February 16, 4:30-5:30, p.m., STCN 160
Albert Mann Memorial Lecture: Multicultural Britannia 1450-1700: History and Memory for a BREXIT Britain, a lecture by Dr. John Cramsie, Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and Associate Professor, Union College. Reception follows. Sponsored by Seattle University History Department and the Northwest World History Association. More information here.
April 4, 5:01-6:01 p.m., Library Plaza
Eternal Light – 50 Years After the Assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Commemoration.
We will honor the life of Dr. King with short readings from his sermons and speeches, a silent procession to the reflecting pool and a tolling of the chapel bells to coincide closely with the time of his death. A partnership between Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Multicultural Affairs and Campus Ministry
May 2, 7-8:30 p.m., Wyckoff Auditorium
Decolonize Your Diet: Creating Food Justice and Healing from the Legacies of Colonization
In the past, Mesoamerican peoples consumed a diet rich in fresh vegetables, beans, seeds, and herbs. In this talk, Dr. Luz Calvo will use testimonio, Chicanx art, Mexican food history, and political critique to explore the meaning of the call to "decolonize our diets" by reclaiming healthy ancestral foods
Dr. Calvo is a mixed-race, gender non-conforming Chicanx scholar and activist. Trained at UC Santa Cruz, with a PhD in His- tory of Consciousness, Dr. Calvo is the co-author of Decolonize Your Diet: Mexican-American, Plant- Based Recipes For Health and Healing. They are a professor of Ethnic Studies at Cal State East Bay. Sponsored by the Theiline Pigott McCone Chair in Humanities.