Multicultural Resource Center

MRC Programming Archives 2008 - 2009

The Multicultural Resource Center organizes the MRC Lecture Series and collaborates with other organizations or groups to bring awareness of race and racial issues to the SCSU campus and community.

Anti-Racist Pedagogy Across the Curriculum

This workshop provided intensive training for SCSU faculty on how to incorporate anti-racism pedagogy into courses across disciplines, across our campus. This two part training was led by nationally recognized trainers with follow-up meetings in 2009 - 2010 academic year. Participants developed curriculum modifications for existing or new courses with implementation in future semesters.

May 18 - 20
May 26 - 29, 2009

Organized by MRC, Community Anti-Racism Education Initiative, Racial Issues Colloquium

Native Studies Summer Workshop for Educators

NSSWE is designed to increase the knowledge, sensitivity and awareness of Minnesota educators, administrators and employees on the histories, cultures and languages of the federally recognized tribes and bands in Minnesota. This high-quality professional development program will promote a greater understanding of American Indian issues and provide opportunities to critically evaluate educational materials and resources. The goal of NSSWE is to facilitate learning among teachers, administrators, and student service providers in order to increase the effectiveness of working with American Indian students.

June 15 - June 19, 2009
Lower Sioux (Dakota)

Organized by MRC and the American Indian Center

MRC Lecture Series

Representations Outside the Mainstream

Audio Available
Vertna Bradley

April 23, 2009

Sponsored by MRC

Race and Gender in the 2008 Election: A Panel Discussion

Audio Available
Enid Logan, Yolanda Denson Lehman, and Michelle K. Hammes

October 28, 2008

Sponsored by MRC and Women's Center

MRC Collaborations

Feminist Change: A New Era

Audio Available
Angela Davis (Women's History Month keynote speaker)

March 4, 2009

Major contributers - GLBT Services, Multicultural Student Services, Women's Center, Residence Hall Association, St. Cloud State University
Co-sponsored by MRC, Center for Student Organizations & Leadership Development, Academic Affairs, Women's Studies Program

The German Love Affair with the American Indian

Glenn Penny

February 9, 2009

Sponsored by MRC, History Department, and American Indian Center

Colonial Realities: Germans, "Massacres," and New Ulm during the Minnesota Indian War of 1862

Glenn Penny

February 9, 2009

Sponsored by MRC, History Department, and American Indian Center

Smashing the Ceiling & Redefinition of Identity

Magdalin Hsu-Li

October 14, 2008

Sponsored by MRC, GLBT Services, and Women's Center


Mixed Blood Theatre

September 23, 2008

Sponsored by MRC, Multicultural Student Services, and Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano

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