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Events

What’s Happening

What's happening is an ever evolving summary of these events.  Please note: The separate offices and programs within CDGE (OISAOICMOMSAOCSAmbassadorsC3Safe ZoneLEADership Institute and I-Seminar) sponsor their own events throughout the year.

Interested in future events and happenings?

Events for Fall 2014

Thursday, Aug. 21, 4–6 p.m., Babcock Hall

Open House for First-Year Students,  organized by the C3 program. OICM will host an additional open house concurrently in Lowry Center.

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 8–10 p.m., Lowry Tartan Room

Hump Night Mentoring Program for Domestic Students of Color. First-year students meet upper-class students who are ready to help academically and socially.

Wednesdays, Sept. 3–24

Book Group. Contact Linda Morgan-Clement.

Friday, Sept. 5

Deadline for Interfaith Scholars and Fall Service Trip Applications. Contact Linda Morgan-Clement.

Friday, Sept. 5–7., Babcock Hall

PLAID Weekend. To assist domestic students of color to navigate their way at the College and in the Wooster community. Register with OMSA due Mon, Aug. 25.

Thursday, Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m., Lean Lecture Room

Benoit Denizet-Lewis. Will read from his new book Travels With Casey.

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2 p.m., Lowry Back Patio

OMSA/Allen Scholar Football Tailgate. Games, food (Dean Buxton’s Jerk Chicken), and the opportunity to gear up for the Fighting Scots Home opener.

Sunday, Sept. 28, 11:30 a.m., Babcock Formal Lounge

Plummer Scholarship Award Ceremony.

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m., McGaw Chapel

Amy Tan. Author of the best-selling The Joy Luck Club, this event is as part of the Fall Forum Series.

Tuesday, October 14 9:30am-10:50a.m., Babcock Formal Lounge

Three FYS classes meet to discuss Dan Archer’s graphic novel / oral history, Borderland: Seven Lives, Seven  Stories as Told by Victims of Human Trafficking; We will supplement this novel with other readings on Human Trafficking; Leah Mirakhor leads discussion on comics, narratives, form, genre, and politics.

Thursday October 16 9:30am-10:50a.m., Babcock Formal Lounge

Amyaz Moledina leads discussion on Migration Models and Economics, and how human trafficking relates to cross-border migration issues.

Tuesday October 21 9:30am-10:50a.m., Babcok Formal Lounge

Matt Krain moderates a discussion with Anthony Talbott and Dan Archer, followed by questions from our students. The Panel is titled: “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Human Trafficking: Putting Theory into Practice.”  This event will be open to the public especially C3 of the CDGE.

Thursday October 23 7:30p.m., Babcock Formal Lounge

Sara McKinnon talk, “Standing in Her Shoes: Transnational Politics in U.S.  Asylum Policy for Chinese Opposing Population Control.”  The talk will be in the evening and open to students across disciplines and cross-listed with Forum events.

Additional events:

  • World Language Week Planning Meeting (with Wine & Cheese). Contact Harry Gamble for more information.
  • National Hispanic Month. Sept. 15– Oct. 15. Stay tuned for events hosted or sponsored by OMSA and Proyecto Latino to celebrate National Hispanic Month.
  • Seeking Student Presenters and Participants! GLCA Students of Color Conference @ DePauw University, Nov. 7–9.Theme: Who am I? Navigating the Depths of Intersectionality as a Student Leader and Activist.Contact Parker Suddeth.
  • Fall/Spring Break Service Opportunities Information Sessions. TBA. Contact Linda Morgan-Clement.