Fall Programming 2021

The Multicultural Center continues to provide students with programming for summer 2021! While we adjust to new COVID-19 regulations, our virtual, in-person and hybrid platforms will continue to unite our Georgia State community from all campuses! You can interact with us through Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and the Panther Involvement Network. You may also connect with us through our website, email us, or call us at 404-413-1584.

Want to know what’s going on around campus this summer? Are you interested in attending a variety of programs this summer? Check out the Social Justice Summer website to find out what is going on! Stay cool!

November Programming

Music Monday
Monday, November 1
3 p.m.
Instagram Live

Join the Multicultural Center for an interview with artist Maliel the Masetro. Tune in and watch it on IGTV just in case you miss it!

Dawnland: Reclaiming Native Culture
Thursday, November 4
12 – 1:30 p.m.
Intersection Lounge, Student Center East 210
RSVP Here or Join Online

Join MAP Ambassadors of the Multicultural Center as they explore the documentary “Dawnland.” This will be a documentary viewing with discussion around reclamation of Native American culture after genocide.

Multicultural Awareness Peer Ambassadors Interest Meeting
Thursday, November 4
4 -5 p.m.
Student Center East, Suite 206
RSVP Here

We’re hiring and we want you! Join MAP Ambassadors Morgan Gravely & Joey Hesskamp for a brief interest meeting this Thursday! You will learn what MAP ambassadors do, their overall goal, and most importantly how to apply!

Know Your Rights: A Lunch and Learn
Monday, November 8
12 – 1:30 p.m.
Intersection Lounge, Student Center East 210
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Attorneys Joshua Schiffer and Tamara Baines will be joining us to share information on what civil rights we are afforded under the constitution as well as to answer any questions students may have. Pizza and drinks will be provided for students who attend the event.

Music Monday
Monday, November 8
3 p.m.
Instagram Live

Join the Multicultural Center for an interview with artist Unnisa Suarez. Tune in and watch it on IGTV just in case you miss it!

Talk Tuesday: Facts & Fictions About Columbus Day & Thanksgiving
Tuesday, November 9
12:30 – 1:45 p.m.
WebEx Events
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Join the Multicultural Center for Talk Tuesday on Facts and Fictions about Columbus Day and Thanksgiving. This discussion provides historical context to the practices of celebrating Columbus Day and the Thanksgiving holiday, as well as explore why these celebrations are harmful to Native American and Indigenous Peoples’ culture and histories.

Pop Talks
Wednesday, November 10
12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Student Center East, Suite 206
Join Virtually

Pop in on Wednesday (bi-weekly) for the Multicultural Center’s weekly discussions about pop culture, national/global news, trigger-warning topics and/or anything related to diversity and inclusion. This peer-facilitated dialogue series provides a safe space to engage in critical thinking, explore diverse identities, and examine privilege and understand systematic oppression. Just bring your topics and a willingness to think critically about the world!

Culture Café: International Education Week
Wednesday, November 10
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Piedmont Central Dining Hall
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Culture Café is designed to highlight culture and heritage while providing students support services by promoting resources and events provided by our office and other campus partners. We offer goody bags and resources for students who visit our table and join our department listserv.

Baldwin Book Club – Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future
Wednesday, November 10
3 – 4 p.m.
Student Center West, 474
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The Multicultural Center, in collaboration with Leadership Programs, is sponsoring the Baldwin Book Club, an opportunity for students to come together to discuss a book with social justice themes. As leaders in a multicultural society, it is important to understand how to navigate racial issues and work with diverse individuals. The Baldwin Book Club provides a forum to students to talk about these important issues and learn from each other about what is needed to be culturally competent leaders.

Vietnamese Student Association Night Market
Thursday, November 11
6 – 8:30 p.m.
Unity Plaza
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Vietnamese Student Association will be hosting a night market with the Multicultural Center and ISAC on campus. There will be lion dancers along with fun activities, and there will be free food at the event! We will be asking other ISAC organizations to participate also!

Culture Café at The Intersection
Monday, November 15
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Intersection Lounge, Student Center East 210
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Join us for free coffee, cocoa or tea, coupled with conversation about cultures, communities, and inclusion. Connect with others around identity, intersectionality and intercultural engagement.
Bring a friend for a chance to win giveaways and prizes! RSVP required.

Hot Wings Hot Topics: Intersecting Identities
Monday, November 15
3 – 5 p.m.
Intersection Lounge, Student Center East 210
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A bi-weekly discussion for students, faculty and staff to engage in hot topic conversations. In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, our dialogue will center Black and Indigenous experiences within a United States framework. Our Land. Our Narratives. Our Communities.

Gather: The Friendsgiving Feast
Wednesday, November 17
3 – 5 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Hall
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Join CCI for GATHER: The Friendsgiving Feast, as we gather in gratitude for community connections at GSU! During this event, we’re redefining the narrative of Thanksgiving & honoring Native American/Indigenous communities.

In The (State) Zone: Safe Zone II: TGNC Awareness & Ally Training
Thursday, November 18
12 – 3 p.m.
Student Center East, Suite 206
Join Online

Join the Multicultural Center for an interactive workshop on allyship and advocacy for the Trans and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) community. In this workshop you will learn the history, common vocabulary and lived experiences of TGNC communities and how you can best advocate to create a more equitable society!

Queer Destress Fest
Tuesday, November 30
3 – 4:30 p.m.
Student Center East, Suite 206
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Join the Multicultural Center, in collaboration with the Counseling Center, for Queer Destress Fest, a monthly series that focuses on factors that may contribute to stress, anxiety and other issues within LGBTQIQA and varying gender communities. Tools and resources are provided to students that help them navigate their educational journeys.

Stay In Touch Via Social Media!
We are active on social media at all times! You can follow us on Instagram, Twitter,and Facebook!

Join Our Listserv
The Multicultural Center has created some exciting virtual programming. We will send a weekly newsletter of events to our listserv. If you are not currently on our listserv, you may click here to join the Atlanta campus listserv or click here to join the Perimeter listserv.

Requests for Trainings or Workshops
If you would like a Safe Zone or TRANSformation Workshop done for your department or student organization, you may still submit a request. These workshops can be done virtually using WebEx! If you have questions about other workshops or trainings, please email William Britto.