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Kenyon Farrow
Kenyon Farrow to Deliver Coming Out Month Address

Kenyon Farrow, former executive director of Queers for Economic Justice, will deliver the Coming Out Month keynote address titled “Is Gay the New Black?” on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 4 p.m., in the Red Pit, Kirner-Johnson Building. The event is free and open to the public.  More ...

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
"Racial Grammar" is Focus of Duke Professor's Talk

Race can come into play at any moment, as Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva was reminded during his stint at Weight Watchers. A formula that determined he should lose 50 pounds, dropping his weight to 185 pounds, shocked him. At a height over six feet, with a fair amount of muscle, how could that amount of loss be necessary? “The scale made an assessment about my ideal weight based on presumably universal data,” Bonilla-Silva noted, but the data is not really universal—it is white.  More ...

Diversity in U.S. Armed Forces is Topic of Lecture

Diversity in the United States Armed Forces has always been a contentious issue; debates about the inclusion of women and ethnic minorities have been raging since the Revolutionary War. Two officers in the U.S. Military, Col. Maritza Ryan of the U.S. Army and Col. James Durant of the U.S. Air Force, participated in a panel discussion on Sept. 26 in the Days-Massolo Center, discussing the evolution of diversity in the history of the military.  More ...

U.S. Army Col. Maritza Ryan and U.S. Air Force Col. James M. Durant III
Panel to Discuss Diversity in the U.S. Military

U.S. Army Col. Maritza Ryan and U.S. Air Force Col. James M. Durant III will be members of a panel discussing “The Evolution of Diversity: Race and Gender in the U.S. Military” on Monday, Sept. 26, at 4 p.m. in the Days-Massolo Center. They will be joined by Maynard-Knox Professor of Government Frank Anechiarico ’71 and Professor of Mathematics Debra Boutin. Sponsored by the Chief Diversity Officer and the Office of the President, the event is free and open to the public.  More ...

“Islamophobia”: Lessons from a Former U.S. Army Muslim Chaplain

“'Islamophobia'” is an irrational fear and hostility toward Islam and Muslims,” explained James “Yusuf” Yee, once a U.S. Army Muslim Chaplain at Guantanamo Bay Prison, who spoke at Hamilton on Sept. 20.  And, it is rampant in the U.S.  More ...

Amit Taneja
Taneja Leads Days-Massolo Center

After an extensive national search, Amit Taneja was appointed director of the Days-Massolo Center this summer. Taneja comes from Syracuse University where he was special assistant to the senior vice provost for equity and inclusion and former associate director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center. The Days-Massolo Center is hosting open houses on Tuesday, Aug. 30, for students and Thursday, Sept. 1, for faculty and staff, both at 4 p.m.  More ...

Juan Valdez '93
Hispanic Linguist Juan R. Valdez '93 to Lecture

Hispanic linguist Juan R. Valdez '93 will present a lecture on Thursday, April 7 at 4:10 p.m. at the Days-Massolo Center. The lecture, titled “Feeling Spanish: The Linguistic Self-Image of Dominicans,” is free and open to the public.  More ...

Art Massolo '64 and his wife Karen unveil the plaque in the new Days-Massolo Center.
Days-Massolo Center Dedicated

The Days -Massolo Center was formally dedicated on Friday, April 1, during Volunteer Weekend. It is named for Hamilton trustees Drew S. Days III ’63 and Arthur J. Massolo ’64 and is aimed at promoting diversity awareness on campus.  Massolo and his wife Karen unveiled the center’s plaque and Days offered remarks via video.  More ...

Yale Professor Zareena Grewal
Days-Massolo Center Hosts Yale Professor in Discussion of Islam

The Days-Massolo Center hosted a discussion titled “American Muslims and the Crisis of Islam” with Yale American studies and religious studies professor Zareena Grewal on March 3.   As a historical anthropologist Grewal focuses her research on Islam in the U.S.    More ...

Giovanna Zaldini spoke at the Days-Massolo Center.
Cultural Mediation is Topic of Days-Massolo Center Talk

On Tuesday, February 22, the new Days-Massolo Center held its first presentation on cultural diversity. The Center, which opened earlier this year, is meant to provide support for and foster dialogue about cultural diversity at Hamilton. Through its first lecture, it achieved this goal. The speaker, Giovanna Zaldini, a Somali-Italian cultural mediator, presented an informal discussion about cultural mediation.  More ...

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