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Building Inclusive Communities Events Calendar

Nov 27

Date/Time: Tuesday, Nov 27 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: MSU Museum Auditorium

Department: Michigan Traditional Arts Program, MSU Museum and the Labor Education Program, School of Human Resources and Labor Relations

Description: Johanna Schuster-Craig, MSU Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Langugages

Nov 27

Date/Time: Tuesday, Nov 27

Location: R.E. Olds Transportation Museum, 240 Museum Drive, Lansing, MI

Department: Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives

Description: Michael Rodriguez, local historian and MSU librarian, will be the next speaker in the R . E. Olds Transportation Museum Lecture Series of which Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives is a founding co-sponsor (flyer attached). This film puts Olds’ impact on Lansing, the auto industry (he not Henry Ford was the first to use mass production in auto manufacturing) and the community in its proper perspective. Michael will show and film and present on the topic, “R. E. Olds and the First Auto City” on Tuesday, November 27 at 7 PM. The film showing and lecture are free and open to the public.

Nov 30

Date/Time: Friday, Nov 30 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: B310 Wells Hall

Department: Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives, Canadian Studies Center and the Dept. of Romance & Classical Studies

Description: Often seen as a passive and mysterious role on university campuses, librarians are some of the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) leaders in professional circles. In 1970, the American Library Association was the very first professional association to commission a task force on gay peoples, the Task Force on Gay Liberation, to looking at how libraries should be meeting the information needs of gay peoples. In this very same avant-garde sprint, my presentation will talk about how as an academic librarian, I have been utilizing Wikimedia Projects (Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and Wikidata) and library collections as tools to give visibility for our LGBTQ+ community of Québec. This event is free

Jan 12

Date/Time: Saturday, Jan 12 | 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Location: 103 Erickson Kiva

Department: The Department of English

Description: The teach-in is a professional development event for educators interested in receiving support and teaching resources for the book THUG. Open to the Public.

Jan 17

Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag Series. "Motor City Pop Culture: 111 Years of Mixing, Bottling and Trucking Faygo on Detroit's Near East Side"

Date/Time: Thursday, Jan 17 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: MSU Museum Auditorium

Department: Michigan Traditional Arts Program (MSU Museum) and the Labor Education Program (MSU School of Human Resources and Labor Relations)

Description: Joe Grimm, MSU School of Journalism and author of The Faygo Book (Wayne State University Press, 2018)

Feb 1

Date/Time: Friday, Feb 1 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Kellogg Center, Michigamme Room

Department: Human Development and Family Studies

Description: Speaker: Dr. Tiffany Yip, Fordham University. Continental Breakfast begins at 9:45. Register: https://tinyurl.com/mcd2019january

Feb 1

Our Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag Series. "From the Forest to the Newsroom: The Hidden Labor of the Newspaper Business"

Date/Time: Friday, Feb 1 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: MSU Museum Auditorium

Department: Michigan Traditional Arts Program (MSU Museum) and the Labor Education Program (MSU School of Human Resources and Labor Relations)

Description: Michael Stamm, MSU Department of History

Feb 11

Our Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag Series. "Forging Global Solidarity: Dockworkers and Black Internationalism"

Date/Time: Monday, Feb 11 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: MSU Museum Auditorium

Department: Michigan Traditional Arts Program (MSU Museum), the Labor Education Program (MSU School of Human Resources and Labor Relations) and MSU African Studies Center

Description: Peter Cole, Department of History, Western Illinois University

Mar 1

Date/Time: Friday, Mar 1

Location: MSU Union, Lake Huron Room

Department: Human Development and Family Studies

Description: Speaker: Dr. Deborah Rivas-Drake, University of Michigan. Continental Breakfast begins at 9:45 am. Register: https://tinyurl.com/mcd2019march

Mar 22

Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag Series. "Pennies, Potatoes and Pingree: The Working Class and Detroit's Progressive Mayor in the 1890's"

Date/Time: Friday, Mar 22 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: MSU Museum Auditorium

Department: Michigan Traditional Arts Program (MSU Museum) and the Labor Education Program (MSU School of Human Resources and Labor Relations)

Description: Sean M. Wright, MSU Department of History

Mar 28

Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag Series. “‘I Want Equal Pay for Equal Work:’ Latinas and Black Women at Bell Telephone in Michigan, 1968-1980”

Date/Time: Thursday, Mar 28 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: MSU Museum Auditorium

Department: Michigan Traditional Arts Program (MSU Museum), the Labor Education Program (MSU School of Human Resources and Labor Relations), MSU Chicano Latino Studies Program, the MSU Julian Samora Research Institute and the MSU Center for Gender in Global Context

Description: Delia Fernandez, MSU Department of History

Apr 5

Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag Series. “Hammering against the Reds: How the AFL-CIO Fought Communism in Latin America through Urban Planning”

Date/Time: Friday, Apr 5

Location: MSU Museum Auditorium

Department: Michigan Traditional Arts Program (MSU Museum) and the Labor Education Program (MSU School of Human Resources and Labor Relations)

Description: Andrew Herod, Department of Geography, University of Georgia