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Diversity Awareness Month Calendar November 2011 The Pride Network Film Series: Rocky Horror Picture Show

NAACH Dance Competition

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • 7-9:30 p.m.

Friday, November 11, 2011 • 7 p.m.

Student Center Theater, Mack Student Center, North Campus

The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, California Avenue, South Campus

Join The Pride Network and HAHA Hofstra for the Rocky Horror Picture Show.   Props will be handed out during the movie, free-of-charge. Admission: Free Contact: Amanda.Kronemeyer@ThePrideNetwork.org or 516-463-6047 Sponsored by The Pride Network and HAHA Hofstra.

Italian-American Experience Lecture Series: “New Books on the Italian-American Experience: Song, Prejudice and History” Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • 7-9 p.m. Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus

Presented by the Hofstra Cultural Center and part of the Italian-American Experience Lecture Series, this event is a conversation (in English) about “Gli Italiani di New York” (“The Italians of New York”) with Maurizio Molinari and Vincenzo Pascale, authors and professors at Rutgers University. Admission: Free Contact: Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669

Diversity Awareness Month Opening Reception Wednesday, November 2, 2011 • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Plaza Rooms, Mack Student Center, North Campus

Join the Hofstra community as we celebrate Diversity Awareness Month. The reception will feature keynote speaker Alana M. Smith, Program Supervisor from Nassau County Office of Minority Affairs Affirmative Action/Diversity Management Division. Come out and show your support! Refreshments will be served. Admission: Free Contact: Carla Proietti at Carla.G.Proietti@hofstra.edu Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs.

The Multicultural Mixer Thursday, November 3, 2011 • 7-9 p.m. Multipurpose Room, Mack Student Center, North Campus

At The Multicultural Mixer, students will celebrate the exciting variety of cultural backgrounds represented on Hofstra’s campus. During this free event, we invite all members of the Hofstra community to join us as we indulge in delicious and exotic food, enjoy exciting and highly talented performers, and share experiences based on our multitude of backgrounds. Admission: Free Contact: aprest4@pride.hofstra.edu or lyoung13@pride.hofstra.edu Sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE).

Issues in Judaism Lecture: “From the Jungles of Burma to the Cities of Southeast Asia” Thursday, November 3, 2011 • 7-9 p.m. Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus

Rabbi Marvin Tokayer presents a lecture. Tickets: $20 general admission, $18 senior citizen (over 65), $15 PEIR member with current HofstraCard, $15 matriculated non-Hofstra student with ID. One free ticket (for each lecture) with current faculty/staff/matriculated student HofstraCard. Contact: Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669. Sponsored by the Hofstra Cultural Center and Hofstra Hillel.

The Pride Network’s Open Mic Night

Sunday, November 13, 2011 • 2-4 p.m. The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, California Avenue, South Campus

This performance features Inessa Tymochko-Dekaijlo, an EMI recording artist and internationally acclaimed Ukrainian violin virtuoso. She will be accompanied by several guest musicians and dancers, to create a unique Ukrainian celebration. This event is part of the Joseph G. Astman International Concert Series. Call the Hofstra Box Office at 516-463-6644 for ticket prices and more information. Sponsored by the Joseph G. Astman International Concert Series.

Living in America Series: “Doing Business Globally” Tuesday, November 15, 2011 • 4-5:30 p.m. Plaza Room Middle, Mack Student Center, North Campus

Join representatives from the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs and the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, as well as international students, as they discuss global business skills. Admission: Free Contact: Carla Proietti at Carla.G.Proietti@hofstra.edu Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs and the Frank G. Zarb School of Business.

Diversity 101: Let’s Get Real Tuesday, November 15, 2011 • 7-9 p.m. Location TBA

Enjoy a video presentation that explores the knowledge, definition and view of cultural diversity at Hofstra. Contact: Tami Longjohn at hofstra.intl@hotmail.com Sponsored by HINT.

Diversity, Dialogue and Desserts Series: “That’s So Retarded!” Wednesday, November 16, 2011 • 2-3 p.m. 141 Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, North Campus

Join IMPACT as they discuss how we can help eliminate the derogatory use of the “R-word” from everyday speech and promote the acceptance and inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities. Admission: Free Contact: Carla Proietti at Carla.G.Proietti@hofstra.edu Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs and IMPACT.

Conference: Delirious Naples: For a Cultural, Intellectual and Urban History of the City of the Sun Hofstra University

Plaza Room Middle, Mack Student Center, North Campus

The Pride Network invites all students to come and perform songs, poetry, dances, etc. No registration is required.  Coffee and cookies will be served. Admission: Free Contact: Amanda.Kronemeyer@ThePrideNetwork.org or 516-463-6047 Sponsored by The Pride Network.

Cugat’s Nougats!

The Hofstra Cultural Center presents a conference dedicated to staging an encounter – at once critical and celebratory – with historic and contemporary Naples, and will explore all dimensions of Neapolitan culture from an interdisciplinary perspective. Please note: There is a registration fee for this conference. Contact: Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669

Christmas in Naples Thursday, November 17, 2011• 8-10 p.m. The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, California Avenue, South Campus

Saturday, November 5, 2011 • 8-10 p.m. John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus

Presented by Hofstra Entertainment, this performance features the New York area premiere of The New Xavier Cugat Orchestra, with special guest vocalists and dancers. Tickets: $30, $25 senior citizen (over 65) with ID. Contact: Hofstra Playhouse Box Office at 516-463-6644

Let’s Talk! Culture Shock! Tuesday, November 8, 2011 • 8-10 p.m. Location TBA

Attend this panel discussion that discusses the transition of an international student. The panel will include two professors, two graduate students and two undergraduate students. Admission: Free Contact: Tami Longjohn at hofstra.intl@hotmail.com Sponsored by HINT.

Unity Showcase Wednesday, November 9, 2011 • Doors open at 7 p.m. Student Center Theater, Mack Student Center, North Campus

Come enjoy a showcase of diverse talents and performances from groups on Hofstra’s campus. Hosted by comedian Alex Thomas, this event promises to be fun and exciting, and will foster a celebration of diversity for the Hofstra community. Tickets are $1 each, and all proceeds will be donated to the Operation Smile charity. Contact: Omar Peele at bsu.hofstra@gmail.com Sponsored by the Black Student Union.

Irish Studies Performance: “Hunger” Thursday, November 10, 2011 • 4:30-6 p.m. Rochelle and Irwin A. Lowenfeld Conference and Exhibition Hall, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, 10th Floor, South Campus

This is a dramatic performance based on the Great Irish Famine, featuring Sean Tegtale and Ros Tegtale. Admission: Free Contact: 516-463-6182

Issues in Judaism Lecture: “The Jewish Attraction to Eastern Religions and Cultures and the Dalai Lama” Thursday, November 10, 2011 • 7-9 p.m. Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus

Rabbi Marvin Tokayer presents a lecture. Tickets: $20 general, $18 senior citizen (over 65), $15 PEIR member with current HofstraCard, $15 matriculated non-Hofstra student with ID. One free ticket (for each lecture) with current faculty/staff/matriculated student HofstraCard. Contact: Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669. Sponsored by the Hofstra Cultural Center and Hofstra Hillel.

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“Celebrate Ukraine”

Wednesday-Saturday, November 16-19, 2011 • 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Saturday, November 5, 2011 • 8 p.m.

SPONSORS Joseph G. Astman International Concert Series Black Student Union Center for Civic Engagement HAHA Hofstra

Naach is the Indian word for “dance.” Join Hofstra’s South Asian Students Association (SASA) for our second annual celebration of dance. Naach features teams from all over the East Coast, with dances ranging from classical Indian dance to Bhangra to hip-hop to step. Cash prizes are awarded to the winners, and a portion of the proceeds benefit the Sankara Eye Foundation, an organization dedicated to restoring the gift of sight to blind children in South Asia. Admission: Free Contact: Anjali Narayan at a.narayan@rocketmail.com Sponsored by the South Asian Students Association (SASA).

Hofstra Entertainment presents Christmas in Naples, a staged reading directed by Bob Spiotto and based on a play by Eduardo de Filippo. Eduardo de Filippo, possibly the finest and certainly the funniest and most beloved playwright in Italy, was a great Neapolitan actor who wrote dozens of plays for his own theater company. His plays are all superb comedies, yet always based on strong human emotions. Tickets: $12, $10 senior citizen (over 65). Tickets on sale now! For tickets and information please contact the John Cranford Adams Playhouse Box Office at 516-463-6644, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Fall Dance Concert Thursday and Friday, November 17 and 18, 2011, at 8 p.m. Saturday, November 19, 2011, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday, November 20, 2011, at 2 p.m. John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus

Guest artist Cathy Young, a choreographer and jazz dance scholar, will restage her 2010 piece, Flash/Back. The musical score references 1960s cool jazz and 1940s swing, and the movement is inspired by high-energy vernacular dances of the past, including the Charleston and Lindy Hop. The concert will also feature choreography by Hofstra faculty members Giada Ferrone, Niles Ford, Amy Marshall, Maxine Steinman, and Karla Wolfangle. Tickets: $12, $10 senior citizen (over 65) or matriculated non-Hofstra student with ID. Tickets on sale now! Contact: Hofstra Playhouse Box Office at 516-463-6644

Hofstra AIDS Awareness Week Monday-Sunday, November 28-December 4, 2011 Sponsored by The Pride Network.

Fashion! It’s a Global Thing! Tuesday, November 29, 2011 • 9-11 p.m. Location TBA

Attend a fashion show showcasing different traditional attire of other countries, and enjoy performances. Contact: Tami Longjohn at hofstra.intl@hotmail.com Sponsored by HINT.

The Art of Tango Wednesday, November 30, 2011 • 8-10 p.m. Student Center Theater, Mack Student Center, North Campus

Join the Hofstra Organization of Latin Americans (HOLA) and learn about the art of tango. A short lesson will
follow. Refreshments will be served. Admission: Free Contact: Jasmin Fortunato at HolaHofstra77@gmail.com Sponsored by HOLA.

HINT Hofstra Cultural Center Hofstra Entertainment Hofstra Hillel Hofstra Organization of Latin Americans (HOLA)

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Diversity Awareness Month Calendar November 2011