 4:15 p.m., in the Red Pit, KJ.  The film will be followed by a panel discussion.  The screening is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Days-Massolo Center and Muslim Student Association.  More ...

Dean Spade
Legal Reform Needed to Promote Social Equality

Dean Spade visited Hamilton on Oct. 10 to lecture on the effectiveness of legal reform to promote social equality. Spade, associate professor at the Seattle University School of Law, focused his discussion on struggles and obstacles faced by the American trans community.  More ...

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Amit Taneja introduces Jorett Joseph ’15, who talks about her research project titled "Justice through Love: Community Building Efforts of Black Women."
Amit Taneja introduces Jorett Joseph ’15, who talks about her research project titled "Justice through Love: Community Building Efforts of Black Women."
Jorett Joseph ’15 discusses her experience doing mission work in Haiti where she built a children's library, donated goods and participated in a health program initiative.
Jorett Joseph ’15 discusses her experience doing mission work in Haiti where she built a children's library, donated goods and participated in a health program initiative.
Richard Burns '77, executive director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community Center in New York City, presented a lecture titled “LGBTQ Rights: Past, Present and Future."
Richard Burns '77, executive director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community Center in New York City, presented a lecture titled “LGBTQ Rights: Past, Present and Future."
Richard Burns '77
Richard Burns '77
Drew S. Days III '63 (left) and Art Massolo '64, June 2013
Drew S. Days III '63 (left) and Art Massolo '64, June 2013
Josie Collier '97, P'14, Drew Days III '63 and Nanyamka-Keyane Fleming '14
Josie Collier '97, P'14, Drew Days III '63 and Nanyamka-Keyane Fleming '14
Andres Henriquez '83, P'15, Eric Rodriguez '07, Hector Acevedo '08 and Natalie Sanchez '07
Andres Henriquez '83, P'15, Eric Rodriguez '07, Hector Acevedo '08 and Natalie Sanchez '07
Anthony Jackson '15, Art Massolo '64, P'93 and Herb Kestenbaum '63
Anthony Jackson '15, Art Massolo '64, P'93 and Herb Kestenbaum '63
Members of the "What Does it Mean to be American" panel participate in a multicultural discussion of the American identity and culture.
Members of the "What Does it Mean to be American" panel participate in a multicultural discussion of the American identity and culture.
Members of the "What Does it Mean to be American" panel.
Members of the "What Does it Mean to be American" panel.
Members of the "What Does it Mean to be American" panel.
Members of the "What Does it Mean to be American" panel.
Anthony Jackson '15  and Nanyamka-Keyané Fleming '14 welcome renowned academic and social justice advocate Dr. Cornel West to campus.
Anthony Jackson '15 and Nanyamka-Keyané Fleming '14 welcome renowned academic and social justice advocate Dr. Cornel West to campus.
Joseph Anderson '13 and Dr. Cornel West
Joseph Anderson '13 and Dr. Cornel West
Professor of English and Creative Writing Doran Larson with Dr. Cornel West
Professor of English and Creative Writing Doran Larson with Dr. Cornel West
Joseph Anderson'13, Nanyamka Fleming '14, Athina Chartelain '13, Anthony Jackson '15, Reuben Dizengoff '15, and Gretha Suarez '15, pose for a photo with Cornel West, center.
Joseph Anderson'13, Nanyamka Fleming '14, Athina Chartelain '13, Anthony Jackson '15, Reuben Dizengoff '15, and Gretha Suarez '15, pose for a photo with Cornel West, center.
Professor of Africana Studies Donald Carter, left, and Professor of Philosophy Todd Franklin chat with Cornel West.
Professor of Africana Studies Donald Carter, left, and Professor of Philosophy Todd Franklin chat with Cornel West.
Director of Diversity and Inclusion Amit Taneja with Dr. Cornel West
Director of Diversity and Inclusion Amit Taneja with Dr. Cornel West
Dr. Cornel West with Patsy Couper
Dr. Cornel West with Patsy Couper
Wilne Arias '15 speaks with Dr. Cornel West at the reception.
Wilne Arias '15 speaks with Dr. Cornel West at the reception.
Director André Robert Lee screened his autobiographical film "The Prep School Negro."
Director André Robert Lee screened his autobiographical film "The Prep School Negro."
Director André Robert Lee discusses his autobiographical film.
Director André Robert Lee discusses his autobiographical film.
Director André Robert Lee discusses his autobiographical film.
Director André Robert Lee discusses his autobiographical film.
Hamilton commemorated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a dinner and lecture.
Hamilton commemorated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a dinner and lecture.
Associate Professor of Theatre addressed the audience during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day dinner.
Associate Professor of Theatre addressed the audience during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day dinner.
Associate Professor of Theatre addressed the audience during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day dinner.
Associate Professor of Theatre addressed the audience during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day dinner.
Syracuse University Law Professor Paula Johnson presented a lecture titled "Justice is the Public Face of Love."
Syracuse University Law Professor Paula Johnson presented a lecture titled "Justice is the Public Face of Love."
Syracuse University Law Professor Paula Johnson
Syracuse University Law Professor Paula Johnson
Director of Diversity and Inclusion Amit Taneja speaks with Ujjwal Pradhan ’15 and Trang Nguyen '14 during the Days-Massolo Center Open House.
Director of Diversity and Inclusion Amit Taneja speaks with Ujjwal Pradhan ’15 and Trang Nguyen '14 during the Days-Massolo Center Open House.
Days-Massolo Center Open House, September 2012
Days-Massolo Center Open House, September 2012
Days-Massolo Center Open House, September 2012
Days-Massolo Center Open House, September 2012
Professor of Classics and Africana Studies Shelley Haley speaks with Patsy Couper and Barbara Britt-Hysell, coordinator of the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Program
Professor of Classics and Africana Studies Shelley Haley speaks with Patsy Couper and Barbara Britt-Hysell, coordinator of the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Program
Days-Massolo Center Open House, September 2012
Days-Massolo Center Open House, September 2012
Days-Massolo Center Open House, September 2012
Days-Massolo Center Open House, September 2012
Days-Massolo Center Open House, September 2012
Days-Massolo Center Open House, September 2012
Days-Massolo Center Open House, September 2012
Days-Massolo Center Open House, September 2012
Assistant to the Chief Diversity Officer Janet Turvey and Director of Diversity and Inclusion Amit Taneja
Assistant to the Chief Diversity Officer Janet Turvey and Director of Diversity and Inclusion Amit Taneja
Touré, pundit and author of "Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness?," presented the 2012 Voices of Color Lecture.
Touré, pundit and author of "Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness?," presented the 2012 Voices of Color Lecture.
Touré is interviewed on WHCL.
Touré is interviewed on WHCL.
Touré is interviewed on WHCL.
Touré is interviewed on WHCL.
Touré speaks with students and signs books.
Touré speaks with students and signs books.
Touré speaks with students and signs books.
Touré speaks with students and signs books.
Touré speaks with students and signs books.
Touré speaks with students and signs books.
Touré speaks in the Chapel at Hamilton on March 28, 2012.
Touré speaks in the Chapel at Hamilton on March 28, 2012.
2012 Voices of Color Lecture
2012 Voices of Color Lecture
2012 Voices of Color Lecture
2012 Voices of Color Lecture
2012 Voices of Color Lecture
2012 Voices of Color Lecture
Reception for 2012 Voices of Color lecturer Touré.
Reception for 2012 Voices of Color lecturer Touré.
Author and pundit Touré
Author and pundit Touré
Touré speaks with Patsy Couper
Touré speaks with Patsy Couper
Tiffany Andrade '13 offers advice to new Posse students during the Posse Transition Ceremony.
Tiffany Andrade '13 offers advice to new Posse students during the Posse Transition Ceremony.
Posse Transition Ceremony
Posse Transition Ceremony
Posse Transition Ceremony
Posse Transition Ceremony
Posse Transition Ceremony
Posse Transition Ceremony
Posse Transition Ceremony
Posse Transition Ceremony
Posse Transition Ceremony
Posse Transition Ceremony
Posse Transition Ceremony
Posse Transition Ceremony
Posse Transition Ceremony
Posse Transition Ceremony
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Days-Massolo Center: Reflections on the First Year

April 30, 2012

The Days-Massolo Center was created to foster dialogue and understanding within and across differences. One year after the formal dedication of the space, the center is thriving with programs and services that enhance the academic mission of the campus while strengthening a community that respects and promotes free and open inquiry, independent thought and mutual understanding.

In addition to providing space for the Womyn’s Center and the newly established LGBTQ Resource Center, the Days-Massolo Center has sponsored or helped organize over ninety programs, lectures and workshops. These events include Cultural Cafés hosted by student groups, workshops on diversity and inclusion, art exhibits, and lectures on race, gender, religion and sexuality. The center’s programs have attracted more than 4,200 participants this year alone. More ...