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CME Teaching for Diversity Series 2014-2015
Race in the Classroom:
"Racial Moments" and Critical Interventions

When: Wednesday, March 4
Time: 4:00-5:30pm
Where: Predolin 115A

Panelists:
Professors Carolyn Field,
Donna Vukelich-Selva,
Marihelen Stoltz,
& Maria Yelle

Moderator:
Professor Huining Ouyang

Please click here for event poster. For the panelists’ biographical notes, please click here.

Refreshments will be served.

The event is sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education and Ethnic Studies Program.

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Distinguished Lecture Series - Dr. Monica M. White

Black Farmers, Urban Agriculture, and
Increasing Access To Healthy Food In Detroit

When: Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
Where: Sonderegger 108
1000 Edgewood College Drive, Edgewood College

Admission: Free

Current conversations on the topic of urban agriculture focus on the City of Detroit. With available land and difficulty accessing healthy food for the city’s most vulnerable populations, citizens are returning to a rich agricultural tradition. This presentation will offer a historical analysis of agriculture in Detroit and discuss contemporary community-based food systems approaches to respond to food insecurity, with particular attention to the work of Black farmers and the impact of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network.

Please click here for the event poster.

To learn more about Dr. Monica White and her research, please visit http://www.monicamariewhite.com/

Refreshments will be served in the SON lobby at 3:45 P.M.

The event is sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program and the Center for Multicultural Education and Ethnic Studies Program in the School of Integrative Studies.

For information on past lectures in the Series, click here.

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New Ethnic Studies Scholarships:

New schoalrships are now available for students who major or minor in Ethnic Studies! Please click here for more details.

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Congratulations!
January 2015
Ethnic Studies Major and Minor Graduates

Sherley Thao
Ethnic Studies and Sociology/Human Services Major

Jennifer Hochstetter
Psychology/Human Services Major (August 2014)

Jamie Johnston
Communication Studies Major

Nazka Serrano
Communication Studies Major

Shani Toor
Biology Major

We wish you all the best in your future endeavors!