Diversity

Lafayette College

April 30, 2009

Students and Faculty Honored for Promoting Diversity

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Award ceremony celebrates individuals who are making a difference on campus and in the community Lafayette students, faculty, and organizations were honored for their dedication to academics and furthering diversity on campus and in the surrounding community at the annual Diversity Awards held April 30, in the Wilson Room, Pfenning Alumni Center.Sponsored by the Office [...]

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January 29, 2009

Civil Rights Attorney Theodore Shaw Will Discuss ‘Obama’s Post-Racial America’ Feb. 24

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Talk is part of the Presidential Lecture Series on Diversity As a part of the Presidential Lecture Series on Diversity, Theodore Shaw, Esq. will present the talk, “Reflections on Race and Identity in Obama’s ‘Post-Racial’ America,” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the Kirby Hall of Civil Rights, room 104. The event, which is [...]

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August 5, 2008

Shirley M. Ramirez Will Lead Diversity Efforts at Lafayette

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She brings a record of achievement at Middlebury College and the Posse Foundation Lafayette has named Shirley M. Ramirez to lead the College’s diversity efforts. She will be the first person to serve in the newly created position of vice president for institutional planning and community engagement. Her appointment will begin in January 2009. A [...]

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April 29, 2008

Students and Faculty Honored for Promoting Diversity

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Award ceremony celebrates individuals who are making a difference on campus and in the community Lafayette students, faculty, and organizations were honored for their dedication to academics and furthering diversity on campus and in the surrounding community at the annual Diversity Awards held April 23, in the Wilson Room, Pfenning Alumni Center. Sponsored by the [...]

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February 25, 2008

Slideshow: Stanford Professor Claude Steele Discusses Stereotypes and Identity

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Black History Month keynote lecture was also part of the Presidential Lecture Series on Diversity As a part of the Presidential Lecture Series on Diversity, Claude Steele, Lucy Stern Professor of the Social Sciences and Director for the Center of Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, presented a lecture on stereotypes and identity. [...]

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February 22, 2008

Slideshow: A Fireside Chat

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Professors John McCartney and Gladstone Fluney Hutchinson lead a discussion with students as part of Black History Month Students had a chance to participate in a fireside conversation with John McCartney, professor of government and law and chair of Africana Studies, and Gladstone Fluney Hutchinson, associate professor of economics and business, about the state of [...]

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February 14, 2008

Slideshow: Historian Simon Schama Discusses the End of the Slave Trade

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Talk was part of the Lives of Liberty lecture series As part of the College’s yearlong celebration of the 250th anniversary of the Marquis de Lafayette’s birth, art critic, historian, and award-winning author Simon Schama presented “Remembering the Abolition of the Slave Trade, 200 Years On: British Eloquence and American Silence,” on Feb. 11. The [...]

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February 4, 2008

Historian Simon Schama Will Speak about the End of the Slave Trade Feb. 11

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Lecture will be part of Lives of Liberty series As part of the College’s yearlong celebration of the 250th anniversary of the Marquis de Lafayette’s birth, art critic, historian, and award-winning author Simon Schama will speak 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11 in Colton Chapel. The lecture is part of the celebration’s Lives of Liberty series. [...]

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January 22, 2008

Portlock Black Cultural Center Hosts Exhibit by Janet Pickett Feb. 1 – March 5

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“Mappings of Memory” show is part of Black History Month celebration An exhibit of works by Janet Taylor Pickett entitled “Mappings of Memory” will be on display in the Portlock Black Cultural Center (PBCC), 101 McCartney Street, as a part of the College’s celebration of Black History Month. The show will run from Friday, Feb. [...]

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January 10, 2008

Black History Month Explores ‘The Modern Black Experience’ Feb. 1-March 5

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Events include lectures, art exhibits, films, discussions, performances, and a benefit dance Lafayette will celebrate Black History Month (BHM) from Feb. 1-March 5 with the theme “The Modern Black Experience: Examining the Past to Define our Place in the Future.” Events will explore the contributions of black people from all over the Diaspora and how [...]