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Days-Massolo Center

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

Kimberly Williams
Associate Director
knwillia@hamilton.edu

315-859-4288

Stephanie Guzman
Graduate Assistant
sguzman@hamilton.edu
315-859-4537

Spring 2013 Programming: Prisons Beyond Prisons

All events are open to the public, unless otherwise noted. If you would like any accessibility accomodations, such as a sign language interpreter, or have any questions about the events, please email Amit Taneja. Please note that dates and times change due to scheduling issues, weather, etc. Please check the Hamilton Public Events Calendar for the most up-to-date information.

January

Monday, January 28
5:30 p.m. | Tolles Pavilion
MLK Lecture and Dinner: Justice is the Public Face of Love

Prof. Paula Johnson, Syracuse University presents "How does the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King inspire us to work towards justice today?"


Tuesday, January 29
6:30 p.m. | LGBT Resource Center (Days-Massolo Center, Rm. 201)
Open Doors: LGBTQ&A Discussion Group

This bi-weekly discussion group provides safe and confidential discussion space for Lesbian, ;Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and Ally students. Facilitated by Janine Knight (jknight@hamilton.edu). Tentative dates are: Jan 29, Feb 12, Feb 26, Mar 12, Apr 2, Apr 16, & May 7
 

February

Monday, February 4
4 p.m. | Days-Massolo Center
Girl Trouble: Movie Screening

This compelling documentary tells the story of three young women who are tied up with the juvenile justice system.


February 14
4:15 p.m. | Days-Massolo Center
Discussion & Book Club: The New Jim Crow

The Chapel & the DMC are collaborating to organize two book clubs to discuss Michelle Alexander’s book prior to her lecture. The first group will meet on February 14 & 26. The second group will meet on April 9 & 16. For more info, please contact Amit Taneja (ataneja@hamilton.edu) or Jeff McArn (jmcarn@hamilton.edu).


Wednesday, February 20
4 p.m. | Days-Massolo Center
Jurisprudence Law & Justice Studies Minor: Information Session

The goal of the JLJS Minor is to provide students with the analytical and empirical foundation to understand how the theory, practice & meaning of law stimulates civic engagement.


Thursday, February 21
5:30 p.m. | Red Pit
Movie & Discussion: “The Prep School Negro” With Director Andre Robert Lee 

Join us for a thought provoking conversation about the experiences of African-American students who receive scholarships to attend predominantly white prep schools.


Monday, February 25
4 p.m. | Taylor Aud. – Science Center
Rhodessa Jones: A Woman for the 21st Century – The Medea Project

Jones will read from performance material and writings, and perform short excerpts from her repertoire and show video footage of work in the American, South African, and Italian prison systems.
 

February 26
4:15 p.m. | Days-Massolo Center
Discussion & Book Club: The New Jim Crow

The Chapel & the DMC are collaborating to organize two book clubs to discuss Michelle Alexander’s book prior to her lecture. The first group will meet on February 14 & 26. The second group will meet on April 9 & 16. For more info, please contact Amit Taneja (ataneja@hamilton.edu) or Jeff McArn (jmcarn@hamilton.edu).


Wednesday, February 27
7:30 p.m. | Events Barn
Rhodessa Jones and Idris Ackamoor in “Performance Music” – Mixed Repertory

Jones & Ackamoor will perform varied repertoire drawing material from their latest productions. Q&A to follow. Strong language – For mature audiences only.
 

March

Thursday, March 7
4:10 p.m. | Days-Massolo Center
Babylon East: Japanese Reggae

Marvin D. Sterling, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University, will present a lecture based on his book "Babylon East: Perfoming Dancehall, Roots Reggae, and Rastafari in Japan".
 

Friday, March 8
5 p.m. | Location TBD
Dr. Cornel West: Voices of Color Lecture Series

Dr. West will deliver the annual Voices of Color Lecture Series which honors C. Christine Johnson, former director of the HEOP Program at Hamilton College


Tuesday, March 12
4 p.m. | Red Pit
The Bro Code: Movie & Q/A with Director

Thomas Keith, Professor of Philosophy at CSU-Long Beach, will screen his movie "The Bro Code", and facilitate a discussion on how boys and men are conditioned to be sexist and dehumanize women.
 

April

Thursday-Friday, April 11-12
Faculty Diversity Conference (NY6 Schools)

Faculty and administrators from the NY Six liberal arts colleges will gather to discuss recruitment, retention and climate issues around faculty diversity. Keynote by Dr. Elizabeth Aries, Prof. of Psychology at Amherst College.


Wednesday, April 17
7:30 p.m. | Chapel
The New Jim Crow: Lecture by Michelle Alexander

The Levitt Speaker Series presents a lecture by Michelle Alexander, Associate Professor of Law, Ohio State University. 


April 22
4 p.m.| TBD
The LGBTQ Rights Movements: The Past, Present & Future Lecture by Richard Burns ’77

Richard Burns ’77 will reflect on his three decades of work and activism with and for the LGBTQ Community. Mr. Burns was the Executive Director of the LGBT Community Center in New York City for 22 years.

Career Planning Series
4:15 p.m. | Days-Massolo Center
The Career Center has partnered with the DMC to offer a series of workshops to help students with their career planning efforts
Jan 31 Resume writing
Feb 6 Summer Internship Funding: how to apply for a stipend for the summer (1st years, sophomores, juniors)
Feb 19 Resources & tips for conducting your summer internship search
Feb 28 Alumni Directory search & how to network  (juniors and seniors only)
Mar 6 Cover letter writing
Apr 3 The basics of Interviewing

All students are welcome and encouraged to attend.

 

The Days-Massolo Center has partnered with the following offices and departments to co-sponsor the spring 2013 semester events:

Associate Dean for Multicultural Affairs, BLSU, Career Center, Chief Diversity Officer, Comparative Literature, Diversity and Social Justice Project, Jurisprudence Law and Justice Studies, Kirkland Endowment Advisory Committee, Levitt Center, New York Six Consortium, Office of the President, Performing Arts, Rainbow Alliance, Student Activities, Student Assembly, The Theater Department and The Womyn’s Center.

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