More than 200 people gathered at the University of Minnesota Friday to attend a Hmong New Year celebration hosted by Viivncaus, a Hmong women’s student group.
The Hmong New Year is a traditional celebration marked by a resting period at the end of the harvest season, taking place in areas where Hmong communities are located. Traditionally, the New Year is a time for members of the Hmong community to cleanse themselves and their homes from bad spirits and experiences, bringing in a new energy for the year ahead.
The Women’s Center presents, “Chatty Wednesday: Solo Traveling as a Woman” on November 20 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm at 64 Appleby Hall. Join us them as they discuss the stigma of traveling as a woman, discover helpful tips about traveling and network with other travelers.
This discussion will be led by Keetha Vue (she/her/hers), Women’s Center Graduate Intern, avid solo traveler and lover of matcha lattes!
Tongues Untied presents its third program of the year Wellness Wednesday, Tongues Untied: Plan Your Finals With Bullet Journals, at the Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life (40 Appleby Hall, 128 Pleasant Street SE). The Tongues Untied program is designed to enhance and center the experiences of queer Indigenous people and people of color.
This event, which takes place on November 20 from 7 to 9 pm at Weisman Art Museum, is part of the "Art and Finance" project through the Weisman Art Museum Collaboration Incubator. In this unique collaboration, artists Rachel Breen and Vienne Chan collaborate with Susanna Gibbons of the Carlson School of Management. Learn more about this event.
Don't miss the Critical Disability Studies Collective for our fourth and final reading group of the semester on Friday, December 6 from noon to 2 pm in the Crosby Room of Northrop.
This event, presented by the Asian Pacific American Resource Center (APARC) will take place on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Walter Library, Room 402.
Don't miss this powerful discussion led by Asian American educators and teachers on how our identities, cultures, and histories are important, especially in the education system.
This event will take place on November 13 at the Graduate Hotel, Grand Ballroom. Sponsored by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Office of Teacher Education, College of Education and Human Development. More info.
Steps Forward, A Campus Conversation – Our University History: Understand, Acknowledge, Engage
December 3–4, 2019
Hosted at UW-La Crosse
The event will be held on December 3 & 4 at UW-La Crosse in the Student Union. This year's theme is Harnessing Radical Hope for Collective Action inspired by Carolina DeRobertis's book Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times.