Intersections of Identity

Intersections of Identity conversations invite students to have conversations about the experiences of how various individual identities intersect to create different perspectives on campus.

Questions or suggestions for the Atlanta campus should be directed to Chrissonia McCall.
For Perimeter campuses, please contact Tonya Cook.

Intersections of Identity Spring 2020

Voting, Peace Corps, John F. Kennedy, and Dr. Martin Luther King
Thursday, January 30, 2020
10 – 11 a.m.
Clarkston Campus
Building CE, Room 2170
Students are invited to engage in a facilitated discussion about the experiences of intersecting identities during the Civil Rights movement.
Facilitator: Dr. Robert King, associate professor of political science

The Asian American, Desi, Pacific Islander American (APIDA)Community
Thursday, February 6, 2020
10 – 11:15 a.m.
Newton Campus
Academic Center 1N, Room 1270
Students are invited to engage in a facilitated discussion about the experiences of APIDA identities and voting for the betterment of their communities.
Facilitator: Salli Vargis, professor of history and associate chair of business and social science

Women of Color: The Ballot, The Vote, and The Community
Thursday, February 20, 2020
11:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Decatur Campus
Building SB, Room 2210
Students are invited to engage in a facilitated discussion about various identities within Women of Color communities and how voting impacts them.
Facilitator: Sabrina Freeney, assistant professor of communication, Department of English, Fine Arts and Humanities

Women in S.T.E.A.M
Thursday, February 20, 2020
2 – 3:30 p.m.
Atlanta Campus
Student Center East, Suite 206
Join the Multicultural Center in an engaging Lunch & Learn session discussing women in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. With open and honest conversations about skills, challenges, job market and navigating their fields, this is a session you will not want to miss!

Breaking the “Generational Curse”
Thursday, March 4, 2020
2 – 3:30 p.m.
Student Center East, Suite 206
Join us in the Multicultural Center as we examine the “generational curse” and the different struggles, stressors and successors of being the first in your family or household to attend college.

The Power of the Vote and Women Making It Happen
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
10 – 11:15 a.m.
Alpharetta Campus
Building AA, Room 2130
Students are invited to engage in a facilitated discussion about various identities of women and the impact voting has for these identities.
Facilitator: Meghan Hood, Department of English