IPC Commencement Weekend Schedule - May 2013


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IPC Commencement Weekend Schedule - May 2013

  1. 1. 1 of 2Brown UniversityCommencement WeekendMay 24-26, 2013Friday, May 24, 20136:00p.m.–8:00 p.m.Multicultural Alumni Committee (MAC) receptionKick off the weekend with the Brown Alumni Associations Multicultural Alumni Committee (MAC) tocelebrate the diversity of Browns alumni community with our alumni affinity groups (Asian/AsianAmerican Alumni Alliance, Brown University Latino Alumni Council, Inman Page Black Alumni Council,and Brown Transgender, Bisexual, Gay and Lesbian Alumni). Join classmates and friends at this annualevent celebrating the achievements of our student and alumni leaders. Enjoy music, studentperformances by SHADES OF BROWN, MARIACHI DE BROWN and ARCHIPELA-GA, and lightrefreshments. This year MAC welcomes special guest Dr. LIZA CARIAGA-LO, Associate Provost forAcademic Development and Diversity. Program begins at 6:15.Maddock Alumni Center Garden, 38 Brown Street7:00pmRites and Reason Theatre presents Welcome to WandalandDirected by Prof. Elmo Terry-Morgan 74 | Written By Award Winning Playwright IfaBayezaFree AdmissionChurchill House, 155 Angell Street9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.Third World Center ReceptionTake a break from Campus Dance and stop in at the Third World Center (TWC). Mingle with classmatesand friends in the TWC lounge and enjoy the music and refreshments. Co-sponsored by the Third WorldCenter and the Brown Alumni Association’s Multicultural Alumni Committee (MAC).Third World Center, 68 Brown StreetSaturday, May 25, 201310:00 a.m.Phenomenal Woman: A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Danielle Dunlap ‘10Join us Reunion Weekend for a gathering to celebrate the phenomenal life of our dear friend and fellowBrown alumna Danielle Alexis Dunlap, 10.All are welcome to bring a tribute to Danielle, in the form of asong, a poem, or anything else you would like to offer. There will be space in the program for you to giveyour tribute.Light refreshments will be available.Third World Center, 68 Brown Street
  2. 2. 2 of 2Saturday, May 25, 201311:00 a.m.Commencement Forum – Race, Slavery, and Contemporary American LifeThis panel will examine the ways in which race and slavery shaped both early America andcontemporary American life. Panelists will also discuss the work of the Center for the Study of Slaveryand Justice at Brown University.Featuring Anthony Bogues, Director, Center for the Study of Slavery &Justice, Harmon Family Professor Africana Studies | Glenn Loury, Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the SocialSciences | Seth Rockman, associate professor of history.Nightingale Brown House, Music Room3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.Inman Page Black Alumni Council (IPC) Annual meeting and receptionThe IPC Board of Governors invites you to attend the IPC Annual Meeting and hear about IPCs activitiesand any proposed amendments to the Constitution or By-Laws that may be submitted for IPC membervoting. Seniors and IPC members are encouraged to attend and learn about how they canbecome involved. Join us for refreshments at a post-meeting reception.Smith-Buonanno Hall Lobby & Room 106, 95 Cushing Street5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.ONYX Rites of Passage Celebration DinnerCelebrate the achievements of graduating Black students at the sacred Rites of Passage Ceremony anddinner. Join fellow alumni for this special tradition in which graduating students are inducted into theInman Page Black Alumni Council (IPC). The Rites of Passage Ceremony includes a procession, the alumnipresentation of Kente stoles to the graduates, and a keynote address from DORSEY M. JAMES ’83 P’14.Ticket purchase for dinner is required, $25 for alumni and guests.Seating is limited. Shuttles to the OmniProvidence Hotel will depart periodically from the corner of BrownSt. and George St.Omni Providence Hotel (Formerly the Westin Hotel), Narragansett Ballroom, One West Exchange Street,Downtown Providence9:30 p.m.–12:30 a.m.Unity Funk NiteGroove to the best music of the ’70s through ’00s at this revival of an old Brown tradition with amulticultural twist. IPC, A4, BULAC and Brown TBGALA come together to celebrate diversity in theBrown community. Alumni, seniors, and families are welcome to this evening of dancing, music and fun.Co-sponsored by the Brown Alumni Association’s Multicultural Alumni Committee (MAC) and theAlumni of Color Initiative.Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center, Kasper Multipurpose Room (Formerly the P.O., Faunce House)