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Amy E Cross
Jun 20, 2018

NDAC on Social Media

Jun 20, 2018 by Amy E Cross

Did you know NDAC is on Facebook and Instagram? Like us on FB here! Follow us on Insta @uafndac


Amy E Cross
Mar 26, 2018

Tarana Burke at UAF - Tickets Available Today!

Mar 26, 2018 by Amy E Cross

Join us, during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, for an evening with Tarana Burke - Founder of the Me Too Movement and Social Justice Activist. Tarana will give a presentation followed by a Q&A. The simple yet courageous #metoo hashtag campaign has emerged as a rallying cry for people everywhere who have survived sexual assault and sexual harassment – and Tarana’s powerful, poignant story as creator of what is now an international movement that supports survivors will move, uplift, and inspir...


Amy E Cross
Feb 26, 2018

Guest Artist Damon Davis @ UAF

Feb 26, 2018 by Amy E Cross

Damon Davis will be on campus TOMORROW and WEDNESDAY! Tues. 2/27, 11:30-1:30, ELIF301- Damon will be presenting some of his artwork digitally and hosting a discussion on the intersections of art, social and political movements. Take a peek at Damon's artwork on his website: https://heartacheandpaint.com/ Wed. 2/28, 7-8, The Pub *Must be 21+ to enter*- We will be screening Damon's TED talk followed by an open Q&A with the artist. His TED talk, "Courage is Contagious," is about his experience...


Amy E Cross
Feb 20, 2018

Club & Cultural Fair THIS WEEK!

Feb 20, 2018 by Amy E Cross

Hey All!  The student Club & Cultural Fair is Thursday 2/22, 11am-2pm, upstairs in the Wood Center Ballroom & downstairs in the Mall. This event is an opportunity for student organizations to host a table for outreach and recruitment. It is also an opportunity for groups on campus to share their culture with everyone! This year we will even have a cultural Fashion Show in the Ballroom at 1pm. Come by and check out the many student orgs here at UAF, grab a cupcake, and enjoy the fashion show!...


Daniel Nero
Mar 28, 2017

#SAAM National Day of Action

Mar 28, 2017 by Daniel Nero

The Nanook Diversity and Action Center invites you to celebrate the National Day of Action, observed annually as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) as a day to focus awareness on sexual violent prevention. Visit our booths at the Wood Center (11am - 2pm) and the MBS Complex (4-6pm) to participate! For more in depth information about this ongoing campaign, visit www.nsvrc.org/saam. Contact NDAC at 474.6311 or uaf-ndac@alaska.edu for more information about the event. How can you pa...


Daniel Nero
Mar 28, 2017

Run for Respect

Mar 28, 2017 by Daniel Nero

The Nanook Diversity and Action Center and UAF Green Dot Student Action Committee are hosting a 5K Walk/Run to engage community members in violence prevention programs in Fairbanks. The event will take place on Sunday, April 23, starting and ending at the UAF Police Department. Check-in will begin at 12pm and the race will start at 1pm. All proceeds will go to the Resource and Advocacy Center and the UAF Green Dot Student Action Committee. Registration Cost: $20 General Admission $15 Studen...


Daniel Nero
Mar 28, 2017

Take Back the Night

Mar 28, 2017 by Daniel Nero

The Nanook Diversity and Action Center is proud to host Take Back the Night as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  Sexual and domestic violence continues to occur in epidemic proportions throughout our state, and the UAF campus is not immune. Through this international event, people across the world take back the night by using their voices to speak out against sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual abuse and all other forms of sexual violence. We welcome students, s...


Daniel Nero
Mar 28, 2017

Breaking the Silence: The National Student Movement Against Campus Sexual Assault

Mar 28, 2017 by Daniel Nero

"Breaking the Silence: The National Movement Against Campus Sexual Assault" will be presented by Sofie Karasek on Tuesday, April 18th, at 7 pm in the Hess Recreation Center. Sofie Karasek, 2015 graduate of University of California, Berkeley, is an anti-sexual violence activist and co-founder of the organization End Rape on Campus (EROC). She has assisted students nationwide in holding universities accountable to Title IX, is featured in the 2015 documentary film "The Hunting Ground,” and app...


Daniel Nero
Mar 8, 2017

Queer Trivia (21+)

Mar 8, 2017 by Daniel Nero

We're here. We're queer. And that's right, my dear –– we're hosting Trivia at the Pub! Unravel your inner queer genius, and let loose. Get smart. Slay.  All are welcome to participate, only if you're 21 or over. See you there! 


Daniel Nero
Mar 8, 2017

Lemonade Screening & Discussion

Mar 8, 2017 by Daniel Nero

In celebration of Women's History Month, NDAC will be hosting a screening and discussion of LEMONADE.  LEMONADE is Beyoncé’s sixth album, described as “a conceptual project based on every woman’s journey of self-knowledge and healing.” It consists of twelve songs with features from artists including Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, and James Blake. As with its immediate predecessor, BEYONCÉ (2013), it was released as both a surprise and a visual album; unlike BEYONCÉ, which featured individual m...


Daniel Nero
Mar 6, 2017

Poetry Slam!

Mar 6, 2017 by Daniel Nero

Join us on March 22nd in Arctic Java for a Poetry Slam. Share your poems and listen to other performers! Sign ups start at 7:30 pm and performances begin at 8 pm! ** For performers, please bring 3 original poems ready-to-go.  Presented by the Nanook Diversity and Action Center. This is part of a poetry slam series, leading up to Mending Masculinity.


Daniel Nero
Mar 2, 2017

Men Explain Things to Me: Book Discussion

Mar 2, 2017 by Daniel Nero

NDAC will have a discussion on Rebecca Solnit's "Men Explain Things to Me" for the month of March. In her comic, scathing essay, Solnit took on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women. She wrote about men who wrongly assume they know things and wrongly assume women don't, about why this arises, and how this aspect of the gender wars works, airing some of her own hilariously awful encounters. The discussion will be held on Tuesday, March 28 at 5pm in the Wood Center Confe...


Daniel Nero
Feb 27, 2017

Fences Film Screening

Feb 27, 2017 by Daniel Nero

NDAC will be screening Denzel Washington's 2016 film Fences, a film adaptation of a 1983 play by the same name written by August Wilson. The film details the experience of an African-American father with race relations in 1950s America and explores themes of masculinity, family, and the American Dream.  The screening will be held on March 7th @ 7pm in Arctic Java. There will be a discussion about the film afterwards.


Daniel Nero
Feb 23, 2017

Mending Masculinity: Performance Poetry

Feb 23, 2017 by Daniel Nero

Through performance poetry, generative writing workshops, and critical dialogue Perry “Vision” DiVirgillio and Kavindu “Kavi” Ade cultivate a conversation that encompasses all forms of masculinity, the performance of gender, and the inherent toxicity of gendered binaries in a patriarchal world. With poems focusing on gender, sexuality, multicultural identity, race, violence, street harassment, sexual assault, education, homophobia/transphobia, and more, their art aims to task men and masculin...


Daniel Nero
Feb 22, 2017

UP/RISE Women's Art Show Reception

Feb 22, 2017 by Daniel Nero

March is Women's History Month. NDAC is hosting the UP/RISE Women's Art Show to highlight artwork celebrating the strength, the beauty, the artistry, and the tenacity of women. Anyone interested in submitting art can apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/aQpzirMnMc1fCyiB2 For any other questions about the artshow, please contact NDAC at 474.6311 or uaf-ndac@alaska.edu. Also, visit www.uaf.edu/activities/ndac.