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The 6th Annual TRANSforming Gender Symposium

The TRANSforming Gender Symposium will be held March 9-11. There will be a slew of workshops, keynote speakers, films, and lunch will be provided. It is asked that you register before attending any events at the website below. You can also find an itinerary of events prior to registering.

www.colorado.edu/glbtqrc/tgs_workshops.html

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SORCE March 2012 Events

**All events are in the Senior Dedications Lounge (UMC 227) unless otherwise noted**

CAPS Drop In Hours

Dr. Julie Yun joins us every Wednesday and is available to talk about anything!

March 7, 14, 21 12PM – 1PM

You can also contact her at julie.yun@colorado.edu

Chili Pot

Come refresh and refuel for the day with the community!

March 7th & 21st 11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

miranda.aragon@colorado.edu

Latino Youth Leadership Conference

Volunteers needed!

March 12th, 9:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

victor.hernandez@colorado.edu

SORCE Spot Column in the Colorado Daily

March 13th & 27th

phil.barker@colorado.edu

Wheat Ridge MS Visit

Volunteers needed to give tours and sit on the student panel!

March 21st, 10:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.

nick.martinez@colorado.edu

Vista Academy Visit

Volunteers needed to give tours and sit on the student panel!

March 23rd, 10:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.

nick.martinez@colorado.edu

SORCE WILL BE CLOSED FOR SPRING BREAK, MARCH 30TH

INVST Application Deadline is March 5!

Just one last reminder: INVST is accepting applications … deadline is Mon, March 5th!

Attention CU students! The INVST Community Leadership Program is a 2-year training for students who are interested in social justice & environmental sustainability. This small-group experience combines academics, community service and leadership skills training. INVST provides a sense of community on campus. We offer two short study abroad opportunities in the summers: the first allows you to learn about energy, power & environmental sustainability in the US Southwest; and the second has a focus on immigration & economic globalization impacting Central America & the US/Mexico border.

By participating in INVST you can earn the CU Certificate in the Study & Practice of Leadership.

Financial awards & scholarships may be available for those who participate!

Application Deadline: Monday, March 5, 2012. Please visit www.colorado.edu/communitystudies for an application, or call 303-492-7719 for more information.

How to Shoot an Iraqi: U.S. Drone Strikes and Wafaa Bilal’s Queer Calculus of Pain

When: Thursday, March 8, 2012

Time: 2:00 PM

Where: Rec Center Conference Rooms 3-4

This talk examines the performance art of Iraqi American artist Wafaa Bilal, illuminating how South Asian, Muslim and Arab diasporic expressive cultures challenge conventional “expert” approaches to terrorism, militarism and war. As opposed to statistical modes through which the collateral damage of war is calculated, this talk shows how diasporic cultural forms expose another calculus—a queer calculus of bodies in pain and of bodies that imagine alternatives to that pain.
 
Co-Sponsored by the Women & Gender Studies Program, the GLBTQ Resource Center, the Dept. of Ethnic Studies, the Dept. of English & The Dept. of Theatre & Dance.

Need a Tutor? Want to Become a Tutor?

The Student Academic Services Center offers an online based tutor bulletin board, The Tutor Locator, which helps students post and view tutoring services.

Becoming a Tutor:

  • Go to the SASC website at www.colorado.edu/SASC
  • Click on the “Tutor Locator”
  • Select “ADD”
  • Enter your Information

Getting a Tutor:

  • Go to the SASC website at: www.colorado.edu/SASC
  • Click on the “TUTORING”
  • Click on the “Tutor Locator”
  • Enter four letter course code
  • Contact any of the tutors listed and set up private sessions

Student Academic Services Center is located in the Fleming Building, Room 184A 109

Contact tutoring services at tutors@colorado.edu for more information

Word Verses World Poetry Slam

If you have something to say, say it like you mean it @ this MONTHLY Open Mic! Started 2|2|12 @ 6:30PM
Artists seeking different forms of expression together to form a great outlet for creativity! More often than not thoughts and feelings just remain on the page or in their first form. Not anymore.Let the subject matter range anywhere from personal to political, anger, hope, love, passion; bring your guitar, tap a beat with your drums, sing your poems, dance to the words you’re reciting. You have a lot to say and now you have a conscious, artful, community-oriented place, to share your thoughts.

Provides an opportunity for artists and audience a chance to reflect on the words being shared, which can often mean very different things based on life-experiences. This is a place where everyone can feel welcome to speak their truths and never feel persecuted for their stories. 

Come and share your voice and your heart to fellow poets, or just come and be inspired by the words that your fellow peeps are speaking. Everyone is welcome to come, share, listen, bring a friend, or two, or three, and find other people eager to uncover vocal expression.

Directions: To help you find The We’re House, please take note of the directions below. It’s right near Avery Brewing. Turn right after the Car Wash Open sign. 
Keep STRAIGHT until you see HUGE SILVER brewing bins on the RIGHT.
Turn RIGHT in the alley BEFORE you reach them. 
The “We’re House” is going to be on the 1st corner on your LEFT.
Area is well lit! Signs will be up! There will be plenty of FREE parking!

Also, for more information please visit http://www.facebook.com/wordversesworld and www.one-action.org

Teach to Learn Summer Internship

During the summer program, CU Undergraduate and Graduated Education students will get the opportunity to be part of the Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST) summer school program for new incoming students and current students who need academic support.  Throughout the three week program, you will get the opportunity to:

  • Receive professional development from DSST Leaders and teachers
  • Plan lessons alongside veteran teachers
  • Analyze data and learn how data drives decision making within DSST
  • Be part of an advisory group to get to know students on a personal level and inspire them about their journey with DSST
  • Create engaging lessons for students who need extension or remediation
  • Execute pull out lessons with students
  • Co-teach classes

Requirements: Applicants must be either a current undergraduate or graduate student at the University of Colorado.

 How to apply: Applications will be posted on https://denverst.schoolrecruiter.net/.

Applications will be accepted February 20 – April 1, 2012