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Dirk Jonathan Rodricks <[log in to unmask]>
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[Please excuse the cross-postings]

Colleagues:

The Center for Cultural Pluralism presents its final screening *today, 
Wednesday, April 25th* as part of the Spring 2012 Social Justice Film 
Series - "Vincent Who?" Below are the details and a copy of the film 
poster has been attached to help promote this program. We appreciate 
your support.

_*Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
*_*12 PM - 104 Allen House
7:30 PM - Rm 216 Living/Learning Commons
*A brief discussion of the themes follows each screening.
*
*/*About the film: */In 1982, a murder awakened a people and ignited the 
Asian American civil rights movement. Chinese American Vincent Chin was 
sought out and beaten to death by Detroit autoworkers targeted 
specifically because auto jobs were being lost to Japan. Chin was not 
Japanese. Exploring the legacy of the Vincent Chin case, this powerful 
film asks how far Asian Americans have come and how far they have yet to 
go. _/{Run time: 40 minutes}/
_/*
About the  Social Justice Film Series*/: Brought to you by the Center 
for Cultural Pluralism, the Spring 2012 Social Justice Film Series theme 
is 'Conversations at the Crossroads' and offers participants an 
educational opportunity to explore through film and subsequent discourse 
and engage issues of identity in its various forms, visible and 
invisible. Films selected for the Social Justice Film Series have two 
viewings and are generally screened up to a half hour and followed by 
an engaged discourse on the themes by the participants. To be respectful 
of your time, it is our hope that this entire educational program does 
not exceed ninety minutes.

/*About the Center for Cultural Pluralism:*/ Established in 1999 at the 
Allen House, the Center for Cultural Pluralism (CCP) is dedicated to 
helping UVM achieve its core mission to provide quality multicultural 
education in order to equip faculty, staff and students with the 
competencies necessary to function in a diverse world. Focusing on the 
complex intersections of issues of culture and social justice, the 
Center offers a unique "Cultural Hub" where individuals and 
organizations working on behalf of cultural diversity and social justice 
issues can collaborate and coalesce.

Join us!

Sincerely,

Dirk

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Dirk J. Rodricks
Program Coordinator
Center for Cultural Pluralism
461 Main Street, Allen House
University of Vermont | Burlington, VT 05405
(802) 656-7990 (office) | (802) 656-3348
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