Conversations on Contemporary Social Concerns

These open forums provide an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to have collegial discussion and debate around current hot button issues impacting a societal need that many people on campus are thinking about but not collectively discussing. For more information, contact William Britto, student affairs advisor II for education, gender and sexuality or call 404-413-1584.

Spring 2019 Pop Talk Series

Pop Talks: Help, I’m a Poor College Student
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
12:15 – 2 p.m.
Multicultural Center Lounge, Suite 206, Student Center East

Pop Talks: Embracing Blackness
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
12:15 – 2 p.m.
Multicultural Center, Student Center East, Suite 206

Pop Talks: Assimilating into Corporate America
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
12:15 – 2 p.m.
Multicultural Center, Student Center East, Suite 206

Pop Talks: Sexual Fluidity
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
12 – 1 p.m.
Clarkston Campus, CN Building, Room 2220

Pop Talks: A Dawn of a New Age
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
12:15 – 2 p.m.
Multicultural Center Lounge, Suite 206, Student Center East

Pop Talks: What’s Next for the African Diaspora
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
12 – 1 p.m.
Newton Campus, 2N, Room 2260

Pop Talks: What’s Next for the African Diaspora
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
12:15 – 2 p.m.
Multicultural Center, Student Center East, Suite 206

Description: Pop Talks are informal weekly discussions (every Wednesday) about pop culture, national news, global events, hot button issues, social needs and/or anything related to multiculturalism, inclusion, diversity and justice. Students should bring their own lunch, something they want to discuss and a willingness to think about the world. The Multicultural Center will provide a facilitator, pop (sodas) and pop tarts!

Spring 2019 Misrepresentation of Me Series

Misrepresentation of Me: The African Diaspora
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Multicultural Center, Suite 206, Student Center East

Description: Have you ever felt that your identity has been attacked or misunderstood? Join the Multicultural Center as we discuss the misconceptions and misrepresentations of the African diaspora and how those misrepresentations affect this community.