TWC E-Bulletin Week of November 11, 2013

November 11, 2013

TWC Events | Brown Events | Off-campus | Career Opportunities |


TWC Events and Announcements

Asian/Asian-American Heritage Series Proudly Presents: Legends of the SEA

Saturday, November 16, 2013
Location: Salomon 101, DeCiccio Family Auditorium

Reception to follow.

MPC Friend Unity Day - "Culture Clash: Race, Sex and Transnational Identities"

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
7:30 - 9:00PM
Location: Salomon 202


Brown Events and Announcements


Interested in Urban Education? Swearer Centre Lunch Lectures

Location: Sciences Library, Rm 315 

Lunch provided!


"Latino Mayors: Politics and Policy in the City" - Providence Mayor Angel Taveras as Keynote Speaker

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
4:00 - 6:00PM
Location: List Art Center, 64 College Street, Brown University (free and open to public)

4:00pm - Keynote followed by Q+A 

5:00pm - Panel 
"The State of Latino Politics in Rhode Island’s Cities” with
Tony Affigne  Professor, Department of Political Science, Providence College James Diossa  Mayor of Central Falls, Rhode Island
Doris De Los Santos  Past President, Rhode Island Latino Civic Fund, Rhode Island Latino Political Action Committee
Pablo Rodriguez  President, Latino Public Radio

6:00pm - Reception in the List Art Center lobby 

Please help us by using this RSVP form if you plan to attend:

FIRE: Fellowship, Internship, Research Experiences Fair

Thursday, November 14, 2013
4:00 - 6:00PM
Location: Kasper Multipurpose Room


Trans* Week 2013

A week of programming aimed at raising consciousness around the issues surrounding trans* identities

Pronouns & GenderBread Cookies

Monday, November 11, 2013
11:00 - 1:00PM
Location: Main Green

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
1:00 - 3:00PM
Location: Main Green

Facebook event link:

Trans* 101 Workshop

Monday, November 11, 2013
Location: Petteruti Lounge

Facebook event link:

Screening of “Romeos”

Thursday, November 14, 2013
Location: LGBTQ Center

Facebook event link:

Reflecting on Success: Immigrant Perspectives

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Location: Memorial Room, Campus Center

Are you from a family that immigrated to the U.S. shortly before you were born or while you were growing up? Come for a discussion about how your family's perspective has shaped yours on the purpose of a college education and the meaning of success. Facilitated by Jim Amspacher, Besenia Rodriguez, Yolie Rome, Peggy Chang.

RSVP here: .

Brown University Urban Education Policy Program 5th Year Open House

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Location: Barus Building, 340 Brook Street

Pizza and salad will be served.

Interested in MA/PhD for Fall 2015?

November 14 & 15, 2013
Location: University Hall Rm 201

Interested in MA or PhD in education, humanities, social sciences, or math? Institute for Recruitment of Teachers works to reduce the under-representation of certain minority groups on k-12 and university faculties.

An IRT rep will be on Brown's campus on Nov. 14 and 15. If you'd like to reserve a space for an interview, please RSVP at by Friday Nov. 8.

FUNDING YOUR PASSION: Tips for Securing Fellowships, Internships and Research Opportunities

Friday, November 15, 2013
4:00 - 5:30PM
Location: Science Center, Science Library

The goal of this workshop is to demystify application processes for first-years and sophomores. Learn how to prepare and make yourself the best candidate. RSVP at to learn how to enter a drawing for a free ticket to CareerLab's JanLAB workshop (worth $150).

Multiracial Student / Faculty Panel

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
6:00 - 8:00PM
Location: Salomon Rm 001

Join Brown's Organization for Multiracial/Biracial Students [B.O.M.B.S.] for a panel discussion on Multiracial identity and experience with multiracial-identified staff and students.

Critical Language Scholarship Info Session

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
12:00 - 1:00PM
Location: J.Walter Wilson Rm 440

Thursday, November 14, 2013
2:00 - 3:00PM
Location: J. Walter Wilson Rm 440

The Office of International Programs is hosting a info session about the Critical Language Scholarship offered by the US State Dept. The application deadline for the scholarship is Friday, November 15, 2013 at 5PM.

For more info head over to

Boren Awards Info Session

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Location: Office of International Programs,  J. Walter Wilson Building

These awards are available for the semester and academic year for both graduate and undergraduate students. Click here for more info:

The Boren awards offer unique opportunities for U.S. students to study abroad in world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East). The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. 

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) awards are available during the summer. To learn more, head over to


Off-Campus Events

2014 National Diversity Case Competition/Conference - Call for Team Applications

The National Diversity Case (NDCC) is a unique recruiting conference hosted by the Kelley Student Diversity Council (KSDC) at Indiana University that connects talented undergraduate students from across the U.S. with reputed corporations and programs seeking to expand their diversity hiring practices.  NDCC is looking for four-person teams of college students to enter the competition.  Expenses are covered for accepted teams.  In addition to networking and job opportunities, cash prizes will be awarded to team winners of the case competition  The two day conference (January 17th – 18th, 2014) includes a networking event, a case competition concerning business diversity issues, and presentations by distinguished professionals and faculty.  Deadline for applications is Monday November 22, 2013.


Career and Internship Opportunities

The Institute for Responsible Citizenship Intensive Two-Summer Program

The Institute prepares high-achieving African American men to be leaders of great character who make significant contributions to their communities, our country and the world.

For more information on the program and to apply, click here

Blackrock Recruiting Office Hours

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
2:00 - 4:00PM
Location: TWC Formal Lounge
Dress code: Come as you are!