All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, October 28

CEHS AFIRE

Race, Gender, Power & Politics: When Women of Color Lead for Equity in Education

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Online via Zoom
AFIRE will host Dr. Ann Ishimaru, Associate Professor at the University of Washington for an educational session on October 28, 2022, from 12:00-1:00 pm on Zoom The title of her session is Race, Gender, Power & Politics: When Women of Color Lead for …
This event originated in CEHS.

Ongoing Events

History of Institute of Ethnic Studies at Nebraska

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library South
A new exhibit in Love Library highlights the 50-year history of the Institute of Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
This event originated in Libraries.

Kwanzaa

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Celebration of African-American culture, culminating in a communal feast called Karamu. Created by activist Maulana Karenga.

Diwali

Divali

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
Major religious festival in Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism, lasting for five days, symbolizing the victory of light over darkness.

Eid Milad Un Nabi

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The celebration of the Prophet Muhammad’s birthday. Parades, communal feasts in mosques, night-long prayers, and many other celebrations take place and is mainly celebrated by Muslims in India.

LGBT History Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A U.S. observance started in 1994 to recognize lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history and the history of the gay rights movement.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
This observance was launched in 1945 when Congress declared the first week in October as “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week.” In 1998, the week was extended to a month and renamed. The annual event draws attention to employment …