The Department of Theatre & Dance is sponsoring free tickets and transportation to see the Ballet Hispánico at UCCS on Friday, November 1 at 7pm. Ballet Hispánico celebrates traditional Latin dance styles, blending them with classical and contemporary choreographers to create theatrical and athletic movement. Please contact Shaylan Quinn, Department of Theatre & Dance for more information and to reserve tickets:

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Native Choreographer Rosy Simas Artist Talk
Thursday, October 31 3-4:30pm
FAC Education Studio (Room 236)

Rosy Simas is a Haudenosaunee, Seneca, Heron clan dance artist and political advocate. In her own words, Simas’ work has for more than twenty years dealt with “a wide range of political, social, and cultural subject matter from a Native feminist perspective.” Her performances have been presented in major universities (Northwestern, UC Riverside, Minnesota) and in prestigious theaters throughout the U.S., Canada, and France. In this talk, Simas will be presenting an overview of her choreography, which “investigates how culture, history, and identity are stored in the body and expressed in movement.”

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Fall Break 2019 – Transportation to Denver International Airport.

Two shuttles are available, one on Friday, November 22nd @ 1:00 PM and one on Saturday, November 23rd @ 7:00 AM.

The cost is $20, non-refundable, payable at the time of registration. Please stop by the Worner Campus Center Desk to sign up. The buses will be departing from the south side of Worner.

If these times do not work with your travel plans, Groome Transportation is available:…

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Come and enjoy community and conversation over a sandwich bar at Shove Council, a student run discussion group Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. in Sacred Grounds. This is a themed block: looking at liberation theology and the intersections between justice & spirituality.

For week 2 we will be discussing gender & sexuality, partnering with student group SOSS!

If you enjoy free flowing conversation, friendly people and topics that include dreams, social justice, and the meaning of life, you might enjoy stopping by. With questions, contact or

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Join the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in our second Tertulia session of the year on
November 1st at 2:00 in Max Kade Theater. Colombian writer Adelaida Fernandez will be giving a talk entitled, “Feminine and ethnic approaches to Afuera crece un mundo.” In Afuera crece un mundo takes place in the 1840s in Colombia were several Maroons fight the abolition of slavery. Fernandez tells the story of the female slave Nay de Gambia and her journey back to Africa.
The talk will be in Spanish

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Join Jamil Northcutt, Vice President of Player Engagement for Major League Soccer, for lunch and a discussion on Tuesday, 11/19, from 12:15-1:30 in Palmer Hall’s Gates Common Room. He’ll chart his journey from athlete to executive and explore how students can launch a career in the sports industry.

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Learn how culture affects psychology and engage in a comparative study of cultural effects. Fulfills psychology major, general education (social inequality or global cultures), and Peace Corps Prep program requirements.

PY116/PA200 Cultural Psychology and PY408 Topical Seminar: Cultural Psychology

Course Dates: June 7-30, 2020

Course Application: Accepting applications now. Email Professor Emily Chan to get on the list

Financial Aid: Application window October 31 – December 2 on Summit applications page

Course Descriptions

PY116/PA200: Cultural Psychology. Introduces students to the theories and methods of studying culture and psychology. Focus is on psychological research that links culture to mental processes and the comparative study of cultural effects. Several topics are covered: development and socialization, self and personality, diversity and multicultural ideologies, ethnic and racial identities, bi/multiculturalism and intersectionality, stereotyping and bias, enculturation and acculturation, intergroup contact, motivation, cognition and perception, judgement and decision making, close relationships, emotion and mental health, and morality and justice.

PY408: Topical Seminar: Cultural Psychology. An in-depth consideration of the theories, methods, and the contemporary debates of studying culture and psychology. In addition to building a foundation of research that links culture to mental processes and the comparative study of cultural effects, student will have additional workshops to study details of cultural psychology methodologies, and will propose an empirical research project in cultural psychology, apply for ethics approval, and begin to collect preliminary data. Additional research trips with local researchers in cultural psychology to learn about current research and explore potential for collaborative empirical research.

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