Monday, March 24, 2014

USD Diversity Symposium: "We Are the Voices of the Silenced"

When: Thursday, March 27, 2014 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Description: Symposium starting at 11am, with keynote Speaker, Andi Zeisler, Bitch Magazine: “Don't Just Change the Channel: Why Pop Culture Matters to Feminism, Activism,
and Social Justice."

Symposium Film from noon-4pm - “Girl Rising” Nine girls’ inspirational stories about living in developing countries confronting, and overcoming tremendous challenges.

Workshops from 1-2:15pm - Workshop I: What Does it Mean to Be Transgendered?" Presenter Elizabeth Bendalin
Workshop II: Dangerous Dates & Relationship Deal Breakers: Presenter: Sandie Sullivan, Vermillion Safe Options Services (SOS)

Workshops from 2:30-3:45pm - Workshop III: “Talking Back 101” Andi Zeisler
Workshop IV: Voices of Pain and Healing: Diverse Perspectives. Presenter: Gretchen Stanley & Leon Leader Charge

Plenary Event from 4-5:30pm - Workshop V: “Worldview Fishbowl: Exploring Diversity and Inclusiveness at USD through
Voices and Dialogue.” Facilitator: Dr. Jesús Treviño

Note: If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, service or other accommodations to participate in or attend this activity, please contact USD Disability Services at 605-677-6389 Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, at least one week in advance.