Duncan Tonatiuh, a children’s book author and artist, will visit Indiana University East as part of Hispanic Heritage Month and the “One Book, Many Voices” project on Tuesday, October 15, from 12:30-2 p.m. in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. Tonatiuh’s visit is made possible by the hard work of Amigos and numerous partnerships throughout the community.
Women and Minority Business Enterprises certification workshop
Indiana University East welcomes minority and women business owners in the Richmond area or surrounding counties to campus for a resource workshop. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, October 9, in the Community Room, located in Whitewater Hall. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m.
Professor of Journalism and author Robert Jensen will speak at Indiana University East on “Power and Politics in the Age of Obama: Is the United States Post-Racial?” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. The lecture and activities are part of the university’s fall diversity project.
Education reformist and award-winning author Jonathan Kozol will visit Indiana University East April 3 at 7 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. Kozol will present a lecture titled “Children and Teachers Under Siege: Race, Poverty, and the Public Schools.”
“S.E.L.L.O.U.T.” comedy to talk about issues in diversity
Indiana University East will host the comedy show “S.E.L.L.O.U.T.” presented by The Blackpack at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall.
Indiana University East will present writer and educator Amada Irma Pérez during its Hispanic Heritage Month. Pérez will present “The Bilingual Voice of a Writer and Teacher,” on Monday, October 22, from 4:30-5:30 p.m., in Whitewater Hall Room 132. The event is sponsored by Mindful Explorations, courtesy of the William H. and Jean R. Reller Endowment.
The event is free and open to the public. Reservations may be made online at iue.edu/interfaith/institute-form.php.
Indiana University East was selected to participate in the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, an initiative inviting institutions of higher education to commit to interfaith cooperation and community service programming on campus. The initiative is to build understanding among diverse communities and contribute to the common good.
Indiana University East will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, in the Whitewater Hall Lobby. The event will feature speaker Phyllis Boanes, professor of history and past director of the African and African American Studies Program at Earlham College.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs will host two events in recognition of Native American Heritage Month.
The events are free and open to the public.
Flutist Bud EagleWolf will perform at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18, in Vivian Auditorium. He has eight flutes that he uses in his performance. He will also talk about his music, his family, and his Native American heritage.