Diversity Events

 Fall 2018 Events

  • Thursday, Sept. 6, 3:30-5pm: Identity and the Media: Discovery and Distortion

    • Curious how media shapes our perceptions of ourselves, others, and the world around us?  Hungry for honest, constructive conversations about challenging issues?  Want to know what the Identities Project is all about? Join us for first Identities Project event of the year. Fall treats, scintillating media clips, and thought-provoking conversation (with all-star panelists) included.

  • Thursday, Sept. 13, 7pm, FAC Main Theatre: Ethics Lecture with Kao Kalia Yang, author of Viterbo's First Year Student Summer Read The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir

    • Join us for a D.B. Reinhart-sponsored lecture with Minneapolis-based author Kao Kalia Yang.  In her book, The Latehomecomer, Kao Kalia Yang recounts the harrowing story of her family’s captivity, the daring rescue undertaken by her father and uncles, their narrow escape into Thailand where Yang was born in the Ban Vinai Refugee Camp, and their eventual relocation to Minnesota.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 18, 3:30-5pm: Healthy Living Week: Healthy at Every Size/Body Image

  • Wednesday, Sept. 19, 7pm, San Damiano Chapel: Theology on Tap: How to Live - Finding Happiness, Meaning, and Community

    • A Theology on Tap event with Judith Valente.  

  • Tuesday, Oct. 9, 7-8:30pm: Civil Dialogue on Substance Abuse: Crime or Illness?

  • Afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 13, Veterans Memorial Park in West Salem: La Crosse Hmong Cultural Festival and New Year's Celebration

  • Monday, Oct. 15, 7pm, FAC Main Theatre: TENTATIVE: Ethics Lecture with Rachel Lloyd, Author of Girls Like Us

    • Join us for a D.B. Reinhart-sponsored lecture with author Rachel Lloyd as we continue our campus-wide conversations around human trafficking.  More information to come Summer 2018.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 17, 7pm, FAC Main Theatre Lobby: Southern Poverty Law Center: How to Respond to Hate Speech

  • Late October: Theology on Tap: Interfaith Conversations

  • Tuesday, Nov. 13, 3:30-5pm: Civil Dialogue on Rape Culture and #MeToo

  • Thursday, November 29, 7pm: SGA Documentary and Discussion: Hunger and Homelessness in College

Community Events