Human Race Experience
Date: Monday, Oct. 23 to Friday, Oct. 27, Student Union Auditorium (2-7 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday)
Kickoff address and reception: 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, Student Union Auditorium
Discussion Luncheon: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, Women's Center (Building 2 suite 2100)
The Department of Diversity Initiatives, Intercultural Center for Peace, and the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work present a unique look at the socially constructed origins of race. Use the Human Race Machine to visualize what you'd look like as a member of the various other races. The machine's creators remind us that there is no gene for what we call race. The Kickoff Address features speaker Dr. Jenny Stuber, and the Discussion Luncheon features speaker Dr. Tru Leverette.
For more information, contact the Intercultural Center for Peace at (904) 620-2475.
37th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Luncheon
Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
The University of North Florida Intercultural Center for Peace (ICP) will host the 37th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Luncheon. The 2018 invited speaker is scholar Dr. Eddie S. Glaude Jr., the chair of the Center for African American Studies and the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African – American Studies at Princeton University. He is also the author of Exodus! Religion, Race, and Nation in Early 19th Century Black America, In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America, and editor of Is it Nation Time?: Contemporary Essays on Black Power and Black Nationalism.
Scholarship information is available here