September 6th, Montpelier Room
September 27th, Club Room Stadium
October 18th, CHBS 5040
Inclusive Wheelchair Basketball
ALANA Opening Event
Constitution Day Speaker: Linda Monk, J.D.
Dominion Lecture: Loretta Ross
"Democracy in Peril" Lecture Series
Celebrating International Week - Sept. 25-30
Activism in the Academy:
Forming Coalitions and Finding Allies
Visiting Scholars Program Lectures:
Embracing Diversity and Social Justice: The use of creative methods in teaching, scholarship, and service with diverse communities.
Covering Race, Ethnicity & Culture in a Divided America
Thinking about Disability through Music Making
Superheroes and Super Athletes: Exceptional blackness and the contradictions of race in Post-Civil Rights America
Student Focused Events
Connect with CMSS for a variety of opportunities that include:
DEEP Impact Diversity Dialogues
Meet the Greeks
Hillel's Shabbat Dinner
Asian Student Union's Tie-Dye
Filipino Americans at Madison's Family Weekend Potluck
Korean student Association's Sunbae & Hoobae Week
Broaden your diversity IQ:
A glimpse of significant dates in Sept.-Oct.
September 1-2 (Evening): Eid Al-Adha, Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son Ishmael. Muslims around the world observe this event.
September 4: Labor Day in the United States. Labor Day honors the contribution that laborers have made to the country and is observed on the first Monday of September.
September 15 – October 15: Hispanic Heritage Month. This month corresponds with Mexican Independence Day and recognizes the revolution in 1810 that ended Spanish dictatorship.
September 20-22 (Evening): Rosh-Hashanah is the Jewish New Year celebration, marking the creation of the world.
September 29 - September 30: Yom Kippur is the holiest day on the Jewish calendar and is a day of atonement marked by fasting and ceremonial repentance.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and LGBT History Month.
October 9: National Indigenous People’s Day is an alternative celebration to Columbus Day, promoting political correctness in giving recognition to the indigenous populations affected by colonization.
October 11: National Coming Out Day. For those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, this day celebrates coming out and the recognition of the 1987 march on Washington for gay and lesbian equality.