Global Ed Events at UMF

Summer Events 2020

UMF Netflix Party for Justice

Saturday 6/6 6pm-9pm

Netflix/Zoom

Calling all UMF students and staff to join our UMF Netflix Watch Party for Justice! We will begin the Party for Justice with a Black Lives Matter Vigil and then watch and talk together about American Son (2019 running tine 1h 30m). This movie is originally a Broadway play turned Netflix film. Together we can foster an anti-racist, pro-diversity community. This event is cohosted by the UMF Diversity Inclusion and Action Team (DIAT), Office of Experiential and Global Education, the International and Global Studies (IGS) program, and the Multi-Cultural Club (MCC).

 
 

UMF Open Mic for Justice

Saturday 6/13 6pm-7pm

Zoom

Calling all UMF students and staff who want to share poetry, song, ideas, experiences, and concerns in response to the recent national racist events. We want the UMF community to engage in a creative and productive conversation and share innovative solutions to help UMF lead as an anti-racist, pro-diversity, and pro-inclusion community. Come to share your voice and to listen and learn from one another.  

UMF Anti-Racism Book/Film Discussion: The Hate U Give

Monday 6/29 6:30pm

Zoom

The first book/film we will discussion in the UMF Anti-Racism Summer 2020 Book/Film Discussion Series is "The Hate U Give". Written by Angie Thomas in 2017 and turned into a movie in 2018. The book is available through the UMF Mantor Library and the movie is available through various streaming platforms like Amazon, Hulu, Vudu and/or Youtube. The event is co-hosted by the UMF Diversity Inclusion and Action Team, the International and Global Studies Program, the Office of Experiential & Global Education, and the Multi-Cultural Club. All attendees are asked to pre-register for the event using a google form.

 

UMF Anti-Racism Book/Film Discussion: Little Fires Everywhere

Monday 7/20 6:30pm

Zoom

The second book/film we will discussion in the UMF Anti-Racism Summer 2020 Book/Film Discussion Series is "Little Fires Everywhere". Written by Celeste Ng in 2017 and turned into a series on Hulu in 2020. The book is available through the UMF Mantor Library and the movie is available through various streaming platforms like Amazon, Hulu, Vudu and/or Youtube. The event is co-hosted by the UMF Diversity Inclusion and Action Team, the International and Global Studies Program, the Office of Experiential & Global Education, and the Multi-Cultural Club. All attendees are asked to pre-register for the event using a google form.

 

UMF Anti-Racism Book/Film Discussion: Just Mercy

Monday 8/10 6:30pm

Zoom

The third book/film we will discussion in the UMF Anti-Racism Summer 2020 Book/Film Discussion Series is the memoir "Just Mercy". Written by Bryan Stevenson in 2014 and turned into a movie in 2019. The book is available through the UMF Mantor Library and the movie is available through various streaming platforms like Amazon, Hulu, Vudu and/or Youtube. The event is co-hosted by the UMF Diversity Inclusion and Action Team, the International and Global Studies Program, the Office of Experiential & Global Education, and the Multi-Cultural Club. All attendees are asked to pre-register for the event using a google form.

 

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