McDaniel College plans Diversity Week

April 08, 2007

The McDaniel College office of multicultural services will observe Diversity Week 2007 tomorrow through Saturday with the theme "Authentic dialogue toward a greater understanding."

"Tile Wall Project: Reflection ME/WE": 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. tomorrow through Wednesday and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday in Decker Center's Kriel Lounge. Tiles will be made for a mural that will depict diversity.

"Color of Fear": 7 p.m. tomorrow in Decker Auditorium. The film examines race relations through the eyes of eight North American men of various ethnicity.

Wine and cheese reception from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the William McDaniel Study in Hoover Library with Costa Rican author Uriel Quesada, assistant professor of foreign language and author of six books of fiction.

Discussion on "Issues and Concerns Currently Affecting the American Indian Community" at 7 p.m. Wednesday in McDaniel Lounge, with Mark Tayak, cultural director of the Piscataway Indian Nation of Port Tobacco.

Discussion on "How Stereotypes Shape and Misshape Social Interactions" at 11:45 a.m. Thursday in Academic Hall Room 109.

Discussion on historically black sororities and fraternities and procedures to establish them at McDaniel at 6 p.m. Thursday in Academic Hall 101.

Unity Fair from noon to 4 p.m. Friday in Red Square. The event features the Suwabi African Dance Ballet at noon and Abu the Flute-Maker playing flutes made of recycled materials at 2 p.m.

21 Poetz, a Latin spoken-word poetry group, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Ensor Lounge.

A trip to the United Nations is scheduled for Saturday for faculty, staff and students. Reservation are required. The cost is $40.

Events are free to the public, unless noted.

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