Pima faculty, students, and staff are pleased to announce the opportunity for current students to apply for three full year PCC Scholarships in association with the upcoming Speaking Out Event happening at the Downtown Campus on March 7th from 10 am-4:30 pm! The scholarships will be awarded for the following entries:
- One for a creative writing entry (the submission deadline is February 24th),
- One for an essay entry (the submission deadline is February 24th), and
- One for a fine arts entry, as in music, theater, dance, or 3D and/or 2D art (the submission deadline is February 27th).
To apply for the scholarships, go to pima.academicworks.com
Speaking Out Event Details:
In observance of African-American History Month and Women’s History Month, Pima faculty, students and staff are hosting the cross-campus, cross-disciplinary event “Speaking Out: A Day of Inquiry and Exploration. This will be a cross-disciplinary day to share definitions and experiences and to reflect together on the benefits and consequences of taking, or not taking, action.
Featuring the work of the late American writer Audre Lorde and the current work of University of Arizona Journalism and Gender and Women’s Studies Professor Linda Lumsden.
The day’s activities will take place in the Downtown Campus Amethyst Room on Thursday, March 7th from 10:00 am-4:30 pm.
This event is Free and open to the public and the event schedule is as follows:
10:00-11:00 Defining the Theme & Introducing the late Audre Lorde’s work – led SOC 120 “Current Social Problems,” and WRT 101 and 102 students
11-11:30 Exploring the Theme led by SPA students
11:30 -12:30 Student Reading and Discussion of Audre Lorde’s “The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action” – led by LIT 280 “Introduction to Literature” and WRT 102 students
12:30-1:30 lunch provided by Student Life and featuring PCC music students.
1:30-2:30 Creative Writing Hour- led by Creative Writing Student and PCC Writing tutor AZ Martinez
2:30-3:30 Guest Speaker: Professor Linda J. Lumsden, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the School of Journalism and Affiliated Faculty in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona. Lumsden will discuss her new book Journalism for Social Justice: A Cultural History of Social Movement Media from Abolition to #womensmarch, and ANT/GWS 202 Sexuality, Gender, and Culture students will facilitate a discussion with the author and participants.
3:30-4:30 Speaking Out Scholarship Finalists’ Recognition and Recipient Awards Reception
For More Information Contact: Brooke Anderson, email@example.com or 206-7350