MRC Tuesday Talks
Tuesday, 12-1pm, Student Center living room. Weekly beginning September 9, 2014.
Tuesday Talks are a weekly conversation on a topic related to identity and inclusion. Conversations are facilitated by MRC interns and are open to the entire Reed Community. Please bring your lunch and join us!
Fall 2014 Topics:
September 9 - Adjusting to Reed
September 16 - Race and Class in the Classroom
September 23 - Gender Dynamics in the Classroom
September 30 - Student Advocacy on Disability Climate at Reed
October 7 - Religion at Reed
October 14 - Study Abroad: Student Experiences
October 28 - Multiracial Identity
November 4 - Election Day! Perspectives on Voting
November 11 - "It's Just a Preference!": Race, Relationships, and Dating
November 18: Discussion facilitated by Trans and Gender Non-conforming Student Group (topic TBD)
November 25: TBD
December 2: Stress Free at the MRC!
December 9: Stress Free at the MRC!
Wednesday, November 19, 7 p.m. Vollum lecture hall
Mia McKenzie is a writer and a smart, scrappy Philadelphian (now living in the bay area). She studied writing at the University of Pittsburgh and her first novel, The Summer We Got Free, was the winner of the 2013 Lambda Literary Award for debut fiction. She is the creator of the multi-facet online forum, Black Girl Dangerous, and her work has been published in The Guardian and Colorlines. McKenzie's talk will focus on race, queeerness, gender, and class. The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Multicultural Resource Center, Black and African Student Union, and Feminist Student Union.
MLK Week of Celebration, Learning, and Action
Monday, January 19 through Friday, January 23, 2015. Locations and times TBD.
Join Reed students, faculty, and staff for a full week of events, honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the continued work to address injustice within our own communities. Reed's 2015 MLK Celebration, Learning, and Action will focus on understanding and addressing housing injustice and gentrification in Portland. The series of events will include a community service project coordinated by SEEDS, a Monday evening keynote program, and additional workshops and activities throughout Paideia week. Additional details will be posted as they are confirmed. Interested in being on the planning committee? Contact Dayspring Mattole.
Student Event Calendar
In addition to our own programming, listed above, which is coordinated by the Multicultural Resource Center and the Office for Inclusive Community, we also maintain a calendar of events for student organizations and groups related to OIC's mission. If you are interested in adding a meeting time or special event to the public OIC calendar, please contact Dayspring Mattole.
Too Many Zooz
Thursday, October 16, 8 p.m. Student Union
Known for playing in New York City's Union Square subway station, Too Many Zooz brings their unique "brass house" music to Reed College! Comprised of Matt Doe on trumpet, Leo P on the saxophone and King of Sludge on the drums, the group has gone viral on youtube with videos of their performances in the subway. Free and open to Reed community members and guests.
Harsha Walia, "Undoing Border Imperialism"
Friday, October 10, 4 p.m. Vollum lecture hall
Health & Counseling Meet & Greet
Tuesday, September 23, 4-5pm. Student Center living room.
Meet staff from the Health & Counseling Center (HCC), including the HCC's newest counseling staff. This is a great opportunity to get to know the staff and hear more about the programs and resources available for you as a student. Free snacks and drinks will be provided!
Let's Talk: Chat with a Counselor at the MRC
Last Tuesday of the month, beginning September 30, 4-5pm. Student Center 110.
The Let's Talk drop in consultation hour is held monthly in Student Center 110. An HCC counselor will is available for consultation on any questions/concerns you might have regarding HCC services and resources; general inquiries about sleep, health, relationships; or other general questions about the counseling and mental health. Please stop by the MRC to chat!
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If you are interested in sharing information about an event or program you offer, please leave a message at 503.777.7518 or mail information to:Reed CollegeMulticultural Resource CenterStudent Center 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd.Portland, OR 97202