The UNE Diversity Lecture Series is coordinated and sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Programs in collaboration with an advisory committee and co-sponsored with several academic departments, student affairs and student groups. The series goal is to enhance the learning atmosphere on campus by providing various avenues to explore multicultural issues.
A Legacy of Oppression: Reckoning with Race and History in the Age of Obama
Douglas A. Blackmon, Atlanta Bureau Chief of the Wall Street Journal, spoke on "A Legacy of Oppression: Reckoning with Race and History in the Age of Obama" on Jan. 19, 2011 as part of the UNE's Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.
From Othello to Obama: Is This The Dawn Of A Post-Racial Age?
Ali Mazrui, political thinker and theorist, spoke on "From Othello to Obama: Is This The Dawn Of A Post-Racial Age?" on Apr. 8, 2010.
Contested Bodies and Cultural Collision_ Homophobia and Sports
Susan Cayleff, Ph.D., Professor of Women's Studies at San Diego State University, spoke on "Contested Bodies and Cultural Collision: Homophobia and Sports" on Oct. 5, 2009.
Educational Apartheid in Maine
Donna Loring, Maine State Representative, spoke on "Educational Apartheid in Maine" on Nov. 5, 2008 as part of the UNE's Diversity Lecture Series.
From Dr. King to President Obama: A Call for an Authentic Multiracial Democracy
Carlos Muñoz, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, spoke on "From Dr. King to President Obama: A Call for an Authentic Multiracial Democracy" on Jan. 21, 2009 as part of the UNE's Diversity Lecture Series.
Latino Folklore & Medicine Today
Angel Martinez Loredo, Associate Dean of Students at the University of Maine in Orono, spoke on "Latino Folklore & Medicine Today" on Oct. 14, 2008 as part of the UNE's Diversity Lecture Series.
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