Ethnic Studies Week Reveals 'Untold Stories'
Intimate, fascinating and entertaining "Untold Stories" are the focus for Albion College's Ethnic Studies Week. All events are free and open to the community, although some events may not be suitable for all ages. For more information, contact Albion College's office of Intercultural Affairs at 517/629-0501 or .
Monday, October 3: I a.m. THE QUEEN explores how three Puerto Ricans negotiate being a teenager and transgender in a predominantly Latino neighborhood, while competing in the Cacique Queen pageant. Directors Josue Pellot and Henrique Cirne-Lima will answer questions following after the screening. 7 p.m., Norris Science Center Towsley Hall
Tuesday, October 4: The Untold Stories of Muslims in America, a presentation led by Albion College's adjunct ethnic studies professor Rosina Hassoun and students. 6 p.m., Olin Hall Room 113
Wednesday October 5: Freeze, a unique performance presentation project. Students will "freeze" for 5-10 minutes, displaying t-shirts and posters that highlight facts, events and people that have often been neglected in our understanding of history. Noon to 1 p.m., Baldwin Hall steps
Thursday, October 6: Histories Untold. Spoken word performance by Flint-based poet Mona Haydar, artist-in residence with Ethnic Studies Week. 7:30 p.m., Kellogg Center.