Calendar of Events
New events are constantly being added. Be sure to visit us regularly to find out the latest on what’s happening in Multicultural Affairs!
- Maversity Workshop #1, UC Red River, 12:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.
- Maversity Workshop #2, UC Red River/Concho, Noon- 1 p.m.
February- Black History Month (BHM)
- Black History Month (BHM) hosted by the Multicultural Mavericks
- Sankofa "Black in the Day" Kick Off Hosted by the Multicultural Mavericks, UC Palo Duro, Noon- 2 p.m.
- LGBTQA Program Spring Keynote Lecture: Beyond Binaries: Identity and Sexuality Featuring Robyn Ochs, author and award winning activist Hosted by the LGBTQA Program, UC Bluebonnet, Noon- 2 p.m.
- BHM- "Minorities in Changing Times, One Person's Experience" Featuring Dr. James Sweatt, III Hosted by UT Arlington African American Faculty & Staff Association, UC Bluebonnet, Noon
The event is free, but space is limited. For more information and to RSVP, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 817-272-5300. The deadline to RSVP is Friday January 31,2014.
- Maversity Workshop #3, UC Concho, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
- BHM - Black Leadership Institute Hosted by the Multicultural Mavericks, UC Rio Grande, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Open to all UT Arlington students. Register online via our website by Friday, February 1st
- Maversity Workshop #4, Guadalupe, Noon- 1 p.m.
- BHM - Featured Keynote: “Da Conversation“ Featuring Dr. Clarence Glover, CEO of Sankofa Education Services Hosted by the Multicultural Mavericks, UC Bluebonnet North, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
- BHM -Center for African American Studies Confrence 2014 Hosted by the Center for African American Studies, For complete details and registration info visit www.uta.edu/caas
- 19th Annual Benefit Pow Wow Hosted by Native American Student Association and the Honors College, UC Bluebonnet, 10 a.m.- 10 p.m.
- BHM -Documentary Screening and Discussion: The Loving Story Hosted by the Multicultural Mavericks, UC Carlisle, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
March- Women's History Month (WHM)
- Women's History Month (WHM) hosted by the Women In Leadership
- Diversity Week, Additional events to be announced in Spring
- DW/WHM- Walk for WIL hosted by the Women In Leadership, Location TBD, 3:30 p.m.
Register online by Friday, February 21
- DW/WHM- Spirit Night at Women's Basketball Game vs. Western Kentucky, College Park Center, 5 p.m.
For tickets visit www.utatickets.com
March 3- 14
- WHM- League of Extraordinary Women Gallery Exhibit hosted by the Women In Leadership Program, UC Gallery, Open Weekdays 8 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Begin Women’s History Month with an empowering gallery exhibit highlighting iconic events, movements, and personalities of women throughout history. Be sure to stop by and rediscover the powerful legacy left by these astounding women. Hosted by the Women in Leadership and the Department of Women’s & Gender Studies. Free and open to the public. Part of UT Arlington Diversity Week 2014 and Women’s History Month. For complete calendars, visit www.uta.edu/multicultural
- DW/Maversity Workshop #5 Topic Ally Appreciation and LGBTQA 101 Co-hosted by the Leaders Educating About Diversity & the LGBTQA Program, UC Guadalupe, Noon- 1 p.m.
Maversity is a series of interactive workshops that offer students a chance to discuss diversity issues and social justice topics. This session will focus on critical issues facing people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning. In addition, learn how you can also be empowered if you identify as an Ally for the LGBTQ community. Space is limited and lunch will be served. Hosted by Multicultural Affairs and the Leaders Educating About Diversity, this session is held in collaboration with the LGBTQA Program-Pride Peers. Part of UT Arlington Diversity Week 2014. For complete calendar, visit www.uta.edu/multicultural
- DW/WHM- League of Extraordinary Women Gallery Opening Reception Featuring Minnijean Brown Trickey, featured Diversity Lecture Series keynote Hosted by the Women in Leadership Program, UC Gallery, 3 p.m.- 5 p.m.
- DW/WHM- Diversity Lecture Series: “Return to Little Rock: A Seminal Moment in American Civil Rights and Education”, Featuring Minnijean Brown Trickey, UC Rosebud Theatre, 7 p.m.
The spring Diversity Lecture is a flagship event of the annual UTA Diversity Week celebration held each March. Multicultural Affairs in conjunction with Diversity lecture Series proudly host Minnijean Brown Trickey, Civil Right legends and member of the Little Rock Nine. She also helped desegregate U.S. public schools. Admission is free and open to the public. For a complete bio of Minniejean Brown Trickey, visit Diversity Lecture Series. Part of UT Arlington Diversity Week 2014. For complete calendar, visit www.uta.edu/multicultural
- DW- Color of Fear Film Screening & Discussion, hosted by the Leaders Educating About Diversity, UC Guadalupe, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Eight North American men, two African American, two Latinos, two Asian American and two Caucasian were gathered by director Lee Mun Wah, for a dialog about the state of race relations in America as seen through their eyes. The exchanges are sometimes dramatic, and put in plain light the pain caused by racism in North America. Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. No tickets required. Hosted by the Leaders Educating About Diversity and Jennifer Fox, Assistant Director at Student Activities and Organizations. Held in collaboration with Multicultural Affairs and the UT Arlington Diversity Week 2013. For complete calendar, visit www.uta.edu/multicultural
- DW- MAVfest Official Diversity Week Festival, UC Mall rainsite: UC Bluebonnet, 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
MAVfest is our annual celebration of Maverick diversity! The event features cultural booths, games, refreshments, music, and performances. All UTA student organizations and departments are eligible to participate. Register for a booth online by noon on Friday, February 28th. The first 12 groups to register will receive 2 official Diversity Week t-shirts FREE! Hosted by Multicultural Affairs and the Division of Student Affairs. For complete details and Diversity Week calendar visit www.uta.edu/multicultural.
- “Scary Sisters: Imagining Tough Black Femininity From Page to Screen”
With Guest Lecturer Dr. Stephanie Dunn, Morehouse College
, Central Library 6th Floor, Noon- 1 p.m.
Multicultural Affairs in conjunction with the Women’s and Gender Studies Department and the Center for African-American Studies are hosting guest lecturer Stephane Dunn from Morehouse College. Admission is free and open to the public. Part of UT Arlington Diversity Week 2014. For details, visit Women’s and Gender Studies
- Colors of World Cultural Showcase,UC Bluebonnet ,7 p.m.- 9 p.m.,This is a night to celebrate the richness of diversity from different nations around the world. Hosted by Multicultural Affairs and in collaboration with Italian Cultural Society, La Société Francophone, Asian Student Association, Korean Student Association, La Sociedad Hispanica, Clube de Portugues, Muslim Student Association, Persian Academic/Cultural Society, Russian Culture Society. Part of UT Arlington Diversity Week 2014. For complete calendar, visit www.uta.edu/multicultural
March 6- 9
- Movin’ Mavs National Wheelchair Basketball Association Intercollegiate Division National ChampionshipsMake sure to come out and cheer for the Movin’ Mavs as they are competing for the national championship title. For a complete schedule, visit Movin’ Mavs
- DW/Maversity Workshop #6 Featuring Dr. Charla Markham Shaw, UC Guadalupe, 12:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.
Maversity is a series of interactive workshops that offer students a chance to discuss diversity issues and social justice topics. In the most recent NACE research (Job Outlook 2013 by the National Association of Colleges and Employers), the top employee skill sought by employers is “the ability to verbally communicate with persons inside and outside the organization.” Communication is a complex process that requires careful analysis of the audience, development of effective messaging, and presentational skills that support the ultimate goal of shared meaning. This workshop will focus on analysis of diverse audiences and development of effective communication strategies. Space is limited and lunch will be served. Hosted by Multicultural Affairs and the Leaders Educating About Diversity. Part of UT Arlington Diversity Week 2014. For complete calendar, visit www.uta.edu/multicultural
- All Day – Wear Your Maverick Pride Day!
- DW - Take a Seat & Meet a Maverick, UC Gallery, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The entire theme of Diversity Week 2014 is based on the ball pit. There is just something about a ball pit that breaks down barriers and encourages new friends. Get the opportunity to meet another Maverick and step out from your comfort zone. Hosted by Multicultural Affairs. Part of UT Arlington Diversity Week 2014. For complete calendar, visit www.uta.edu/multicultural
- Maversity Workshop #7, Topic: TBA hosted by L.E.A.D, UC Concho, Noon- 1 p.m.
- WHM- Documentary Screening: Wonder Woman! The Untold Story of AMerican Superheroines with remarks by producer Kelcey Edwards hosted by UTA Women and Gender Studies Dept., Location TBD, Time TBD
- WHM- Women in Leadership Summit hosted by the Women in Leadership Program, UC 2nd floor, 8 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Register online via our website by Friday, March 7
- WHM- Extraordinary Talent Open Mic Night hosted by the Women in Leadership Program, UC Palo Duro, 7 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
- Documentary Screening: Austin Unbound Co-hosted by Office for Students with Disabilities, Women and Gender Studies, Minor in Disability Studies, Location TBD, 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.