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Division of Student Affairs Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs

Diversity Awareness Month Events: November 2012 Caribbean Bites Monday, November 5, 2012 8 p.m. Multipurpose Room West, Mack Student Center, North Campus

Diversity Awareness Month Reception Wednesday, November 14, 2012 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Plaza Rooms, Mack Student Center, North Campus

Italian-American Experience Lecture Series: La Famiglia: The Cuomos’ Rhetoric and Realities Tuesday, November 6, 2012 7 p.m. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, South Campus

One Nation, Under God? Diversity, Dialogue and Dessert Series Wednesday, November 21, 2012 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Plaza Room West, Mack Student Center, North Campus

At this event African Caribbean Society will provide attendees with a taste of Caribbean culture. Different Caribbean cuisines will be available, as well as live entertainment from a steel pan band! Contact: cwalke12@pride.hofstra.edu Sponsored by African Caribbean Society (ACS)

Speaker: Michael D’Innocenzo, Professor of History and Harry H. Wachtel Distinguished Teaching Professor for the Study of Nonviolent Social Change The Hofstra Cultural Center presents its Fall 2012 Italian-American Experience Lecture Series with the theme Italian American Politics: From Fiorello LaGuardia to Andrew Cuomo. Contact: 516-463-5669 Sponsored by Hofstra Cultural Center

Book Signing – Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf Wednesday, November 7, 2012 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Room 143, Mack Student Center, North Campus

If you are trying to move a mountain, this book will resonate with you and provide insightful information on how we can all become part of a larger movement to replace fear and ignorance with respect and dignity. Meet Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, author of Moving the Mountain: Beyond Ground Zero to a New Vision of Islam in America. Copies of the book are available for purchase to be signed at the event. Contact: 516-463-6920 Sponsored by the Muslim Chaplains Office, Dean of Students Office, Department of Religion, Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs and Muslim Student Association

The Black Student Union Presents the Unity Showcase Wednesday, November 7, 2012 8 p.m. Student Center Theater, Mack Student Center, North Campus This event is a showcase that promotes diversity and unity in the Hofstra community with performances representing all cultures and styles. Contact: BSU.HOFSTRA@gmail.com Sponsored by the Black Student Union

NAACH Dance Competition Friday, November 9, 2012 8-10:30 p.m. The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, South Campus South Asian dance teams (Bollywood fusion, bhangra etc.) from colleges around the United States compete against each other for the title of Best Dance Team. Contact: Hofstra.sasa.pride@gmail.com Sponsored by South Asian Students Association

END Trip: Lunch in Koreatown – NYC Saturday, November 10, 2012 1 p.m.

Enjoy a delicious treat! Sign up at the Office of Student Leadership and Activities, 260 Mack Student Center. THIS IS FOR NEW UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY. Contact: OSLA@hofstra.edu or 516-463-6914 Sponsored by the Office of Student Leadership and Activities

Join the Hofstra community as we celebrate Diversity Awareness Month. Enjoy music, food and speakers as we embrace the diversity that makes us proud of who we are. Contact: 516-463-6796 or International@hofstra.edu Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs

A discussion exploring the role of religion in modern society. Should the public be allowed to publicly exercise religion? Share your thoughts on the debate regarding the expression of religion in society. Contact: 516-463-6796 or International@hofstra.edu Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs

Not 4 Sale: Human Trafficking Wednesday, November 21, 2012 8 p.m. Plaza Room East, Mack Student Center, North Campus

Not 4 Sale is an event that brings attention to the issue of human trafficking globally and in the United States. Contact: mills5@pride.hofstra.edu Sponsored by Collegiate Women of Color (CWC)

Platanos Y Collard Greens Tuesday, November 27, 2012 7-9 p.m. The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, South Campus

A hilarious romantic tale that asks if love between Blacks and Latinos can survive. Platanos Y Collard Greens is the story of two college students, strangers from different cultures, who fall in love at first sight and are forced to confront and overcome prejudices while defending their bond to family and friends. A play that is guaranteed to make you laugh, inspire you and make you think. Contact: holahofstra77@gmail.com Sponsored by Hofstra Organization of Latin America (HOLA) Cosponsored by Hofstra Drama Department, Hofstra International (H*INT), MALIK Fraternity Inc., SGA, and The Black Hispanic Alumni Association

Next Stop … South Asia! Wednesday, November 28, 2012 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Multipurpose Room West, Mack Student Center, North Campus Experience the variety of South Asian culture. Join us while we explore fashion, cultural traditions, music and food. Contact: 516-463-6796 or International@hofstra.edu Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs, South Asian Students Association and Muslim Student Association

Toward Greater Awareness: Darfur and American Activism On view through Friday, December 7, 2012 Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Hofstra University Museum, Emily Lowe Gallery, South Campus

This exhibition – featuring large-scale sculpture by American artist Mitch Lewis – focuses on the genocide that occurred in Darfur and Sudan from 2003 to 2006, as well as the American response to the crisis. Additional exhibition funding provided by Astoria Federal Savings. Contact: 516-463-5672 Sponsored by the Hofstra University Museum

Hunger Banquet Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Multipurpose Room East, Mack Student Center, North Campus 6-8 p.m.

Sponsors:

Division of Student Affairs Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs African Caribbean Society (ACS) Black Student Union (BSU) Collegiate Women of Color (CWC) Dean of Students Office

Department of Religion Hofstra Cultural Center Hofstra Drama Department Hofstra International (H*INT) Hofstra Organization of Latin America (HOLA) Hofstra University Museum Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

MALIK Fraternity Inc. Muslim Chaplains Office Muslim Student Association (MSA) The Black Hispanic Alumni Association The Office of Student Leadership and Activities South Asian Students Association (SASA) Student Government Association (SGA)

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Experience firsthand the socio-economic differences between developed and developing countries. Please being a canned food item with you. Dinner will be served. RSVP by Friday, November 9 to the Office of Student Leadership and Activities at OSLA@hofstra.edu. Contact: OSLA@hofstra.edu Sponsored by the Office of Student Leadership and Activities


Diversity Awareness Month - November 2012