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January 2017

Mahayana New Year - Buddhist (ends Jan 15)

  • Date: Jan. 12th

Maghi - Sikh

  • Date: Jan. 13th

World Religion Day - Baha’i

  • Date: Jan. 17th

5th Annual Voices of Change Speech Contest

  • Date: Jan. 18th
  • Time: 7 p.m.
  • Location: UC 127

Celebrate the vision and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., with speeches that will reinforce King’s advocacy of change through civil dialogue.
Co-sponsored by the Department of Communication Studies and Campus Life.

Louisville Orchestra: Martin Luther King, Jr. Concerts

  • Dates: Jan. 18-19th
  • Times:
    Jan 18, 10 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
    Jan 19, 10 a.m.

Richard K. Stem Concert Hall. Tickets free, but reservations required.
The Louisville Orchestra celebrates the spirit of Dr. King’s life, leadership, and vision in music and song. www.ius.edu/oglecenter/events/mlk-1-18-2017.html.

SPC Presents Sam Comroe

  • Date: Jan. 25th
  • Time: 12:15 p.m.
  • Location: UC Commons

Sam Comroe is a Los Angeles native who later moved to New York. His comedy is made up of the tribulations of living with Tourette’s Syndrome.
Hosted by the Student Program Council.

Chinese Tea Ceremony

  • Date: Jan. 26th
  • Time: 7 p.m.
  • Location: UC 122

Hosted by the Asian Pop Culture Club.

Chinese New Year

  • Date: Jan. 28th

IU Southeast Diversity Week Events - Jan. 30 - Feb. 3rd

Karyn Moskowitz, Founder & Director, New Roots/Fresh Stop

  • Date: Jan. 30th
  • Time: 12:15 p.m.
  • Location: UC 121

Fresh Food is a Basic Human Right...or is it? Come find out about New Roots and the innovative Fresh Stop Market movement to bring fresh local food to southern IN and KY food deserts. Hosted by Campus Life and the Academy for Diversity and Inclusive Education.

OUCH! That Stereotype Hurts: How to Communicate Respectfully in a Diverse World

  • Date: Jan. 31st
  • Time: 12:15 p.m.
  • Location: UC 127

This presentation will teach several easy, effective, and well-tested techniques to respond to stereotyped and biased statements. Hosted by the Academy for Diversity and Inclusive Education & Campus Life.

IU Southeast Men’s Basketball vs. Kokomo "Diversity Night"

  • Date: Jan. 31st
  • Time: 8 p.m.
  • Location: Activities Building

Contact Sports Information for more details: sutz@ius.edu.

February 2017 - African American History Month

Common Experience Movie Night presents Little Big Man - Discussion following film

  • Date: Feb. 1st
  • Time: 6 p.m.
  • Location: UC 127

Dubbed Little Big Man, Jack travels between the worlds of the Cheyenne and the white pioneers. Hosted by Common Experience, the Adult Student Center, and the Honors Program.

SPC Presents Keith McGill

  • Date: Feb. 2nd
  • Time: 12:15 p.m.
  • Location: UC Commons

Keith McGill is a Louisville native whose comedy is intelligently critical about the funny absurdities of American life. Hosted by the Student Program Council.

Meet Center for Women and Families Rep Annell Lough

  • Date: Feb. 7th
  • Time: 12 p.m.
  • Location: UC Across from Bookstore

Learn about the services available. The Center for Women and Families’ (CWF) mission is to help victims of intimate partner abuse or sexual violence to become survivors through supportive services, community education and cooperative partnerships that foster hope, promote self-sufficiency and rebuild lives. Hosted by Campus Life.

Floyd Cty VA Service Officer Marti Snyder

  • Date: Feb. 8th
  • Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Location: UC 206

The Floyd Cty Veterans Services Officer will provide free veterans affairs counseling and advocacy to all U. S. Veterans (regardless of organizational affiliation), their spouses, their survivors and their children. Hosted by the Student Veterans Organization (SVO).

Managing Stress and Mental Health in College

  • Date: Feb. 8th
  • Time: 5:30 p.m.
  • Location: UC 127

National Speaker Craig Bidiman will share insights about how to survive and thrive in college. Hosted by Personal Counseling Services.

Run Boy Run

  • Date: Feb. 10th
  • Time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Ogle Center

Tucson five piece Run Boy Run blends bluegrass, folk and the old timey American vernacular with touches of classical and turn of the century details.

Tu B’Shevat - Jewish (begins evening prior)

  • Date: Feb 11th

SPC Presents Ebony Stewart

  • Date: Feb 14th
  • Time: 12:15 p.m.
  • Location: UC Commons

Ebony Stewart is a spoken word poet and active in the Central Texas slam poetry scene and theater arts community for over ten years. Hosted by the Student Program Council.

NSLS Live Speaker Broadcast: TV Personality Curt Menefee

  • Date: Feb. 21st
  • Time: 7 p.m.
  • Location: UC 126

Sportscaster Curt Menefee approaches both his life and his career from a truly global perspective. All students are welcome.

Conscious Discipline with Amy Neimeier

  • Date: Feb. 22nd
  • Time: 5:30 p.m.
  • Location: UC 127

Principal of Slate Run Elementary, Neimeier will share a model for developing self-awareness, emotional regulation, and self-discipline. Hosted by Personal Counseling Services.

March 2017 - Women’s History Month

Maghi - Sikh; Ash Wednesday - Christian

  • Date: March 1st


Nineteen Day Fast - Baha’i (Mar 2-20)

  • Date: March 2nd

Altan

  • Date: March 2nd
  • Time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Richard K. Stem Concert Hall

Ticket Prices: $29 in advance, $33 at the door. $10 for students.
No Irish traditional band in the last dozen years has had a wider impact on audiences and music lovers throughout the world than Altan. www.ius.edu/oglecenter/events/altan.html

Meet Center for Women and Families Rep Annell Lough

  • Date: March 7th
  • Time: 12 p.m.
  • Location: UC Across from Bookstore

Learn about the services available. The Center for Women and Families’ (CWF) mission is to help victims of intimate partner abuse or sexual violence to become survivors through supportive services, community education and cooperative partnerships that foster hope, promote self-sufficiency and rebuild lives. Hosted by Campus Life.

Floyd Cty VA Service Officer Marti Snyder

  • Date: March 8th
  • Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Location: UC 206

The Floyd Cty Veterans Services Officer will provide free veterans affairs counseling and advocacy to all U. S. Veterans (regardless of organizational affiliation), their spouses, their survivors and their children. Hosted by the Student Veterans Organization (SVO).

SPC Presents Jessi Campbell

  • Date: March 9th
  • Time: 12:15pm
  • Location: UC Commons

Jessi Campbell is an energetic and passionate comedian who travels the country performing her unique blend of high-energy storytelling and dead-pan sarcasm. Hosted by the Student Programming Council.

Purim - Jewish (begins evening prior)

  • Date: March 11-12th

Magha Puja Day - Buddhist

  • Date: March 12th

Managing Your Anxiety

  • Date: March 15th
  • Time: 5:30 p.m.
  • Location: UC 127

Dr. Street Russell, Assistant Dir. of the Louisville OCD Clinic, will present practical and effective ways to manage your stress and anxiety. Hosted by Personal Counseling Services.

St. Patrick’s Day - Christian

  • Date: March 17th

Ostara - Wicca/Pagan

  • Date: March 20th

Naw-Rúz (New Year) - Baha’i; Norooz (New Year) - Persian/Zoroastrian

  • Date: March 21st

International Festival

  • Date: March 21st
  • Time: 5 - 8 p.m.
  • Location: UC Hoosier Room

Tasting $5.00 students/children; $8 general admission. Features international food, music & dance sure to amaze you! Organizations promote their services, programs, and businesses. Prizes! Hosted by International Programs.

SPC Presents Lacey Roop

  • Date: March 21st
  • Time: 12:15 p.m.
  • Location: UC Commons

Lacey Roop is a slam poet whose work discusses gender and sexuality, marginalized voices, and women-empowerment. Hosted by the Student Program Council.

Hindu New Year

  • Date: March 28th

April 2017

Palm Sunday - Orthodox Christian

  • Date: April 1st

Meet Center for Women and Families Rep Annell Lough

  • Date: April 4th
  • Time: 12 p.m.
  • Location: UC Across from Bookstore

Learn about the services available. The Center for Women and Families’ (CWF) mission is to help victims of intimate partner abuse or sexual violence to become survivors through supportive services, community education and cooperative partnerships that foster hope, promote self-sufficiency and rebuild lives. Hosted by Campus Life

Floyd Cty VA Service Officer Marti Snyder

  • Date: April 5th
  • Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Location: UC 206

The Floyd Cty Veterans Services Officer will provide free veterans affairs counseling and advocacy to all U. S. Veterans (regardless of organizational affiliation), their spouses, their survivors and their children. Hosted by the Student Veterans Organization (SVO).

The IU Southeast Theatre Department presents Lysistrata by Aristophanes

  • Dates: April 5-9th
  • Times:
    Apr 5 - 8 at 8 p.m.
    Apr 9 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $15 adults, $10 seniors, $7 students
  • Location: The Robinson Theater

The play begins on the day of a meeting organized by Lysistrata, a middle-class housewife from Athens. In attendance at the meeting are women from Athens and other cities, including Sparta. At the meeting, Lysistrata announces her plan: the women should all refuse to have sex with their husbands until their husbands end the war between the two states. www.ius.edu/oglecenter/events/lysistrata-4-6-2017.html

Palm Sunday - Christian

  • Date: April 9th

Passover - Jewish (begins the evening prior)

  • Dates: April 11-18th

IU Southeast Student Greek Community presents: Annual Stroll-Off Dance Competition

  • Date: April 13th
  • Time: TBD
  • Location: Ogle Center Stem Concert Hall
  • Admission: TBD

“Strolling is a tradition that traces back to the early 1900s to Black Greek organizations such as the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (the first historically black Greek sorority) and is a tradition practiced by many organizations to this day.” - “A Guide to Multicultural Greek Organizations” University of Florida. Contact Campus Life for more info: seact@ius.edu.

Good Friday - Christian; Holy Friday - Orthodox Christian

  • Date: April 14th

Annual Drag Show

  • Date: April 15th
  • Time: 8 p.m.
  • Location: UC Hoosier Room

An evening of entertainment featuring a wide range of drag queens, drag kings, and faux queens performing, as well as some audience participation games and quizzes. Hosted by SPECTRUM.

Easter - Christian

  • Date: April 16th

May is Jewish American Heritage Month & Asian Pacific Heritage Month.
June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month.

Unless otherwise noted, events are free and open to the community.

Selected Religious Holidays courtesy interfaith-calendar.org. For descriptions of Holidays see www.interfaith-calendar.org/calendardefinitions.htm.

Contact adie@ius.edu for corrections and additions.

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Lysistrata

March 30th, 2017

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Lysistrata

March 31st, 2017

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Lysistrata

April 1st, 2017

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Meet Center for Women and Families Rep - Annell Lough image

Meet Center for Women and Families Rep - Annell Lough

April 4th, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Movie Night for Autism Awareness Featuring Rain Man image

Movie Night for Autism Awareness Featuring Rain Man

April 4th, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Floyd Cty VA Service Officer - Marti Snyder image

Floyd Cty VA Service Officer - Marti Snyder

April 5th, 2017

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Passover - beginning dates - Jewish image

Passover - beginning dates - Jewish

April 10th, 2017

All day event

Passover - concluding dates - Jewish image

Passover - concluding dates - Jewish

April 16th, 2017

All day event

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Jewish American Heritage Month

May 1st, 2017

All day event

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Asian Pacific Heritage Month

May 1st, 2017

All day event

Shavuot (Festival of Weeks) - Jewish image

Shavuot (Festival of Weeks) - Jewish

May 30th, 2017

All day event

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