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Thursday, October 29, 2020
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The Importance of the Latinx Vote: Tu Voto, Tu Voz

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
La Casa is partnering with other Latinx student organizations across the state of Michigan including Cultura de Las Razas Unidas (Michigan State University), Empowered LatinX Union (Central Michigan University), Latinos United for Advancement (University of Michigan - Flint), the Latino Student Alliance (Western Michigan University), and the
Friday, October 23, 2020

LEAD: Empowering and Elevating Marginalized Voices Featuring Al Young and Tabbye Chavous

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

LEAD, Leading Equity And Diversity, is a series of conversations where attendees have the opportunity to hear from a diverse group of guests who lead and/or support DEI and Social Justice initiatives. This LEAD conversation will address the need to create a more inclusive environment for diverse communities on college campuses. Many faculty,

Monday, October 12, 2020

LACS Virtual Panel Discussion: Monumental Injustice in the Americas

4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

As a joint effort between LACS (Latina/o Studies and Latin American and Caribbean Studies) and the Latina/o Studies Program, this panel brings together scholars whose work helps us think about past and present efforts to topple physical monuments to historical figures across the Americas. As the United States recognizes "Hispanic Heritage Month

Thursday, October 22, 2020

The Scientific Case Against Racism

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Life Sciences Institute Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Medical School
Neuroscientist and author David Linden will discuss some of the findings from his new book, Unique: The Science of Human Individuality, which explores the origins and importance of human individuality.
 
It is surprising that, with all of the ongoing examination of racism in general
Monday, October 5, 2020

DAAS in Dialogue: Isabel Wilkerson's "Caste"

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Join members of the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS) community as they explore the meanings and implications of Wilkerson's work.

Moderator:
Earl Lewis
Thomas C. Holt Distinguished University Professor of History, Afroamerican and African Studies, and Public Policy; Director, Center for Social Solutions

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