[Blackstudies-l] SAVE THE DATE-Cultural Harmony Week 2015

Maria Lima lima at geneseo.edu
Fri Jul 3 13:50:58 EDT 2015

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From: Fatima Rodriguez Johnson <johnsonf at geneseo.edu>
Date: Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 12:55 PM

We are very excited to offer a number of programs during the celebration of
the *16th Annual Cultural Harmony Week, October 18-24*  A combined
committee of faculty, staff and students are working hard to offer a wide
range of activities. This year's theme, 'Worlds In Contact,' explores the
impact globalization has had on arts, business, employment, spirituality,
inter-group relationships, etc.

Below are just a few of this year's offerings:

*Monday, October 19th, 2:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker, A. Lynn **Bolles,
Ph.D.,* *"Revisiting
Transculturation:  the Emperor's New Clothes."  *Our world is forever
evolving in all kinds of ways from shifts in geography and landscapes to
the ways in which members of groups observe, engage and contemplate these
changes. Dr. Bolles presentation will look at a number of events in a
handful of cultures and societies to illustrate this evolution.

A. Lynn Bolles, Ph.D. (1981) Rutgers University, is a Professor in the
Department of Women’s Studies and an affiliate faculty member in
Anthropology, African American Studies, Comparative Literature and American
Studies at the University of Maryland College Park*.  *Sponsored by Black
Studies,  Anthropology & Comparative Literature (English Department).

*Tuesday, October 20th, 4:30 p.m.,  "Spiritual Superpowers Across the
Planet: Mystics in India and Iceland”* *presented by Corinne Dempsey*,
Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Rosemary Benton Chair for
International Studies, Nazareth College.  Co-sponsored by the Departments
of Sociology and Philosophy

*Wednesday, October 21th, 5:00 p.m., Exhibit Opening, Lockhart
Gallery"Diaspora Times Two,” a photographic essay by photojournalist Ben
Cleeton *portrays the lives of West African immigrants seeking employment
in Guanzhou, China, and Chinese entrepreneurs based in Accra, Ghana. There
will also be a reception and conversation with the artist. Sponsored by LLB

*Thursday, October 22, 7:00 p.m., International Film Series, Riviera
Theatre, *Film TBA
The International Film Committee is in the process narrowing down a
powerful film.

*Saturday, October 24, 5:30 p.m.,  Intercultural Dinner, College Union,
An evening showcasing the many cultural backgrounds of our campus
community.  Over 9 student organizations work together to organize this
wonderful event.
Sponsored by the Alliance for Community Enrichment (ACE) and the Student
Association (SA)

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