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THE DIALOGUE SERIES 

     

 


 

 

The New Black Thurs. May 1 @ 6pm in CC Theatre 

The New Black is a documentary that tells the story of how the American American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the gay marriage movement and the right over civil rights. The film documents activitst, families and the clergy on both sides of the campaign to legalize gay marriage and examines homophobia in the black community.  Video Link

 


 

“What is the Dialogue Series?”

The Dialogue Series are round-table discussions based on Social Justice, Political & Civic Engagement and Current Event Topics.  These talks are designed to engage student, faculty/staff and community partners in issues that face both Stockton College, New Jersey and the World.  All are invited to join the discussion!  Sessions will run about an hour at various locations across campus.  Click on the links below to individual schedules and discussion descriptions.   

 

 

 

The Dialogue Series feature FOUR seperate calendars (plus "Additional Dialogues"), and all count towards a "Dialogue Credit" for your Service-Learning Course:

- "For the Greater Good" talks on Social Justice Issues

- "Headliners" weekly Current Event Topics plucked from the New York Times

- "Democracy Cafés" Political Engagement Project featuring Civic & Politcal Issues

ITVS, Independent Lense Films - A free film series from PBS (WHYY Philadelphia) features: Diverse Stories, Independent Film Makes, Award Winning Documentaries and Community Events.  

 

NOTE:  The ADDITIONAL DIALOGUES below are programs from other departments/offices that will count towards your Service-Learning Requirements.  If you attend these ADDITIONAL DIALOGUES please make sure to tell the instructor/leader to make attendance of your participation.

 

 


 

The "For the Greater Good" Dialogue Series focuses on Social Justice Issues and various sociological topics that face the United States and Beyond. "Greater Good" discussions offer the forum to state many view-points, as well as a starting point for complex issues to be continued among your friends.

 

For the Greater Good/ Real Talk Dialogue Series:

Attend these social justice roundtable discussions for honest discourse on how we as a community can collectively make change possible.  Sample topics include racism, sexism, able-ism, power and privilege, community activism, etc.

Tuesday, March 18th at 4:30pm in F-Wing 121

 

 

 

Wednesday, March 26th at 5:30pm in CC MR 1

 

 

Tuesday, April 1st at 4:30pm in F-Wing 121

Wednesday, April 9th at 5:30pm in CC MR 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 23rd at 5:30pm in CC MR 1



  

Headliners will feature weekly current event discussion groups based on stories plucks straight from the New York Times. Meet us select Friday Afternoons in the Campus Center Overlook Lounge above Dunkin Donuts

 

Spring 2014 dates for discussions include four Fridays:
March 28, April 11, April 18, and April 25 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm
in the Campus Center Overlook Lounge (Above Dunkin Donuts).

 

 

Democracy Cafés are a collaborative program with the Political Engagement Project. These Dialogues will feature Political and Civic Issues facing our Democratic Society. Participation is welcomed and intelligent discussion is preferred!  

Democracy Cafe- Political & Civic Dialogue Series

 

All Democracy Cafe sessions take place at 4:30pm

in the Campus Center Theatre Gallery 

Tuesday, February 4,2014 - “Making Cents” Join us for a roundtable discussion with the It’s Up To Us Campaign to discuss our national debt crisis and how we can address this problem with financial education resources/solutions.

 

 


 

 

Tuesday, February 25, 2014- “Colbert+Stewart” How does satire fit into our daily lives? Join us for a conversation on how these two Comedy Central stars influence our daily perspectives on the world around us. This discussion will also be a follow up conversation based on our Sophia McClennen presentation (Feb. 20th at 4:30pm in L112).

 

Thursday, March 20,2014- “iCivics” Attend this session to discover how iCivics.org is introducing civic education to the youth of our country.

 

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - "Gov. Christie + 2016?" Enjoy an opportunity to discuss Governor Chris Christie's 2nd term record in office as the Governor of New Jersey and the potential opportunity for the presidential campaign of 2016.

 


 

 

 

Las Marthas - Tuesday, Feb 11 @ 6pm in CC Theatre 

The annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other in the country. The festival lasts an entire month and coincides with George Washington’s birthday. The festival – which dates from the aftermath of the US-Mexican War – resonated anew in the time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration. Video Link

 

 

 

MedoraTuesday, March 18 @ 6pm in CC Theatre 

A once-booming rural community with a thriving middle class has seen its factories and farms close as the population dwindles. A deeply personal look at small-town life, Medora follows a down-but-not-out varsity basketball team as it struggles to compete parallel the town's own firhgt for survival. Video Link 

 

 

 

The Trials of Muhammad Ali - Wed, April 16 @ 6pm in CC Theatre 

This feature-length documentary film covering Ali's toughest bout, his battle to overturn the five-year prison sentence he received for refusing U.S. military service. Trials is not a boxing film. It is a fight film tracing a formative period in Ali's life, one that is remarkably unknown to young people today and tragically neglected by those who remember him as a boxer. Video Link

 

 

The New Black Thurs. May 1 @ 6pm in CC Theatre 

The New Black is a documentary that tells the story of how the American American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the gay marriage movement and the right over civil rights. The film documents activitst, families and the clergy on both sides of the campaign to legalize gay marriage and examines homophobia in the black community.  Video Link

 

 


 

Additional Dialogues

Human Trafficking: European & American Perspectives
Thurs, Feb 6 at 4:30pm in CC Theatre

Sophia McClennen: Colbert's America
Thurs, Feb 20 at 4:30pm in L-112

Sandra Day O'Conner (Pappas Visiting Scholar)
Monday, March 20 at 6:00pm in Big Blue Sports Complex

Get your FREE Ticket at http://stocktonpac.org/calendar/

 


Questions about service-learning?
Email us at servicelearning@stockton.edu  

     

 


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