BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Merrimack//NONSGML v1.0//EN X-WR-CALNAME:Black History Month 2013 BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZNAME:EDT DTSTART:20130310T070000 RDATE:20130310T070000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:STANDARD TZNAME:EST DTSTART:20131103T060000 RDATE:20131103T060000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20130201 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20130202 SUMMARY:Creative Expression DESCRIPTION:What do these words mean to you as an individual in today's world?Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion. The potential for greatness lives within each of us. – Wilma Rudolph\, Olympic athlete\n  Education is our passport to the future\, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.  – Malcolm X\, Black Nationalist and Muslim leader\n  I'll wrassle me up a future or die trying. – Zora Neale Hurston\, writer and folklorist\n  Strive to make something of yourself\; then strive to make the most of yourself.  – Alexander Crummell\, minister and scholar\n  Everyone is represented in Washington by a rich and powerful lobby\, it seems. But there is no lobby for the people. – Shirley Chisholm\, politician\n  How can you teach book learning to people who are hungry and without proper shelter and know nothing about good living?  – Booker T. Washington\, educator\n If one of these quotations resonates with you\, please consider sharing your thoughts in the form of a creative work—and possibly winning a prize!GuidelinesA creative work consists of but is not limited to: essay\, poetry\, video\, drawing\, art\, and sculpture.All entrants must be currently enrolled Merrimack College students (graduate or undergraduate).Only one entry may be submitted per student.Creative work must be solely the work of the entrant\, based on ONE of the selected quotations\, and reflect the contest theme: Step forward\, learn from the past.PrizesFirst Place - $50 MackbucksSecond Place - $25 Mackbucks\n Winners will be recognized formally by the College.Submission and Deadline:\n Submit entries no later than February 20\, 2013 to: Drs. Kathryn Nielsen nielsenk@merrimack.edu and Kathleen Shine Cain caink@merrimack.edu. Texts and videos may be emailed. Other works may be delivered to the Writing Center (Library 320). X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

What do these words mean to you as an individual in today's world?


\n If one of these quotations resonates with you, please consider sharing your thoughts in the form of a creative work—and possibly winning a prize!

Guidelines

  1. A creative work consists of but is not limited to: essay, poetry, video, drawing, art, and sculpture.

  2. All entrants must be currently enrolled Merrimack College students (graduate or undergraduate).

  3. Only one entry may be submitted per student.

  4. Creative work must be solely the work of the entrant, based on ONE of the selected quotations, and reflect the contest theme: Step forward, learn from the past.


Prizes
First Place - $50 Mackbucks
Second Place - $25 Mackbucks

\n Winners will be recognized formally by the College.

Submission and Deadline:
\n Submit entries no later than February 20, 2013 to: Drs. Kathryn Nielsen nielsenk@merrimack.edu and Kathleen Shine Cain caink@merrimack.edu. Texts and videos may be emailed. Other works may be delivered to the Writing Center (Library 320).\n

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\n370 Sakowich
\n978-837-5508 \;
\nosi@merrimack.edu \; X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:A.L.A.N.A. presents an exhibit of biographies and photos of Black and African-Heritage leaders and influential persons. \; X-LIVEWHALE-REPEATS-UNTIL:2013-02-16 06:00:00 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20130211T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20130211T203000 LOCATION:Cascia Hall SUMMARY:Hip Hop Culture\, Race\, and the Mythologies of a Post-Racial America UID:20130212T000000Z-2504@www.merrimack.edu URL:http://www.merrimack.edu/live/events/2504-hip-hop-culture-race-and-the-mythologies-of-a LAST-MODIFIED:20130204T171402Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:2504 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/New_York X-LIVEWHALE-CONTACT-INFO:Office of Student Involvement
\n370 Sakowich
\n978-837-5508
\nosi@merrimack.edu \; X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:In this presentation\, Dr. Finnie D. Coleman will discuss the role race has played and continues to play in the genesis of Hip Hop culture while illuminating various misconceptions about Hip Hop culture and the role that the culture plays in both constructing and destroying "racial barriers" in the United States. \; END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20130226T163000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20130226T193000 LOCATION:Sparky's SUMMARY:Mix-it-up with Soul Food Dinner UID:20130226T213000Z-2511@www.merrimack.edu URL:http://www.merrimack.edu/live/events/2511-mix-it-up-with-soul-food-dinner LAST-MODIFIED:20130204T164014Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:2511 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/New_York X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:Experience a night of soul food prepared by Sparky's and mix-up your dinner routine with new friends across the campus.  \;Winners of the Creative Expression contest will be announced as well.  \; END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20130301T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20130301T170000 LOCATION:Rogers Center for the Arts SUMMARY:Tunnel of Oppresssion DESCRIPTION:On Friday and Saturday\, March 1 and 2\, 2013\, the Merrimack community is invited to The Tunnel of Oppression\, an immersive experience which introduces participants to oppression in its various forms.  The tunnel will be open on Friday\, March 1st from 12:00-5:00 pm and on Saturday March 2nd from 10:00-3:00 pm and tours will begin every 30 minutes.  At the end of the tunnel\, participants are provided with the opportunity to discuss their experiences with each other and facilitators will help participants reflect on their experiences.  Running time for the tunnel is around 50 minuets. The Tunnel of Oppression is a campus diversity initiative originally developed at Western Illinois University and is loosely based off of the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles\, CA.  The initiative stemmed from a homogeneous campus environment searching for a way to represent the realities of oppression.  The tunnel is designed to engage the emotions of participants and provide them with the opportunity to see\, touch\, hear\, and feel the realities of oppression as a step towards creating diversity awareness.  Themes for this years tunnel include: Classism\, Sexism\, Heterosexism\, Religion\, and Racism.Due to limited space\, reservations are recommended\, but walk-ins are always welcome.  Please contact Rebecca Teixeira at teixeirar@merrimack.edu with any questions\, concerns\, and reservation requests. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

On Friday and Saturday, March 1 and 2, 2013, the Merrimack community is invited to The Tunnel of Oppression, an immersive experience which introduces participants to oppression in its various forms.  The tunnel will be open on Friday, March 1st from 12:00-5:00 pm and on Saturday March 2nd from 10:00-3:00 pm and tours will begin every 30 minutes.  At the end of the tunnel, participants are provided with the opportunity to discuss their experiences with each other and facilitators will help participants reflect on their experiences.  Running time for the tunnel is around 50 minuets. 


The Tunnel of Oppression is a campus diversity initiative originally developed at Western Illinois University and is loosely based off of the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, CA.  The initiative stemmed from a homogeneous campus environment searching for a way to represent the realities of oppression.  The tunnel is designed to engage the emotions of participants and provide them with the opportunity to see, touch, hear, and feel the realities of oppression as a step towards creating diversity awareness.  Themes for this years tunnel include: Classism, Sexism, Heterosexism, Religion, and Racism.


Due to limited space, reservations are recommended, but walk-ins are always welcome.  Please contact Rebecca Teixeira at teixeirar@merrimack.edu with any questions, concerns, and reservation requests.

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\n978-837-5508
\nosi@merrimack.edu
\n
\nRebecca Teixeira
\nteixeirar@merrimack.edu \; X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:The Tunnel of Oppresion is an interactive event that highlights contemporary issues of oppression\, designed to introduce the concepts of oppression\, privilege\, and power. \; X-LIVEWHALE-REPEATS-UNTIL:2013-03-02 06:00:00 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20130302T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20130302T150000 LOCATION:Rogers Center for the Arts SUMMARY:Tunnel of Oppresssion DESCRIPTION:On Friday and Saturday\, March 1 and 2\, 2013\, the Merrimack community is invited to The Tunnel of Oppression\, an immersive experience which introduces participants to oppression in its various forms.  The tunnel will be open on Friday\, March 1st from 12:00-5:00 pm and on Saturday March 2nd from 10:00-3:00 pm and tours will begin every 30 minutes.  At the end of the tunnel\, participants are provided with the opportunity to discuss their experiences with each other and facilitators will help participants reflect on their experiences.  Running time for the tunnel is around 50 minuets. The Tunnel of Oppression is a campus diversity initiative originally developed at Western Illinois University and is loosely based off of the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles\, CA.  The initiative stemmed from a homogeneous campus environment searching for a way to represent the realities of oppression.  The tunnel is designed to engage the emotions of participants and provide them with the opportunity to see\, touch\, hear\, and feel the realities of oppression as a step towards creating diversity awareness.  Themes for this years tunnel include: Classism\, Sexism\, Heterosexism\, Religion\, and Racism.Due to limited space\, reservations are recommended\, but walk-ins are always welcome.  Please contact Rebecca Teixeira at teixeirar@merrimack.edu with any questions\, concerns\, and reservation requests. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

On Friday and Saturday, March 1 and 2, 2013, the Merrimack community is invited to The Tunnel of Oppression, an immersive experience which introduces participants to oppression in its various forms.  The tunnel will be open on Friday, March 1st from 12:00-5:00 pm and on Saturday March 2nd from 10:00-3:00 pm and tours will begin every 30 minutes.  At the end of the tunnel, participants are provided with the opportunity to discuss their experiences with each other and facilitators will help participants reflect on their experiences.  Running time for the tunnel is around 50 minuets. 


The Tunnel of Oppression is a campus diversity initiative originally developed at Western Illinois University and is loosely based off of the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, CA.  The initiative stemmed from a homogeneous campus environment searching for a way to represent the realities of oppression.  The tunnel is designed to engage the emotions of participants and provide them with the opportunity to see, touch, hear, and feel the realities of oppression as a step towards creating diversity awareness.  Themes for this years tunnel include: Classism, Sexism, Heterosexism, Religion, and Racism.


Due to limited space, reservations are recommended, but walk-ins are always welcome.  Please contact Rebecca Teixeira at teixeirar@merrimack.edu with any questions, concerns, and reservation requests.

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\n978-837-5508 \;
\nosi@merrimack.edu
\n
\nRebecca Teixeira
\nteixeirar@merrimack.edu \; X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:The Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive event that highlights contemporary issues of oppression\, designed to introduce the concepts of oppression\, privilege\, and power. \; END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR