Multicultural Resource Center

MRC Programming Archives 2009 - 2010

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 2010 - 2011 academic year. Participants developed curriculum modifications for existing or new courses with implementation in future semesters.

May 17 - 19
May 24 - 27, 2010

Organized by MRC and Community Anti-Racism Education Initiative

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, 2010
White Earth (Ojibwe)

Organized by MRC and the American Indian Center

Lewis and Clark and Indian Country Programs

Sponsored by MRC, American Indian Center, College of Social Sciences, Office of Academic Affairs, Learning Resources & Technology Services, and Department of History

Minnesota Indian Country Today: A Panel Discussion

Audio Available
Curt Kalk, Sheldon Wolfchild, and Robert Peacock

November 24, 2009

The Educational Experiences of American Indian Students: A Panel Discussion

Alaina Hanks, June Sayers, Wade Dauphinais, Linda Trosper, and Nikki Roundtree

November 19, 2009

Hate Speech, Horses, and Hostages: The Untold Story of Lewis & Clark in Teton Territory

Audio Available
Craig Howe

November 5, 2009

Workshop for Educators

Rob Galler and Darlene St. Clair

October 28, 2009

Intercultural Relations in Central Minnesota: A Panel Discussion

Audio Available
Hedy Tripp, Eddah Mutua-Kombo, and Mary Sam

October 21, 2009

Getting Lewis and Clark Right: Who Cares? Why Worry?

Audio Available
Frederick Hoxie

October 15, 2009

Lewis and Clark and the Indian Country: Two Hundred Years of American History: An Exhibit

October 15, 2009 - December 11, 2009

MRC Collaborations

Feminism in Our Everyday Lives

Daisy Hernández (Women's History Month keynote speaker)

March 3, 2010

Major contributors - LGBT Resource Center; Women's Center; Multicultural Student Services; Women's Studies Program
Co-sponsored by MRC; Center on Holocaust and Genocide Education; Counseling and Psychological Services; Office of Admissions; and Women's Action

Haiti Teach-In

Mark Jaede
"Historical overview of Haiti and Haitian/U.S. relations"

Luz Triana-Echeverria
"Mythology of Haiti through literature"

Brenda Buswell
"Psychological processes of blaming the victim"
Audio Available

Giovanni Antunez
"Health issues in Haiti"
Audio Available

Mike Fabre (emcee), Amy Paul, Samantha Bushey, Cassandra Bedell, and Sarah Levinski
student presentations
Audio Available

Bel Kambach
"The next door neighbors: Dominican/Haitian relations"
Audio Available

Eddah Mutua-Kombo
"Is Haiti's tragedy the hook for getting at what we have ignored?"

Kevin Lanave
"Spirituality in Haiti"
Audio Available

March 2, 2010

Sponsored by MRC; Volunteer Connection; Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning; Multicultural Student Services; Center for Service-Learning and Social Change; Psychology Department; Ethnic Studies Department; History Department; Latin American Studies Program; Geography Department; Foreign Languages and Literature Department; and Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Sport Science Department

Global Social Responsibility Conference & Film Festival

October 6 - 8, 2009

Sponsored by Social Responsibility Masters Program
Co-sponsored by MRC; Environmental and Technological Services; Multicultural Student Services; LGBT Resource Center; Film Studies; Women's Studies; Human Relations   

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