Monday, April 2 is the kickoff for Diversity Week, presented by the MSUM Student Senate Diversity Committee. Monday’s theme is Identities, Issues and Intersections and there will be two events held in the CMU. From 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in CMU 205, there will be organizations tabling introducing students to different identities and issues. There will be tables from Women’s and Gender Studies, Hendrix Health Center, Gay Straight Alliance, Planned Parenthood, Women’s Center/CFO/Triota and Students Against Human Trafficking.
At 6:00 p.m., in King Hall 110, there will be a screening of the documentary “Miss Representation.” This documentary premiered on The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) and takes a look at images and representations of women in the media. This screening will be followed by a panel featuring Dr. Kandace Creel Falcón, American Multicultural Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies, Jennifer Knecht, Sociology and Women’s & Gender Studies student and Staff, Tri-College NEW (National Education for Women) Leadership Development Institute, and Deepa Trivedi, Biosciences and Women’s and Gender Studies student.. Rainbow popcorn will be served. All events are free to attend for all students!