Upcoming Events
5:30 p.m.
Reel Inclusion: A Lot Like YouAs part of Unity Week 2020, the Office of Inclusive Excellence, Ball State University Libraries, Friends of Bracken Library, the Multicultural Center, and the Office of the Provost invite you to attend a screening of the film A Lot Like You as part of Reel Inclusion: A Film Series. This Unity Week program takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22 at 5:30 p.m. in AJ 175. In A Lot Like You, filmmaker Eliaichi Kimaro, a mixed-race, first-generation American of Tanzanian and Korean descent, examines her own racial identity and heritage by exploring her father’s life and upbringing and the culture of the Chagga people. Through this filmmaking process, Kimaro uncovers and examines the ways in which trauma and sexual violence shaped her family history.Runtime: 55 minutesPlease be advised that the film contains graphic descriptions of sexual violence.
8 p.m.
The second selection in the NOMAS Film Series is the HBO film True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality. This documentary parallels the subject matter contained in the recently released Warner Brother's film Just Mercy, starring Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx, but this film provides a more comprehensive overview of the work of Bryan Stevenson and the Equal Justice Initiative.
5 p.m.
The Philosophy and Religious Studies Department presents "Monday Movies" -- a "Gawk and Talk" Series. Join us to watch "Dawn's Early Light: Chris Jackson's Journey to Islam" with Dr. Elizabeth Agnew and discuss with classmates and faculty.
12 p.m.
Culture Exchange TRINIDAD & TOBAGO – Wednesday, January 29, 2020 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm – Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Learn about Trinidad and Tobago as presented by an international student from that country and in the Tally, enjoy a special dish inspired by that country and prepared by our Student Center Tally Chef.
12 p.m.
Culture Exchange LIBYA – Wednesday, February 5, 2020 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm – Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Learn about Libya as presented by an international student from that country and in the Tally, enjoy a special dish prepared by our Student Center Tally Chef and inspired by that country.
7:30 p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King, JrThis annual concert honors and celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through music. Performers this year include the Shamaniacs Drum Troupe, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church Choir, Ball State Saxophone Quartet, Ball State Studio Band, Ball State Voice of Triumph Gospel Choir, and more. Free and open to the public.
5 p.m.
Language Night PERSIAN - Friday, February 7, 2020 – 5:00 to 6:00 pm – Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Come join us and learn a little Persian.
2:30 p.m.
Join Dr. Michelle Duran for a tour of Mexican modern art.
12 p.m.
Culture Exchange FRANCE – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm – Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Journey to FRANCE as presented by an international student from that country and in the Tally, enjoy a special dish prepared by our Student Center Tally Chef and inspired by that country.
3 p.m.
Sip & Chat EL SALVADOR - Friday, February 14, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 -Learn about El Salvador’s music and landscapes and relax while feeling immersed in the culture.
12 p.m.
A short conversation about works on view in honor of Black History Month.
12 p.m.
Culture Exchange ICELAND – Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm – Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Journey to Iceland as presented by an international student from that country and in the Tally, enjoy a special dish prepared by our Student Center Tally Chef and inspired by that country.
11 a.m.
In celebration of student engagement, community involvement, and World Anthropology Day, AAL hosts a free event for students, faculty, staff, and community members.
12 p.m.
Culture Exchange COSTA RICA – Wednesday, February 26, 2020 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm – Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Journey to Costa Rica as presented by an international student from that country and in the Tally, enjoy a special dish prepared by our Student Center Tally Chef and inspired by that country.
12 p.m.
Culture Exchange SAUDI ARABIA – Wednesday, March 11, 2020 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm – Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Journey to Saudi Arabia as presented by an international student from that country and in the Tally, enjoy a special dish prepared by our Student Center Tally Chef and inspired by that country.
12 p.m.
Culture Exchange INDIA – Wednesday, March 18, 2020 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm – Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Journey to India as presented by an international student from that country and in the Tally, enjoy a special dish prepared by our Student Center Tally Chef and inspired by that country.
3 p.m.
Sip & Chat UKRAINE - Friday, March 20, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 -Learn about Ukraine’s music and landscapes and relax while feeling immersed in the culture.
5 p.m.
MEDITATION NIGHT - Friday, March 20, 2020 - 5:00 - 6:00 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 - Please join us for an hour of relaxation and meditation.
9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 9:30-10:00 AM - RB 361An IEI Cardinal Award is given to IEI students who demonstrate outstanding scholarship and commitment. Note: The date may change, so please re-check the IEI calendar in March.
12 p.m.
Culture Exchange EGYPT – Wednesday, March 25, 2020 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm – Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Journey to Egypt as presented by an international student from that country and in the Tally, enjoy a special dish prepared by our Student Center Tally Chef and inspired by that country.
6 p.m.
Speaker at the Indiana Women of Achievement dinnerBall State University will recognize women for their excellence in leadership within education, research, and women’s advocacy.
12 p.m.
Culture Exchange GUATEMALA – Wednesday, April 1, 2020 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm – Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Journey to Guatemala as presented by an international student from that country and in the Tally, enjoy a special dish prepared by our Student Center Tally Chef and inspired by that country.
12 p.m.
Culture Exchange GHANA – Wednesday, April 8, 2020 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm – Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Journey to Ghana as presented by an international student from that country and in the Tally, enjoy a special dish prepared by our Student Center Tally Chef and inspired by that country.
3 p.m.
Sip & Chat BANGLADESH - Friday, April 17, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 -Learn about Bangladesh’s music and landscapes and relax while feeling immersed in the culture.