Saturday, September 13, 2014 8:00pm Richardson, Auditorium
Originally created as a cross-cultural exchange program with the Soweto Dance Theatre of Johannesburg to explore the synergy between African American stepping and the South African Gumboot Dance, Step Afrika! founded in 1994, is the world’s first professional dance company devoted to this unique art form. Stepping, which has deep roots in traditional African dance and joyously celebrates the African American experience with an energetic dynamic performance that will be a delight for the eyes and ears alike? Step Afrika! reaches tens of thousands of Americans each year and has performed on many stages in North & South America, Europe, Asia, Africa ,Caribbean and now Princeton!
It's Time for Class
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 6:00pm Carl Fields Center, MPR
"It’s Time for Class”
Have you ever felt uncomfortable with comments you’ve heard or assumptions that have been made about you or others based on your class background? Do you sometimes wonder how socio economic class issues inform your thoughts, feelings, and interactions. This session will engage the importance of greater class consciousness for building a more inclusive Princeton.
Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington serves as the President and Founder of the Washington Consulting Group, a Multicultural Organizational Development Firm out of Baltimore, MD. Dr. Washington has served as an educator, administrator, and consultant in higher education for over 30 years Dr. Washington is the President and a Founder of the Social Justice Training Institute. He also serves as Visiting Professor of Salem State University. Dr. Washington serves on the board of Many Voices, A Black Church Movement for LGBT person: and Campus Pride, and Beyond Diversity. He serves as a trustee for the American College Personnel Association.
El Grito De Poetas
Friday, November 21 2014
El Grito de Poetas collective is a group of diverse latino and latina poets dedicated to the craft and performance of modern day poetry. With their Latin roots and culture entrenched deeply within urban NYC; They are firmly committed to spreading knowledge of our various cultures, heritage and traditions through neo-modern traditional style of spoken word. They are educators, poets, and emcees. We value our people and for that, we scream. Por eso, gritamos!!