August 20, 2022

Cultural Awareness Series 2011-2012

Over the past 18 years, the Cultural Awareness Series has grown more successful and has become highly anticipated thanks to your continued support. The James Farmer Multicultural Center invites you to join us for a new and exciting year. The speakers and performances scheduled for this year’s Cultural Awareness Series aim to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of diversity in race, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, religion, age, and culture.

A detailed list of scheduled speakers and performers can be found at www.umw.edu/multicultural. For questions, please contact the James Farmer Multicultural Center at (540) 654-1044 or visit our office in Lee Hall, room 211.

Latino Identities Month Keynote Speaker: Bobby González

Wednesday, Sept. 21 | 7 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

GLBTTQQIAAP Cultural Celebration Keynote Performer: Andrea Gibson

Wednesday, Oct. 26 | 7 p.m. | Lee Hall, 411

Asian Cultural Celebration Keynote Performer: Tai Yim Kung Fu School Lion Dance and Kung Fu Demonstrations

Wednesday, Nov. 2 | 7 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

Taste of Asia

Friday, Nov. 4 | 7 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

Co-sponsored by the Asian Student Association

 Native American Cultural Keynote Performer: Bill Miller

Monday, Nov. 14 | 7 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

 Jewish Cultural Celebration Keynote Speaker: Roya Hakakian

Wednesday, Nov. 16 | 7 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

Islamic Cultural Celebration Banquet

Thursday, Dec. 1 | 6 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

Co-sponsored by the Islamic Student Association

Kwanzaa

Monday, Dec. 5 | 6 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

 Co-Sponsored by the Black Student Association

The University of Mary Washington Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

Wednesday, Jan. 18 | 4 p.m. | Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall

Sponsored by the Office of the President

The James Farmer Visiting Professor Lecturer and Black History Month Keynote Speaker: Dr. Angela Davis

Wednesday, Feb. 15 | 7 p.m. | Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall

Co-sponsored by the James Farmer Visiting Professor Committee

Step Show Competition

Saturday, Feb. 25 | 7 p.m. | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall | Cost: $7 general admission, $5 UMW

Women’s History Month Keynote Speaker: Dr. Danielle McGuire

Thursday, March 22 | 7 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

Passover

Monday, April 9 | 6 p.m. | Faculty/Staff Dining Room, Seacobeck Hall

 For cost please contact the James Farmer Multicultural Center. Co-sponsored by the Jewish Student Association

22nd Annual Multicultural Fair

Saturday, April 14 − rain or shine | 10 a.m. − 5 p.m. | UMW campus

 

Cultural Awareness Series 2011-2012

Over the past 18 years, the Cultural Awareness Series has grown more successful and has become highly anticipated thanks to your continued support. The James Farmer Multicultural Center invites you to join us for a new and exciting year. The speakers and performances scheduled for this year’s Cultural Awareness Series aim to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of diversity in race, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, religion, age, and culture.

A detailed list of scheduled speakers and performers can be found at www.umw.edu/multicultural. For questions, please contact the James Farmer Multicultural Center at (540) 654-1044 or visit our office in Lee Hall, room 211.

Latino Identities Month Keynote Speaker: Bobby González

Wednesday, Sept. 21 | 7 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

GLBTTQQIAAP Cultural Celebration Keynote Performer: Andrea Gibson

Wednesday, Oct. 26 | 7 p.m. | Lee Hall, 411

Asian Cultural Celebration Keynote Performer: Tai Yim Kung Fu School Lion Dance and Kung Fu Demonstrations

Wednesday, Nov. 2 | 7 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

Taste of Asia

Friday, Nov. 4 | 7 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

Co-sponsored by the Asian Student Association

 Native American Cultural Keynote Performer: Bill Miller

Monday, Nov. 14 | 7 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

 Jewish Cultural Celebration Keynote Speaker: Roya Hakakian

Wednesday, Nov. 16 | 7 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

Islamic Cultural Celebration Banquet

Thursday, Dec. 1 | 6 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

Co-sponsored by the Islamic Student Association

Kwanzaa

Monday, Dec. 5 | 6 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

 Co-Sponsored by the Black Student Association

The University of Mary Washington Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

Wednesday, Jan. 18 | 4 p.m. | Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall

Sponsored by the Office of the President

The James Farmer Visiting Professor Lecturer and Black History Month Keynote Speaker: Dr. Angela Davis

Wednesday, Feb. 15 | 7 p.m. | Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall

Co-sponsored by the James Farmer Visiting Professor Committee

Step Show Competition

Saturday, Feb. 25 | 7 p.m. | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall | Cost: $7 general admission, $5 UMW

Women’s History Month Keynote Speaker: Dr. Danielle McGuire

Thursday, March 22 | 7 p.m. | Great Hall, Woodard Campus Center

Passover

Monday, April 9 | 6 p.m. | Faculty/Staff Dining Room, Seacobeck Hall

 For cost please contact the James Farmer Multicultural Center. Co-sponsored by the Jewish Student Association

22nd Annual Multicultural Fair

Saturday, April 14 − rain or shine | 10 a.m. − 5 p.m. | UMW campus