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Intercultural and Inclusion Events

Fall 2018 Events 

Intercultural Showcase
Tuesday, Aug. 28, Wheelwright Auditorium, 6 p.m.

A night of fun, information and entertainment that will highlight intercultural experiences for students.
Free, but ticket required. Tickets available at the Wheelwright Box Office.

SNAP Round-Up (first-year students only)
Thursday, Aug. 30, Wall 309, 6:15 p.m.

An opportunity for first-year students interested in being a part of the Students Navigating and Advising Peers (SNAP) mentoring program to meet their mentor for the year.

WOC Goes Sweet
Wednesday, Sept. 5, Prince Lawn, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

This is an opportunity for the members of Women of Color (WOC) to give sweets to students. This also serves as an opportunity to remind members and perspective members of the meeting day, time and location.

Get to Know Women of Color
Wednesday, Sept. 12, Student Union Rotunda, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Come meet the members of Women of Color (WOC)! There will be activities, food, fun, and a live DJ.

Cultural Celebration
Wednesday, Sept. 19, Spadoni Park, 11:30 a.m.

A festival that highlights the history, music, dance, art and food of many countries and involves all of campus in celebrating different cultures.
(Rain date - Friday, Sept. 21)

Fall Gospel Concert
Sunday, Sept. 23, Wheelwright Auditorium, 4:30 p.m.

This annual joyous event celebrates the heartfelt sound of gospel music performed by the Coastal Carolina University Inspirational Ambassadors.
Free, but ticket required. Tickets available at the Wheelwright Box Office.

Chants Chat: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?”
Thursday, Sept. 27, Wall Boardroom 222, 6:30 p.m.

Come join students, staff, faculty and community members in open dialogue about various topics centered on social justice, inclusion, and diversity. This discussion will focus on interracial dating.

Three-minute talk: Social Justice in Higher Education: What are the successes and challenges in moving from dialogue to social justice action? 
Tuesday, Oct. 9, HTC Center Hospitality Suite, 6:30 p.m.

Join student, staff and faculty panelists as they have three minutes to answer the following question: “Social Justice in Higher Education: what are the successes and challenges in moving from dialogue to social justice action?”

National Coming out Day: Drag Show
Thursday, Oct. 11, Coastal Theater, 7 p.m.

Due to the inclement weather this event has been cancelled.

In honor of National Coming Out Day, Intercultural and Inclusion Student Services in collaboration with PRIDE will be hosting a drag show. These shows feature performers who lip-sync and dance to songs while in elaborate dress and make up. Drag shows are a cultural staple of entertainment within the LGBTQ+ community

Fuego Friday
Friday, Oct. 12, Lib Jackson Student Union Courtyard, 6 p.m.

An evening filled with Latin music, dance and desserts. This heritage celebration is to commemorate Latinx/Hispanic heritage month. Come learn to dance multiple Latin dances taught by an instructor, enjoy Latin music, and feast on multiple desserts from various Latinx and Hispanic countries.

Gullah and African Folklore Storytelling
Tuesday, Oct 16, Johnson Auditorium, 6:30 p.m.

Come listen to Dr. Joseph Opala, a visiting professor in the Department of Anthropology and Geography, as he shares the richness found in Gullah and African culture through the telling of folklore.

Chants Chat: “The Struggle is Real”
Thursday, Oct. 25, Wall Boardroom 222, 6:30 p.m.

Come join students, staff, faculty and community members in open dialogue about various topics centered on social justice, inclusion and diversity. This discussion will focus on the Black Minority tax.

Moving Screening: “BlacKKKlansman”
Friday, Oct. 26, The Coastal Theatre, 6 P.M.

A 2018 fi lm directed by Spike Lee based on the 2014 novel by Ron Stallworth. This movie depicts the true story of a Black police offi cer who infi ltrated the Ku Klux Klan in 1979.
Ticket required.
Limited number of free tickes available at Intercultural and Inclusion Student Services.

Asian American and Pacifi c Islander Heritage Celebration Moving Screening: “Crazy Rich Asians”
Friday, Nov 9, The Coastal Theatre, 6 P.M.

This much anticipated movie, signals a major step forward for representation of Asians in the movie industry. This 2018 fi lm based on Kevin Kwan’s 2013 novel by the same name is the fi rst modern story with an all Asian cast in 25 years. This earnest romantic comedy spotlights the heritage, tradition and ethnic diversity within the Asian community.
Ticket required.
Limited number of free tickes available at Intercultural and Inclusion Student Services.

Fall Gospel Concert
Sunday, Nov. 11, Wheelwright Auditorium, 4:30 p.m.

This annual joyous event celebrates the heartfelt sound of gospel music performed by the Coastal Carolina University Inspirational Ambassadors.
Free, but ticket required. Tickets available at the Wheelwright Box Offi ce.

Native American Heritage Celebration
Waccamaw Tribe Vice chief Cheryl Cail speak: “The Signifi cance of Settlement Indians to Colonial South Carolina”
Tuesday November 13, 2018 6 p.m. Johnson Auditorium

To combat the potential removal of references about Settlement Indians from textbooks by the SC Department of Education, Vice Chief Cheryl Cail will present on the many contributions of Settlement Indians to Colonial South Carolina to bring awareness of the significant role her ancestors played in establishing the present-day region of South Carolina.

Movie Screening: “Smoke Signals”
Thursday, Nov. 14, The Coastal Theater, 7 p.m.

“Smoke Signals” is a historical milestone in Native American filmmaking and one of the first wide-released featured film written, directed, co-produced and acted by Native Americans.

Chants Chat: “Playin’ the Race Card”
Thursday, Nov. 29, Lib Jackson Student Union A- 213, 6:30 p.m.

Come join students, staff, faculty and community members in open dialogue about various topics centered on social justice, inclusion and diversity. This discussion will focus on “Playin’ the Race Card.”

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For more information contact the Office of Intercultural and Inclusion Services at 843-349-2863