TWC E-Bulletin Week of November 4, 2013

November 4, 2013

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TWC Events and Announcements

Interracial Dating Forum

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
7:00 - 8:30PM
Location: Salomon 001

A student panel discussing experiences with interracial dating and relationships. Come have your voice heard!

LGBTQ+ Dating Forum

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
6:00 - 7:30PM
Location: TWC Formal Lounge

A roundtable discussion about interracial dating in the LGBTQ+ community.

MPC Workshop: Let's Talk (Sex)uality : A Gender + Sexuality Resource Workshop

Thursday, November 7, 2013
7:00 - 8:30PM
Location: Crystal Room, Alumnae Hall

Representatives include:

  • Sexual Health Awareness Group (SHAG)
  • Bita Shooshani, Coordinator of Sexual Assault Prevention and Advocacy
  • Brown University Queer Alliance
  • many more!


Brown Events and Announcements


Interested in Urban Education? Swearer Centre Lunch Lectures

Location: Sciences Library, Rm 315 

Lunch provided!


Reading By & Conversation With Jamaica Kincaid

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Location: Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Centre for the Arts, 154 Angell Street

AASA Presents (Un)masked: A Masquerade Gala

Friday, November 8, 2013
Location: Alumnae Hall

Join the Asian American Students Association and enjoy a mysterious night of great music and dancing. Come ready to dance and unmask, unleash, unchain your true selves on the dance floor.  Classy refreshments and snacks as well as yummy mixed drinks! 

Tickets will be distributed on 11/6 (Wed) - 11/7 (Thurs.) at JWW from 12-3 PM, free of charge and open to all Brown/RISD students!

"The House I Live In" Film Screening and Interactive Image Theater

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Location: Salomon 101

CSREA will host a special screening of the 51-minute version of the documentary, "THE HOUSE I LIVE IN". Immediately following the screening, audience members are invited to join interactive, improvisational brainstorming sessions led by Bryonn Bain, Lani Guinier, Tim Mitchell, Gerald Torres, and Tricia Rose. This film and event will offer a poignant look inside US drug policy and its effects.

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: .

Apply to be a BOLT Leader!

Brown Outdoor Leadership Training (BOLT) trains roughly 40 sophomores, juniors, and .5ers during the spring semester in group facilitation and outdoor skills in order to equip them to lead a 5-day hiking trip for incoming sophomores, transfers, and RUE students before the fall semester and continue community building throughout the fall. We would love for you apply to be a BOLT leader -- no facilitation or outdoor experience necessary!

To learn more and APPLY, check out our website: or email with questions. Part 1 of the application is due by December 7 and only takes a minute!

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).

A Conversation with Ramsay Taum: "Ancient Wisdom Future Knowledge -Looking to the Past to Shape the Future"

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Location: Smith-Buonnano Rm 106

Reception with refreshments to follow.

Multiracial Student / Faculty Panel

Thursday, 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.


Off-Campus Events

  • Nothing this week!


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

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Internship

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Internship Program provides college students with a paid work placement in a Congressional Office or Federal Agency for a period of twelve weeks (Spring/Fall) or eight weeks (Summer). This unmatched experience allows students to learn first hand about our nation's legislative process.

The Spring 2013 Congressional Internship Program Deadline is November 8th. Please visit for more information and to apply.