Meet and Greet Lunch with Peggy McIntosh.

On November 19th at 1pm, the Sociology Department and the Traditions Board will offer a meet and greet lunch with Peggy McIntosh. Peggy McIntosh is the nationally recognized author of White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.  The event will take place on the 7th floor of Gruening building. For more information please call 474-5494. 
Also, check out this cool animation on white privilege. 


Nationally Recognized Race & Gender Expert Peggy McIntosh at UAF

Peggy McIntosh, a nationally recognized expert on race and gender relations, will deliver a lecture on unearned race and gender privilege titled "Coming to See Privilege Systems: The Surprising Journey" on Thursday, November 19, at 7:00PM in the UAF Wood Center Ballroom. The lecture is free and open to the public, however seating is limited.

McIntosh is the Associate Director of the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women. She is the author of many influential articles on curriculum change, women's studies and systems of unearned privilege. She is best known for authoring the groundbreaking article "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” (1989), which has been influential in putting the idea of privilege into the discussions of gender, race and sexuality. She is also the founder and co-director of the National S.E.E.D. Project (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity).

McIntosh will be in Fairbanks as part of UAF's International Education Week. This lecture is sponsored by the Nanook Traditions Board, LIVE Program, the Office of Multi-Cultural Affairs and Diversity, the Women's Center, the UAF Sociology Department and the Student Activities Office.

For more information contact Cody Rogers in the UAF Student Activities Office at 907-474-6026.


"The Morality of Same-Sex Marriage" with Dr. Joseph Thompson

On Friday, November 20th at 6pm, Dr. Joseph Thompson of UAF's Philosophy department will be giving a lecture on "The Morality of Same-Sex Marriage". The event will be held in Schaible Auditorium and is sponsored by the UAF Socratic Society.


University Women's Association 41st Annual Holiday Bazaar

The University Women's Association (UWA) will be hosting the 41st Annual Holiday Bazaar November 7th and 8th from 10 am to 4 pm in the Wood Center on UAF campus. Admission is free. 

The Holiday Bazaar provides a retail outlet for area craftspeople to sell their locally made, hand-crafted items and/or artistic creations, and for the Fairbanks and surrounding communities to support our local craftspeople while getting superb items and gifts for the holiday season. 

Proceeds from the UWA Holiday Bazaar help to fund scholarships for women at UAF.  

Screening of "The Laramie Project"

The UAF GSA will be hosting a screening of  "The Laramie Project". The screening will take place in Schaible Auditorium this Saturday November 7th at 3pm. Admission is free.

The Laramie Project is a 2002 drama film written and directed by Mois├ęs Kaufman. Based on The Laramie Project, a play by Kaufman, the film tells the story of the aftermath of the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. It premiered at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival and was first broadcast on HBO in March 2002. (Wikipedia)