Sunday, October 9, 2-4 p.m., Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120
Andrea Jenkins, who leads the Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies’ Transgender Oral History Project, will be one of the featured guests. The event is hosted by the Tretter Collection.
Wed, Oct 12, 12:15-1:30 pm. 2-520 Moos Tower, 515 Delaware Street SE
This is the first event in a three-part series on Violence and Health Injustice. This event is focused on reframing the dialogue around current issues: race, police violence and public health in the United States and will feature Marya, MD, UCSF. Sponsored by: Center for Bioethics, Institute for Advanced Study, and Gender Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS), University of Minnesota.
A painting depicting one of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign slogans — “Build the Wall” — and a symbolic brick wall have created a firestorm on the University of Minnesota campus, offering students yet another lesson in freedom of speech.
The following message was sent Wednesday afternoon to all Twin Cities faculty, staff and students from President Eric W. Kaler. The Campus Conversation is from 12-1 pm on Oct 6 in the Beacon Room, Recreational and Wellness Center
Dear Twin Cities campus community,
The "Paint the Bridge" incident has generated much discussion and debate. I have listened to many people in our community who hold a variety of views on the panel's message and on subsequent events. I know for many of you, particularly Latinx students, faculty, and staff, the words on the panel hurt and I have sympathy for the real pain, and even fear, that some have experienced; I don't want these feelings to be part of life at the University of Minnesota.
It is important to me that our University community function like a community, that we speak and listen respectfully to one another. This is particularly important and particularly difficult when we are in the midst of a hotly-contested election season. We must acknowledge these difficulties.