2015-2016 Events

2015-2016 DISCO and DISCO Affiliate Events

August | September | October | November | December | January | February | March | April | May

September 2015

September 16, 4:00 p.m.
José Galvez, "Photographing Latina/o Life"
Barnett Center for Integrated Arts and Enterprise - 131 Sullivant Hall
Co-sponsored by the Barnett Center, Multicultural Center, and Latina/o Studies

September 17, 4:30 p.m.
Workshop - "Talking Photography with José Galvez"
362 Hopkins Hall
Co-sponsored by the Department of Art, the Multicultural Center, the Barnett Center for Integrated Arts and Enterprise, and the Latina/o Studies Program

September 22, 7:00 pm
Wexner Center for the Arts Theater
Sponsored by the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
 

September 28, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Elaine Díaz Rodríguez (University of Havana), “Cuba in an Era of Change”
Alonso Family Room, Multicultural Center - Ohio Union
Presented by the Multicultural Center

September 30, 4:00 pm
Rick Baldoz (Oberlin College), "The 1965 Immigration Act and the Changing Contours of the U.S. Border Regime"
Room TBA
Presented by DISCO

October 2015

October 2, 9:35-10:50
Denney 253
Simon Lichman, "Co-existence Education, Disability, and Human Rights"
Sponsored by Disability Studies, the Melton Center, and the Center for Folklore Studies

October 2, 11:30-12:45
Center for Folklore Studies Archives (218 Ohio Stadium, 1961 Tuttle Park Pl)
Lunch with Simon Lichman
Sponsored by Disability Studies, the Melton Center, and the Center for Folklore Studies

October 3, 10:30 am-3:00 pm
DISCO Grad Caucus 1st Annual Symposium, "Divergent Violences"
Denny Hall 316
Sponsored by the DISCO Grad Caucus. Free and open to the public.

October 2-4 (opening reception October 1), times vary (see website)
SÕL-CON: The Brown and Black Comix Expo 2015
Hale Hall
Co-sponsored by LASER (Latino & Latin American Space for Enrichment and Research), Young Scholars Program, Latino Student Association, Black Student Association, Upward Bound, Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male, Popular Culture Studies, Latino Comix Expo, Black Comix Arts Festival, Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, Cartoon Crossroads Columbus

October 26, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Lisa García Bedolla (UC, Berkeley), "Latino Political Engagement and the Future of U.S. Politics"
Multicultural Center Alonso Family Room, Ohio Union
Co-sponsored by The Political Science Department, The Latina/o Studies Program, The College of Social Work, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, The Graduate Association of Latin@/Latin American Students, and the Multicultural Center

October 26, 2:30 p.m. (immediately following the Lisa García Bedolla lecture)
Exhibit Opening - "Migration Experiences"
Hagerty Hall Global Gallery (Hagerty Hall atrium)

October 26, 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy (Lumbee), "Thoughts on American Indian Education & Justice"
Ohio Union Conference Theater

October 28, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act: "Claiming Our Space in the Ohio State Mosaic"
Ohio Union - Great Hall Meeting Rooms
Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator’s Office, Student Life Multicultural Center, and the campus-wide 25th ADA Anniversary Planning Committee

November 2015

November 12, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
OSU and American Indians: Where, What, Why?
180 Hagerty Hall
Sponsored by the American Indian Studies Program

November 17, 3:00 p.m.
Jonathan Xavier Inda (University of Illinois), "Racial Prescriptions: Pharmaceuticals, Difference, and the Politics of Life"
Maudine Cow Room, The Ohio Union
Co-sponsored by the Latina/o Studies Program and the Department of Comparative Studies

January 2016

January 13, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Multicultural Center - Alonso Family Room
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center
 
January 15, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Archive Griffen East, Ohio Union
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center
 
January 19, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
U.S. Bank Theater, Ohio Union
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center
 
January 20, 3:30 p.m.
Research and Creative Activity Book Series: Tanya Saunders, "Cuban Underground Hip Hop: Black Thoughts, Black Revolution, Black Modernity"
Denney 311
Sponsored by the Diversity and Identity Studies Collective at OSU (DISCO)
 
January 21, 11:10-12:35 p.m.
Sullivant Hall, 225
Sponsored by the American Indian Studies Program
January 22, 4:30 p.m.
Wexner Center for the Arts Film/Video Theater
Sponsored by the American Indian Studies Program and the Wexner Center
 
January 22, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Ohio Staters' Traditions Room, Ohio Union
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center
 
January 23, 2016 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Ohio Union Performance Hall
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center
 
January 25, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
CS Seminar Room, 451 Hagarty
Sponsored by the Comparative Studies Program
 
January 27, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Multicultual Center - Alonso Family Room
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center
 
January 28, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Ohio Union Ohio Staters' Traditions Room
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center

February 2016

February 2, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Film/Video Theater, Wexner Center for the Arts
Sponsored by Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
 
February 3, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Multicultual Center - Alonso Family Room
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center
 
February 4, 4:00-5:30
180 Hagerty Hall
Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies
 
February 05, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Ohio Union U.S. Bank Conference Theater
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center
 
February 10, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Ohio Union Performance Hall
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center
 
February 11, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Ohio Union Ohio Staters' Traditions Room
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center
 
February 17, 4:00-6:00
Longaberger Alumni House, Sanders Grand Lounge, 2200 Olentangy River Rd
Sponsored by The Women's Place
 
February 22, 3:00 p.m.
Who Pays?: Graduate and Undergraduate Education, Finances, and Debt
Martin Luther King, Jr. Lounge in the Hale Hall
Sponsored by the DISCO Grad Caucus
 
February 24, 11:00-1:00 p.m.
Hale Hall Black Cultural Center/Page Hall
Sponsored by Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
 
February 25, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Page Hall 20
Sponsored by Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
 

March 2016

March 2, 6:30-10:00 p.m.
Film/Video Theater, Wexner Center for the Arts
Sponsored by Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
 
March 2, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Student Life Multicultural Center
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center
 
March 3, 5:00 p.m.
Great Hall in the Ohio Union
Sponsored by the Office of the President
 
March 8, 5:00 p.m.
Mendenhall Labs 115
Sponsored by OSU Latina/o Studies Program, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy. Free and open to the public.
 
March 28, 3:30 p.m
Research and Creative Activity Book Series: Lynn Mie Itagaki, "Civil Racism: The 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion and the Crisis of Racial Burnout"
Dulles 168
Sponsored by the Diversity and Identity Studies Collective at OSU and Asian American Studies
 
Denney 311
Sponsored by the Disability Studies Program and Literacy Studies at OSU
 
March 30-31, all day
Frank B. Hale, Jr. Black Cultural Center
Sponsored by the College of Education and Human Ecology
 
March 31, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Lori Flores (SUNY - Stony Brook), "Remembering Cesar Chavez and the Historic Struggles of Latino Farmworkers in the U.S."
115 Mendenhall Lab
Sponsored by Latina/o Studies and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
 
April 2016
April 1, all day
MLK Lecture Hall, Hale Cultural Center, Columbus Campus
 
April 4, 4:00 p.m.
Great Hall Meeting Room 2
Sponsored by the Disability Studies Program and the Disability Studies Graduate Student Association
 
Sponsored by the Disability Studies Program and the Disability Studies Graduate Student Association.
 
April 6. 4:00 p.m.
Who Pays?: Promoting and Sustaining a Diverse University
Martin Luther King, Jr Lounge in Hale Hall
Sponsored by the Diversity and Identity Studies Collective at OSU
 
April 6, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Student Life Multicultural Center
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center
 
April 7, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Physics Research Bldg., Room 1080, 91 W Woodruff Ave, Columbus, OH 43210 
Sponsored by The Space and Sovereignty Humanities Institute Working Group and the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). Co-Sponsored by Department of Comparative Studies, Department of Womens Gender and Sexuality Studies, Department of Anthropology, the American Indian Studies Program, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
 
April 8, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
131 Hitchcock Hall
Sponsored by the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 
 
April 13-14, all day

Ohio State University Columbus Campus
Sponsored by OSU's Americans with Disability Act Coordinator's Office

April 14, 4:00 p.m.
Vanita Reddy, “Beauty’s Attachments: Neoliberalism, Affect, and South Asian Diasporic Culture” 
Alonso Family Room, Multicultural Center, Ohio State University
Co-sponsored by the Sexuality Studies Program and Asian American Studies Program

April 15, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Robbie Ethridge, "When Giants Walked the Earth: Chief Tascaluza and Leadership in the Ancient South"
Dulles 168

Sponsored by the Ohio State American Indian Studies Program, the Department of Anthropology, and the Race, Ethnicity, and Nation Constellation in the Department of History

 
 

 

April 18, 12:00 p.m.
Farah Godrej: "The Politics of Yoga: The Neoliberal Yogi and the Question of Yogic ‘Authenticity’"
Mershon Center, 1501 Neil Avenue | Room 120 Columbus, Ohio 43205
Co-sponsored by the Mershon Center for International Security Studies and the Asian American Studies Program.

April 20, 1:00-2:00 pm
Denney 311
Sponsored by the Department of English; Sexuality Studies Program; Disability Studies Program; Department of Comparative Studies; and the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
 
April 20, 4:00 pm
Denney 311
Sponsored by the Department of English; Sexuality Studies Program; Disability Studies Program; Department of Comparative Studies; and the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
 
April 20, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Student Life Multicultural Center
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center
 
May 2016
May 17, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Celebrating Out of Darkness and Ashley Hope Pérez
Cover to Cover Bookstore, 3560 North High Street
Sponsored by the Program in Literature for Children and Young Adults, Department of Teaching and Learning
 
May 18-20, all day
The Blackwell Hotel, 2110 Tuttle Park Place

Sponsored by The Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s ACCESS Collaborative Program

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