Fall Diversity Lectures, Presentations at CSM

Events Co-sponsored by Institutional Equity, Diversity, SGA, Disability Support Services

Charles County

What is a Learning Disability? 2:30 to 4 p.m., Oct. 16. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry, Chaney Enterprises Conference Room, Room BI-113, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Co-sponsored by CSM’s Institutional Equity and Diversity Office, and Disability Support Services, nationally recognized neuropsychologist Dr. Robb Mapou will discuss his work evaluating adolescents, adults and seniors for learning disabilities, ADHD, and a range of neurological conditions including concussion, dementia, stroke, severe traumatic brain injury and epilepsy. Free. Contact CSM Diversity Coordinator Jennifer VanCory at jenv@csmd.edu or 301-934-7659.  

 

Justice, Forgiveness and Remembrance of the Holocaust: A Discussion with Dr. Katharina von Kellenbach. 6 to 7 p.m., Oct. 25. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry, Chaney Enterprises Conference Room, Room BI-113, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Sponsored by CSM’s Institutional Equity and Diversity Office, this lecture by Katharina von Kellenbach draws on personal experience to explore the moral, emotional and legal dilemmas of living with perpetrators in the period after genocide. Kellenbach explores how the practices of justice, forgiveness and remembrance can lead beyond the devastation of the past into new relationships between perpetrators, victims and their communities. Free. Contact CSM Diversity Coordinator Jennifer VanCory at jenv@csmd.edu or 301-934-7659.

 

The Innocence Project. 6 to 7:30 p.m., Nov. 8.  College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry, Chaney Enterprises Conference Room, Room BI-113, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Sponsored by CSM’s Institutional Equity and Diversity Office, this event will include presentations by Scott Hornoff, former law enforcement official who was wrongfully convicted of murder and exonerated after six years in prison, and Innocence Project’s Senior Advocate for National Partnerships Kathryn A. Monroe, who in 2002 won federal habeas corpus relief for her mother who was wrongly convicted of murder in 1992. The Innocence Project is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system. Free. Contact CSM Diversity Coordinator Jennifer VanCory at jenv@csmd.edu or 301-934-7659.

 

Calvert County

“In Our Family” Photo Exhibit Opening Reception. 6 to 7:30 p.m., Oct. 16. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Flagship Building, Room PFA 119, 115 J. W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. Presented by CSM’s Institutional Equity and Diversity Office, the “In Our Family” photo exhibit tells the story of families representing a breadth of diversity and family configurations. One of six award-winning traveling photo-text exhibits created by Family Diversity Projects, “In Our Family” is designed for audiences of all ages, and challenges stereotypes with positive and realistic photographs and candid interviews with family members of all ages. Exhibit runs through Oct. 31. Free. Contact CSM Diversity Coordinator Jennifer VanCory at jenv@csmd.edu or 301-934-7659.   

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