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Reflections from a Cherokee Type Designer

The TU community is invited to hear from Cherokee type designer Chris Skillern who will show examples of his font designs, and discuss how typography is connected to Indigenous heritage, culture, and language sovereignty. Skillern is one of the preeminent type designers working in the Cherokee syllabary, and is internationally known for his work. He is also a TU alum!

This lecture is open to the whole TU community.

Showing of “Twilight Los Angeles”

TU students join the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the showing of “Twilight Los Angeles.” Professor Lansana will be facilitating the talkback.

Alvin Ailey II

TU students are invited to join The Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for African American History in Movement with the renowned dance company, Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre. They are known for breaking down the boundaries between genres and burst with rythm and an untamed joy of dance. Alvin Ailey has performed for more than 25 million people in over 70 countries spread over 6 continents. It is the 18th time the world-famous dance company takes the stage in Tivoli, and it is not without reason that they have had a steadily growing following since its commercial breakthrough in the 1970’s.

The company with a particular focus on diversity transcends conventional genres and styles and fills stadiums and concert halls with life, rhythm, soul and pure dance joy. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater includes everything from classical ballet to modern dance and theater, and they draw on musical inspiration from jazz, church music, blues, spirituals and more.

This event is free to the first 15 students to register.

TU–Afghan Cultural Exchange

Interested in learning about other cultures? Want to make new friends? TU students are invited to join TU-Afghan Cultural Exchange in Mayo SAC from 7–9 p.m.! All are welcome. Snacks, soda, and tea provided.

Black Hair + Storytelling as a Form of Social Activism

TU community join the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to hear from St. Clair Detrick-Jules, an author, photographer, educator, and Brown University alumna speak on the struggles, beauty, and joy of Black hair.

Presentations from the Porch

TU students join the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion celebrates diversity with presentations from the porch every Wednesday at noon.

Presentations from the Porch

TU students join the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion celebrates diversity with presentations from the porch every Wednesday at noon.

Presentations from the Porch

TU students join the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion celebrates diversity with presentations from the porch every Wednesday at noon.