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 multicultural education and competence or call 404-413-1584.

Fall 2018 Pop Talk Series

Pop Talks: Student Choice
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
12:15 – 2 p.m.
Multicultural Center Lounge, Suite 206, Student Center East

Pop Talks: Domestic Violence and Relationships
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
12:15 – 2 p.m.
Dunwoody Campus, Student Center B, Rooms 2100 and 2101

Pop Talks: Microaggressions in the LGBTQIQA community
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
12:15 – 2 p.m.
Clarkston Campus, CN Building, Room 2220

Pop Talks: Student Choice
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
12:15 – 2 p.m.
Multicultural Center Lounge, Suite 206, Student Center East

Pop Talks: Student Choice
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
12:15 – 2 p.m.
Multicultural Center Lounge, Suite 206, Student Center East

Pop Talks: Student Choice
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
12:15 – 2 p.m.
Clarkston Campus, CN Building, Room 2220

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!

Fall 2018 What’s Your Tea? Series

What’s Your Tea?: Culturally Understanding the Native American and American Indian Community
Monday, November 12, 2018
5 – 7 p.m.
Multicultural Center Lounge, Suite 206, Student Center East

Description: Join the Multicultural Center as we dive into the do’s and don’ts of the Native American and American Indian community.

Fall 2018 What’s Up Doc? Series

What’s Up Doc?: He Named Me Malala
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Cinefest, Student Center West

Description:Join the Multicultural Center & Spotlight for a free viewing and discussion of He Named Me Malala. A look at the events leading up to the Taliban’s attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls’ education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.

Fall 2018 Misrepresentation of Me Series

Misrepresentation of Me: The Non-Religious Community
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
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 Non-Religious Community and how those misrepresentations affect this community.