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February 2022

BSA Game Night

February 02 @ 7:11 pm - 9:00 pm
Nash Hall 212, 100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Join BSA for a game night to kick-off the semester. We will be playing games such as Black Card Revoked and more!

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Intersectionality Workshop

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Blue Lounge, 100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, 28754 United States
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Join us as we make cupcakes and learn about identity development (what makes you, you!).

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March 2022

First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee

March 03 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ferguson Health Sciences Center Rm 306, 100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Join the Indigenous Student Association and the Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies for a screening of First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee (2014, 56 mins, dir. Neal Hutcheson and Danica Cullinan). The film explores the extraordinary steps the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are taking to revitalize the Cherokee language. We will be joined by Rainy Brake, who is the head of the Cherokee Language Program at Western Carolina University. She was the first certified teacher in the New…

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Guest Speaker: Sarah Adams

March 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Belk Auditorium, 100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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“Jappalachia": Cross-Cultural Connections between the Appalachian Trail and Japan’s Shinetsu Trail Sarah Adams, Trail Researcher and Appalachian Trail Conservancy Regional Manager Bio (from appalachiantrail.org): Sarah grew up in Dahlonega, GA, where the A.T. has always been a presence in her life. During her undergrad at Yale, she was an Environmental Studies major and pursued learning environmental humanities approaches to research, policy, and community engagement. Her senior thesis examined cross-cultural connections between the A.T. and Japan’s Shinetsu Trail, which was heavily modeled…

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