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McCarthy Center 504
Phone: 508-626-4645
Fax: 508-626-4087
E-mail: dbaldwin@framingham.edu

Events

Wednesday October 1st, 6:30pm
World in Flicks Film Series: La Yuma
Multicultural Center
Florence Jaugey’s film allows us the rare opportunity to get a glimpse of everyday life in Managua, Nicaragua.

Thursday October 2nd, 6:30pm
SLID: Hate Crimes on Campus
Multicultural Center
Join Student Leaders In Diversity to discuss our campus.

Monday October 6th, 1:30pm-2:15pm
Diversity Dialogue: Johnathan Kozol
Multicultural Center
Jonathan Kozol is a leading voice exposing inequalities in the U.S. public education system. Join Dr. Ira Silver, Professor of Sociology & Kathy Martinez, Director, Multicultural Center for a discussion on Kozol’s work.

Tuesday October 14th, 4:30pm
Jonathan Kozol
DPAC

October 14, 2014, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Grupo Fantasia Mariachi Band
McCarthy Center Dining Commons

Wednesday October 15th, 1:30pm-2:15pm
Diversity Dialogue: Diversity at Framingham State
Multicultural Center
Dr. Susanne H. Conley, Vice President, Enrollment and Student Development, leads a discussion on the history of diversity at Framingham State in honor of its 175th
Anniversary.

Thursday October 16th, 6:30pm
World in Flicks Film Series: Undertow (Contracorriente)
Multicultural Center
The film examines the complicated intersection of manhood, masculinity, sexuality and tradition.

Monday October 20th, 1:30-2:20
Diversity Dialogue: Chris Abani
Multicultural Center
Join us to discuss Chris Abani’s work on how art and literature play a role in defending human rights and democracy. The discussion will be led by Dr. Lisa Eck, Professor of English and Kathy Martinez, Director, Multicultural center.

Tuesday October 21st, 7 p.m.
Chris Abani
McCarthy Center Forum

Wednesday October 22nd, 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Diversity Dialogue: Why are all the _____ kids sitting together in the cafeteria?
Join Dr. Carlos Martinez, Professor of English & Kathy Martinez, Director Multicultural Center to discuss the value of groups being a safe space while also acknowledging the value of having groups be inclusive to all members of the FSU student body.

Wednesday October 29th, 6:30pm
The World in Flicks Film Series: Wilaya
With unprecedented access to the Sahrawi community,Pedro Perez Rosado provides a voice to this unrepresented group of refugees and their struggle for independence.

Dear FSU Community,

Welcome to the Framingham State University Multicultural Affairs Web site. The Office of Multicultural Affairs seeks to promote an environment that is culturally aware, supportive, and understanding. The premise of multiculturalism encourages us as a community to look beyond the mainstream and explore new cultures and ideas that are different from our own. As the director, it is my responsibility to provide programming and opportunities to do that.

There are many opportunities to support the mission of this office. This can be accomplished by attending any of the numerous events sponsored by Multicultural Affairs, or joining a club such as the Black Student Union, Amigos, 10% Alliance, to name a few. For more information regarding clubs please check the Student Involvement and Leadership Development Web site. In addition, first year students can enroll in the mentor program, Relevant Advice & Mentoring for Multicultural Students (RAM2S). You can enroll as a protege (first year students only) or apply to be mentor (sophomore students and above only).

I hope you enjoy exploring the Framingham State University Web site. I look forward to meeting you at an event, through the RAM2S program, or stopping by my office. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me. Please join the office fan page on Facebook™ by searching FSU Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Best Wishes,

David N. Baldwin
Associate Dean of Students/Director of Multicultural Affairs

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101

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Phone: 508-620-1220