Division of Multicultural Affairs Events
This program is a discussion centered on the diversity that exists within the population of people who self-identify and are socially and politically designated as White. A panel of students will share their backgrounds and strategies for expressing and maintaining his/her ethnic pride.
This program will explore the nuances of 'Pigmentocracy', or the racial hierarchy that has been socially constructed in various societies around the world and in the United States.
Representatives from the Amistad Commission will be on campus to highlight the Amistad Bill (1301) which became law in 2002, and calls on New Jersey schools to incorporate African American history into the Social Studies curriculum. All teacher candidates in History and the Social Studies content area are encouraged to attend.
The annual Asian Cultural Association (ACA) student organization will host it annual heritage recognition festival with Rowan After Hours (RAH). Come and experience authentic cultural dances, fashion and food. This event is free.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs(OMA) and the cultural organizations will be tabling and providing information to the Rowan community about the opportunity for cross cultural interactions on the campus. Music will be provided. It is a casual event.