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Office of Multicultural Affairs Events

From events and programs for pre-college students and Welcome Week activities for new freshmen, to campus celebrations of ethnic heritage and an annual multicultural leadership retreat, the OMA staff works hard to create a campus environment that welcomes and celebrates students from all culturally diverse backgrounds.

Spring 2020 Events

February 

02/03-28 | Black History Month: Black/Multicultural Hair/ Skin Care Drive
              CENT1106 @ 7:45am-4:30pm

02/05 | Black History Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
               Schofield Auditorium @ 5pm-9pm

02/07 | Black History Month: Black Organization Showcase
               Black Cultural Center, CENT1931 @ 11am-1pm

02/10 | Black History Month: Black History Trivia
               Black Cultural Center, CENT1931 @ 7pm-8pm

02/13 | Blugold Dialogue Series: Conversation Around Race in Predominately White Institutions 
               CENT1704 @ 4pm-5pm

02/17 | Black History Month: Film: Black Girl in Suburbia 
               Woodland Theater, Davies Center @ 5pm

02/20 | Black History Month: 3rd Annual Harambee Celebration
               Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Student Center @ 5pm

02/24 | Black History Month: All Black Everything (Wear All Black)
               UWEC Campus @ 8am-4:30pm

02/24 | Leaders Igniting Transformation: The Future is Young, Black, Brown, and Lit!
               Black Cultural Center, CENT1931 @ 7pm-8pm

02/24 | Forum & Artist Series: Ibram X. Kendi "How to be an antiracist"
               Schofield Auditorium @ 7:30pm 

March

03/10 | Forum & Artist Series: Jackson Katz "Toxic Masculinity"
               Schofield Auditorium @ 7:30pm-9pm

03/12 | Blugold Dialogue Series
               CENT1704 @ 4pm-5pm

April

04/09 | Blugold Dialogue Series 
               CENT1704 @ 4pm-5pm

May

05/02 | Asian and Pacific Islander Americans Heritage Month: Outdoor Festival
               River Front, Garfield Ave @ 3pm-5pm

05/07 | Blugold Dialogue Series: Bamboo Ceiling
              CENT1704 @ 4pm-5pm

05/14 | Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Banquet 
              Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Student Center @ 5pm-7:30pm

05/22 | Office of Multicultural Affairs Spring Graduation Ceremony
              Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Student Center @ 5pm-7pm

Fall 2019 Events


September


09/13 | Welcome Back Picnic*
               Garfield Ave. Riverfront Terrace @ 3pm-5pm

09/16 | Latinx Heritage Month: Community Luncheon*
               OMA Resource Room @ 11am-1pm

09/18 | Blugold Dialogue Series - Featuring Dr. Demetrius Smith, EDI Program Director
               CENT2304 @ 4pm-5pm

09/18 | Dare to Join Us: Addressing Racism in our Community
               Woodland Theater, Davies Center @ 5:30pm

09/19 | Forum and Artist Series - Student Dinner*
               Alumni Room, Davies Center @ 4:30pm, Registration Required

09/20-22 | Multicultural Leadership Retreat*
               Camp Manitou, Registration Required

09/23 | Career Conference Prep: Drop In 
               OMA Resource Room & Conference Room, CENT1108/CENT1102 @ 11am-2pm

09/23 | Smudging 101
               CENT2420 @ 4pm-5pm

09/25 | Career Conference Preparation, Hosted by: OMA & Career Services
               OMA Resource Room, CENT1108 @ 11am-4pm

October


10/01 | Latinx Heritage Month: Who is Latinx? Exploring the Diversity of Latin Culture

10/02 | Blugold Dialogue Series - Featuring Mitch Baroni, Diversity Manager of CVTC
               CENT2304 @ 4pm-5pm

10/09 | Sabor Latin[eau], Registration not required, but strongly encouraged
               Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Student Center @ 5pm

10/14 | Indigenous Peoples' Day
               Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Student Center @ 5pm

10/15 | Latinx Heritage Month: Local Activist Panel
               CENT1704 @ 4pm-6pm

November 


11/04 | Native American Heritage Month: Opening Ceremony 
               Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Student Center @ 5pm

11/06 | Native American Heritage Month: Beading Workshop
               CENT2704 @ 4pm-6pm

11/07 | Native American Heritage Month: Duwyenie Pottery Presentation
               Foster Art Gallery @ 4pm-6pm

11/09 | Native American Heritage Month: Pow Wow
               Zorn Arena @ 10am-10pm

11/11 | Native American Heritage Month: Poetry Reading
               Hass Fine Arts Center @ 4pm-6pm

11/13 | Blugold Dialogue Series - Featuring Tony Boerger 
               CENT2304 @ 4pm-6pm

11/14 | Native American Heritage Month: The Truth about Thanksgiving
               Centennial Hall 1924 @ 4pm-6pm

11/21 | Native American Heritage Month: Indigenous Buffet
               The Dulany Inn, Davies center @ 11:30am-1pm

December 


12/02 | Native American Heritage Month: Closing Ceremony
               Centennial Hall 1108 @ 5pm-7pm

12/20 | OMA Fall Graduation Ceremony
               Davies Center, Ojibwe Ballroom @ 5pm

Fall 2018 Semester Programming


September


9/04 | Welcome Back Picnic
          Davies Center, Market Place at 5:30pm


9/12 | Blugold Dialogue Series
          Centennial Hall 1204 at 4pm


9/18 | Latinx Heritage Month - Dolores Huerta Documentary
          Davies Center, Woodland Theater at 12pm


9/21-9/23 | Multicultural Leadership Retreat
                  Camp Manitou


9/25 | Latinx Heritage Month - Sabor Latin[EAU]
          Davies Center, Ojibwe Ballroom at 5pm


9/28 | Latinx Heritage Month - Noche de Poesía
          Schofield Auditorium at 5pm


October


10/08 | Indigenous People's Day - Ask an Indian Panel
            Davies Center, Centennial 320 at 6:30pm


10/09 | Latinx Heritage Month - Eau the Places You'll Go
            Centennial Hall 1804 at 3:30pm


10/10 | Blugold Dialogue Series
            Centennial Hall 1204 at 4pm


10/12 | Latinx Heritage Month - NCCLA Keynote Presentation
            Davies Center, Ojibwe Ballroom at 7:15pm


November


11/02 | Black Cultural Center Doors Open
            Centennial Hall 1931 at 12pm


11/05 | Native American Heritage Month - Film: Neither Wolf Nor Dog
            Davies Center, Woodland Theater at 5pm, Free


11/08 | Native American Heritage Month - Language Revitalization in the Ho-Chunk Nation: Adrienne Thunder
            Davies Center, Woodland Theater at 5pm


11/12 | Native American Heritage Month - Knowing Our Neighbors - First Nations of Wisconsin: David O'Connor
            Centennial Hall 1415 at 6pm


11/14 | Blugold Dialogue Series - Stereotypes and Realities: Dr. Heather Ann Moody
            Centennial Hall 1204 at 4pm


11/28 | Native American Heritage Month - Local Native American Cuisine
            Davies Center, The Dulany Inn from 11:30-1:30pm


December


12/12 | Blugold Dialogue Series - Examining The Role Of The Bias Incident Report Team [BIRT]: Deborah Newman + Christopher Jorgenson
            Centennial Hall 1204 at 4pm


12/21 | Office of Multicultural Affairs Fall 2018 Graduation Reception
            Davies Center, Ojibwe Ballroom at 5pm

Spring 2019 Semester Programming


February


2/06 | Black History Month - Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
          Schofield Auditorium at 5pm


2/12 | Career Jumpstart - POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER


2/18 | Black History Month - Eau The Places You'll Go
          Centennial Hall 1804 from 3:30-5pm


2/20 | Black History Month CalendarBlack History Month - Black Girl in Suburbia Film - POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER


2/21 | Blugold Dialogue Series - #BlackMentalHealthMatters: Cultural Considerations For The Healing and Restoration of People of African Descent
          Centennial Hall 1204 at 4-5pm


2/25 | Black History Month - African Dance Class
          OMA Resource Center, Centennial Hall 1108 at 6pm


2/28 | Black History Month - Harambee
          Davies Center, Ojibwe Ballroom at 5pm


March


3/02 | Honoring Women Pow Wow
          McPhee Center


3/20 | Blugold Dialogue Series - Fat is a Social Justice Issue, Too: Dr. Laurie Cooper Stoll
          Centennial Hall 1204, 4-5pm


April


Hmong Heritage Month 2019
4/01 | Hmong Heritage Month - Hmong Odyssey Musical
          Davies, Ojibwe Ballroom, 7-9pm


4/04 | Hmong Heritage Month - Open Reception
          Davies, Menominee 320F, 6:30-8:30pm


4/05 | Hmong Heritage Month - Hmong Odyssey Musical
          Schofield Auditorium, 7-9pm


4/09 | Hmong Heritage Month - Seev Suab
          Davies,The Cabin, 6:30-8:30pm


4/10 | Hmong Heritage Month - Round Table Lunch
          Critical Hmong Studies Resource Center - VLL2138, 12-1pm


4/16 | Hmong Heritage Month - Spirits Dawn Film + FREE
          OMA Resource Center - CEN1108, 7-9pm


4/22 | Students of Color Series - The Four Elements Game


4/23 | Hmong Heritage Month - Ib Tsug 13 Hnub 2 Film + FREE
          OMA Resource Center - CEN1108, 7-9pm


4/25 | Students of Color Series - Unplugged Game Night
          OMA Resource Center - CEN1108, 7-9pm


4/26 | Hmong Heritage Month - Riff Off/Karaoke Night
          Hilltop Center - The Lookout, 5:30-7:30pm


4/27 | Hmong Heritage Month - Hmonger Games
          Campus Mall, 1-4pm


4/29 | Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month - Korean Traditional Drumming Workshop
          Campus Mall, 4-5:30pm


4/30 | Blugold Dialogue Series - LGBTQIA+ within the APPI Community
          Centennial Hall 1204, 4-5pm


May


5/01| Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month - A Taste of Asian American Cuisine
         Davies Center, The Dulany Inn from 11:30am + 12:30pm


5/02 | Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month - Brown Bag Lunch with Xiaowen Liang
          Centennial Hall 1108, 11:30-1:30pm


5/02 | Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month - Xiaowen Liang, Chinese Feminist Movement in China
          Schofield Auditorium, 3-4pm [Reception to follow]


5/06 | Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month - Movie: Saving Face
          Davies, Woodland Theater at 4-8pm,


5/07 | Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month - Scholar Day
          Davies, Dakota Ballroom and Alumni Room, 3:30-5:00pm


5/08 | Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month - Outdoor Festival
          Campus Mall, 4-8pm


5/09 | Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month - Panel Discussion
          Centennial Hall 1204, 4-5pm


5/09 | Students of Color Series - Unplugged Game Night
          OMA Resource Center - CEN1108, 7-9pm


5/13 | Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month - CelebrAsian Banquet
          Davies, Ojibwe Ballroom Center + C, 5-8pm, RSVP Required


5/24 | Office of Multicultural Affairs Spring 2019 Graduation Reception
          Davies, Ojibwe Ballroom at 5pm, RSVP Required

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