Wednesday, February 15, 2017

LGBTQ+ Lunch & Learn Series

The Office of Intercultural Engagement would like to invite you to attend the LGBTQ+ Lunch and Learn Series this Spring. Bring a lunch and settle in for presentations and lively discussion. More info below:

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Pariah Film Screening Monday, February 6

Join OIE and Q+ (the new LGBT grad student association) next Monday, February 6, for the first film showing in our queer film series. In honor of Black History month, we will be showing the film Pariah at 7:30 pm in the Office of Intercultural Engagement's resource center. We hope to see you there and please share this message with interested students! Below is a summary of the film.

Alike is a 17-year-old African-American woman who lives with her parents and younger sister in Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood, and she is quietly but firmly embracing her identity as a lesbian. With the support of her best friend Laura, Alike is especially eager to find a girlfriend. Wondering how much she can confide in her family, she strives to get through adolescence with grace, humor, and tenacity -- sometimes succeeding, sometimes not, but always moving forward.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Diversity and Global Engagement Expo: Building Intercultural Connections

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017
Time: 2:00-5:00pm
Location: Jackson Library Reading Room, 1st Floor

Join UNCG faculty and staff in conversation promoting the importance of diversity and multiculturalism on campus! Led by Dr. Omar Ali at 4pm.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

CACE Call for Abstracts (due Dec 6)

Abstracts for the Conference on African American & African Diasporic Cultures & Experience are due by next Tuesday, December 6th for the Spring 2017 conference. Abstracts that include panel presentations as well as individual abstracts are encouraged. Also considering spoken word presentations or performance for the Literary Cafe. More details here (link) and below:

Monday, November 14, 2016

International Education Week

This week, November 14-18, is International Education Week sponsored by the International Programs Center at UNCG, and there are lots of great events and opportunities to broaden your global horizons. Many of these take place in the EUC, refer to the flyer below for more details on the offerings. A larger flyer may be viewed here: International Education Week 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Refugees and Borders

Join us on Tuesday, November 15 at 5:15pm for discussion with Dr. Corey Johnson about his work on the refugee crisis in South Eastern Europe. Dr. Corey Johnson is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Geography.

Light refreshments will be provided. The discussion counts for IGS 200/400 co-curricular credit. Accommodations provided upon request. Email

Sponsored by IGS, the Global Engagement QEP, and the University Libraries.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Transcending Trauma

Forgiving others is not easy.  Forgiving ourselves is equally hard.

Patty Grant’s youth was characterized by emotional, physical and mental abuse.  She barely finished high school because of constant bullying and threats to her life.  Patty’s journey to forgiveness has taken her from personal trauma to recovery.  Along the way she envisioned a way to help others heal and begin their own journey toward reconciliation.  Patty weaves a story that moves the audience through Indian boarding schools, survival, abuse, and addiction.  In dealing with historical grief and trauma, Patty found a way forward and has been teaching this concept to others ever since. Patty is a behavioral health consultant for the Cherokee Healing and Wellness Coalition.

This presentation, scheduled for Tuesday 15 November in the Elliott University Center Auditorium, is co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Department of Women and Gender Studies.

For more information or disability accommodations, contact Augusto Pena at 336.334.5090 or