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Upcoming Events

Oct
19
Diversity Speaks - A Little Perspective: Disability Awareness Discussion on Dwarfism
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM
Event Details

Diversity Speaks - A Little Perspective: Disability Awareness Discussion on Dwarfism

Date: October 19

Time: 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Zoom Panel

Event Sponsor: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Academic and Career Enrichment, Alumni Relations, BenU Alumni Association

Contact: JP Bradley    jbradley@ben.edu

Event Description:

All are welcome to hear from Alumna Samyuktha Gumidyala, MPH '13 and Author Angela Singletary about their experiences and overcoming the stigmas associated with Dwarfism.

Register for the event here.

Oct
20
BenTalks - Waiting to be Welcomed: Daca, Detention, and Immigration
Main Campus in Lisle
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
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BenTalks - Waiting to be Welcomed: Daca, Detention, and Immigration

Date: October 20

Time: 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Goodwin Hall 411 and ZOOM

Event Sponsor: Intercultural Education and Office of Student Activities

Contact: Pat Somers    psomers@ben.edu

Event Description:

BenTalks

In person in GN 416 or on Zoom

Waiting to be Welcomed: DACA, Detention, and Immigration

Juan Garcia – BenU Alum, currently Latinx Coalition Manager for Democratic Party in Wisconsin

Natalie Figueroa – President of Alliance of Latin American Students (ALAS)

2021 10-20 Daca

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Oct
20
Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought: "Oye: The Role of Latinx Communities in Our Storied Church"
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM
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Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought: "Oye: The Role of Latinx Communities in Our Storied Church"

Date: October 20

Time: 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: ZOOM

Event Sponsor: Center For Mission and Identity

Contact: Peter Huff    phuff@ben.edu

Event Description:

Dr. Imperatori-Lee comes to Benedictine University as the Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought for 2021-2022. She is Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Catholic Studies program at Manhattan College in New York. Her research concentrates on Catholic ecclesiology, popular religion, theological trends in the Spanish-speaking world, and the relationship of women, the poor, and other marginalized groups to church structures.

Dr. Imperatori-Lee’s appearance at Benedictine is sponsored by the University’s Center for Mission and Identity and funded by a generous grant from the St. Procopius Abbey Centennial Fund.

Please register for the October 20 lecture here.

Oct
21
Open Mic & Poetry Slam Fall 2021
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Details

Open Mic & Poetry Slam Fall 2021

Date: October 21

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: ZOOM

Event Sponsor: Department of Language and Literature

Contact: Wilson Chen    wchen@ben.edu

Event Description:

Join us for Benedictine University's 18th Annual Open Mic & Poetry Slam—on Zoom this fall! Thursday, October 21, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Registration is required to join the event. Space is limited. Click on the flyer below to register, or paste this into your browser: https://benu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcld-qgqTgpHNdy49LPgQbIp1pTjaRhE-ca  You will then receive an email with a unique Zoom link for the event.  

The Open Mic begins at 7:00pm, and the Slam begins at 7:45pm. (Prepare 2 original poems if you want to be in the Slam!)