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Birmingham-Southern College announces Diversity Week activities
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Student organizations at Birmingham-Southern College will host a number of activities for Diversity Week 2009, April 14-17. Sponsored by the BSC Multicultural Advisory Committee, all events are open to the public and admission is free unless otherwise indicated below. For more information, contact Erica Brown at 205-226-4733.
Highlights of special events planned for the week include:
Tuesday, April 14 – Film and Discussion on “La Vie en Rose.” The film follows the life of famous and unusual French singer Edith Piaf. The movie will be followed by a discussion on her controversial life. Hosted by the BSC Le Cercle Francais organization. BSC Hanson Loft, 6 p.m.
Thursday, April 16 – World Religions Panel. Speakers address the basic tenets of their religions and their views on the theme of care for the earth. Panelists include: Prathiba Khare, Hinduism; Raed Awad, Islam; Ven. Lama Tenzin Deshek, Buddhism; R.G. Lyons, Christianity; and Steve Jacobs, Judaism. Hosted by the BSC Interfaith Alliance. BSC Norton Campus Center Theatre, 4 p.m.
Thursday, April 16 – International Bazaar: Food, music, entertainment and much more. Hosted by the BSC Multi-Cultural Awareness Organization. BSC Norton Campus Center Second Floor Common Area and Theatre, 7 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door.
Friday, April 17 – Campus-Wide Day of Silence. Students take a vow of silence to bring awareness to the experience of bullying, name calling, and harassment. All day. Promoted by BSC Allies.
Friday, April 17 – Film “Blood Diamond.” Hosted by the BSC African Awareness and Invisible Children organizations. Norton Campus Center Theatre, 6 p.m.ersi