State Diversity Conference is April 9-10; agenda listed


The State Diversity Conference lists the following agenda for Wednesday, April 9-10, Memorial Union.

8 to 9 a.m., registration and continental breakfast
9 to 9:15 a.m., introductions, presidential welcome, announcements and events of the day
9:15 to 10:15 a.m., keynote address by Valerie Red Horse
10:20 to 10:30 a.m., break
10:30 to 11:45 a.m., panel, "Understanding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity" with Lore Dickey, Michael Loewy, Kathy McMahon-Klosterman, and Kathleen Tiemann
11:45 a.m. to noon, break
Noon to 1:30 p.m., lunch; Valerie Red Horse
1:30 to 1:45 p.m., break
1:45 to 3 p.m., presentation, "Privilege," E. Janie Pinterits, Charles William Miller, Cliff Staples
3 to 3:15 p.m., break
3:15 to 5 p.m., presentation, "Economic Diversity, Making Ends Meet in Grand Forks: The Touchy Subject of Class," Carenlee Barkdull and Bret Weber
5 to 7 p.m., Tony Khalife (guitar player/Child Soldier speaker), ethnic dinner
7 to 9 p.m., Safe to Relate, Town Hall meeting

Thursday, April 10
8:30 to 9 a.m., registration/continental breakfast
9 to 9:15 a.m., announcements
9:15 to 10:30 a.m., keynote address, "Global Citizenship," Ahmed Samatar
10:30 to 10:45 a.m., break
10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., panel, "Interreligious Understanding," T.S. Rukmani, Kathy Fick, Adil Ozdemir, Lawrence Pinsker, Leon Red Dog
12:30 to 1:30 p.m., lunch; open roundtable
1:30 to 1:45 p.m., break
1:45 to 2:45 p.m., universal curriculum design workshop, Deb Glennen and Judy Sannes
2:45 to 3 p.m., closing.
-- Affirmative Action.