8Th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Awareness Week
Celebrating Diversity: The Spirit Of Overcoming
January 14-18, 2019
These events not only celebrate the great contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but demonstrate our College’s commitment to building an inclusive environment.
Michael Fosberg: Incognito
Author / activist Michael Fosberg’s one-man autobiographical presentation is a dynamic work that uses humor as a way to break down tension and theatre as a way to explore diversity from a dramatically different perspective.
Michael Fosberg: American Culture, Corporate Culture, Ethnic Culture
Are these three cultures distinct and different? Can they co-exist? Led by Michael Fosberg, these 60-minute workshops are about defining, distinguishing, and navigating these cultures through shared experience, dialogue, and dynamic activities.
Burmese Integration into America:
A Panel Discussion
Learn about the experiences and challenges of a group of Burmese refugees during their journey of integrating into American culture. Amanda J. Dickson from International Programs in Agriculture will moderate this discussion.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Historical Perspective
He was the conscience of the struggle for civil rights — and one of its many heroic martyrs. This documentary offers a one-of-a-kind examination of Dr. King’s extraordinary life. Using rare and largely unseen film footage and photographs, this film (endorsed by the King Foundation) explores how Dr. King’s ideas, beliefs and methods evolved in the face of the rapidly changing climate of the Civil Rights Movement. An open post-screening discussion will follow.
$100,000 Pyramid ... Purdue Style
A live game show about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement for faculty, staff, graduate students, undergraduate students, and alumni.
It’s the College of Agriculture vs. the College of Health and Human Sciences!