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John Carroll University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs presents: The Dr. Shirley S. Seaton Cultural Awareness Series “Celebrating Diversity” 2007 October-November *Event Schedule* These programs are free and open to the public October 25 7 p.m. Hispanic Dance Celebration & Workshop Dolan Center for Science & Technology, Donahue Auditorium Enjoy an exciting performance of Hispanic dancing by the Cleveland-area group, Hispanic Arts & Cultural Group, Inc. You’ll also learn about the history of this cultural art form: featured speaker Ana Dumett, will trace the evolution of Hispanic dancing from traditional to contemporary. November 13 7 p.m. Diversity Discussion: Vietnamese-American Author Shares His Life Experiences Dolan Center for Science and Technology, Donahue Auditorium Born in Vietnam, Dr. Steve L. Robbins immigrated to the United States with his family as a small child and faced much anti-war and anti-Vietnamese sentiment. Dr. Robbins is recognized as an expert on issues of diversity and cultural competence. He brings an insightful perspective on the importance of inclusion and the power of caring. November 14 7 p.m. Perspectives of an American Indian Surgeon: “Western and Traditional Medicine” Dolan Center for Science and Technology, Donahue Auditorium The first Navajo woman to be board certified as a surgeon, Dr. Lori Arviso Alvord seeks to bridge two worlds of medicine – traditional Navajo healing and conventional Western medicine. Although she was trained in medicine at Stanford University, Dr. Alvord returned to the healers of her tribe to “learn what a surgical residency could not teach me.” Dr. Alvord discusses her unique approach to medicine in her book The Scalpel and the Silver Bear. Join us for a demonstration of traditional Native American dance performed by JCU students before Dr. Alvord’s lecture. For details about any of the above events, please contact John Carroll University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs at 216.397.4185.