Preview October diversity events and programs at the UI

Published on September 26, 2016

A variety of UI organizations are hosting events in October. For an expanded calendar of diversity-related events, visit

Garba, Raas, Bhangra, and Bollywood 2016
Saturday, October 1st, 8:00pm-12:00am
Iowa Memorial Union, 125 Madison St.

Black Student Union Sunday Dinner
Sunday, October 2nd, 6-9pm
Afro House, 303 Melrose Ave, Iowa City

8th Annual Health Sciences LGBTQ & Allies Fall Welcome Reception
Tuesday, October 4th, 4:00-6:30pm
LGBTQ Resource Center, 125 Grand Ave Court

Latinx Multiculturalism: Complexities of Latinx Identity
Tuesday, October 4th, 7-8pm
Latino Native American Cultural Center

Pizza N’ Professionals: Latinx Networking Social
Wednesday, October 5th, 7-9pm
The Airliner, 2nd Floor

Disability Celebration
Wednesday, October 5th, 3:30-4:30pm
University Capitol Centre, Room 2520D
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18th Iowa Latinx Conference
Friday, October 7th
Iowa Memorial Union
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Privilege or Pariah Film Screening and Discussion
A discussion about intersectionality and personal identity.
Monday, October 10th, 6-8pm
LGBT Resource Center, 125 Grand Ave, Iowa City

Planning for the Future: Guardianship & Conservatorships in Iowa
A workshop for families whose children with disabilities are turning age 18.
Monday, October 17th, 6-7:30pm
Iowa City Public Library, Room A

Introduction to Islam: Tenets of Belief and Cultural Accomplishments
Presented by Staff Language and Culture
Wednesday, October 19th, 9-11am
112 University Services Building Training Room
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LGBT History of Iowa City Lecture
Wednesday, October 19th, 7-8pm
101 Becker Communication Studies Building

Every 28 Hours
90 one-minute plays inspired by the BLM Movement
Saturday, October 22nd, 7:30pm
Darwin Turner Action Theatre (DTAT), Iowa City

The Safe Zone Project: Trans Awareness
Tuesday, October 25th, 2-3:30pm
Teacher Leader Center (N140) Lindquist Center
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