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February 2019

IME: Sisterhood of Empowerment in Academe (SEA) Meeting: In My Feelings

February 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Of course, February is prime cuffing season, when relationships are on many people’s minds. Let’s come together and talk about the various relationships, situationships, dating apps and love life strategies that we all embark on, even while in our graduate programs. This meeting will spark some vulnerabilities within each of us, but we can trust in each other, knowing we want only the best for our sister and her overall wellbeing and life. REGISTER HERE

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IME Training Up: Conference Networking

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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As you complete your graduate and professional studies, attendance and participation in conferences will become increasingly important and necessary. While networking at conferences may seem daunting, there are a few tips and tricks that are useful to know! Join your IME peers as we discuss the conference experience, practice your elevator pitch, and engage in conference-related role play scenarios. For more information and help with drafting your elevator pitch, click here and here. This seminar is led by Brionca Taylor, doctoral candidate…

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

February 27 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of  Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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DSS Speaker: Lawrence Bobo, Ph.D.

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  Understanding "No Special Favors" A Quantitative and Qualitative Mapping of the Meaning of Modern Racial Resentment   Presented by Lawrence D. Bobo, Ph.D Harvard University   February 27th, 2019 at 5:00PM Pleasants Family Assembly Room - Wilson Library The UNC Sociology Doris Selo Lecture features Lawrence D. Bobo, PhD presenting his talk of “Understanding ‘No Special Favors’: A Quantitative and Qualitative Mapping of the Meaning of Modern Racial Resentment.”   Dr. Bobo is the W.E.B. DuBois Professor and Dean…

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IME La Familia/SACNAS: Trivia Night at Vecino

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Vecino Brewing Co., 300 E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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We're inviting all Latinx students and friends to join us for trivia night at Vecino Brewing Co! Come have some tasty food and be part of our team. Trivia starts at 8:00pm, but get there early to make sure you get a table. While we will provide appetizers, you are responsible for purchasing any beverages. REGISTER HERE

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March 2019

DSS Wellness: Listening to Your Body

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you know that emotions are felt as sensations in your body? Your body also keeps a score of everything it has felt. Imprints of your experiences are stored in muscular and physical structures. What experiences has your body been carrying? What is your body trying to tell you? Can you tell? Body awareness can be cultivated with practice and awareness. Join us to learn more! This is an exploratory workshop. Participants will learn about 1. Body memories and trauma…

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

March 6 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of  Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

March 13 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of  Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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DSS Advancing Narratives Speaker Series–Being Ocean as Praxis: Sylvia Wynter, Depth Humanisms and Dark Sciences–Alexis Pauline Gumbs, PhD

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library, 200 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27515 United States
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This interactive lecture will draw on Alexis Pauline Gumbs’s research on Sylvia Wynter, her practice of navigating in, around, and beyond the academy, and her forthcoming book Dub: Finding Ceremony. As an educator, Alexis Pauline Gumbs walks in the legacy of black lady school teachers in post-slavery communities who offered sacred educational space to the intergenerational newly free in exchange for the random necessities of life. She honors the lives and creative works of Black feminist geniuses as sacred texts for…

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DSS Workshop–“with a heart as big as a whale”: a sustainability ritual for community accountable scholars with Alexis Pauline Gumbs, PhD

March 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This workshop is for self-identified community accountable scholars with an emphasis on intellectuals from traditionally under-represented communities.  We will listen, write, move and work together to remember and reclaim practices of sustainability for those impacted most from the intersecting violences that we meet (and which are often reproduced) in academic spaces.  Come with change in your heart and be ready to leave with sustenance for your own life-time of love motivated practice.  Space is limited so please REGISTER. As an…

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