December 1st, 2011- World AIDS Day: UNT Speaks Out
Thursday October 6, 2011- PACS Fall Forum
The Center for Psychosocial Health Research at UNT participated once again in the 21st Annual AIDS Arms LifeWalk / LifeBark 5K. This event is a family and pet-friendly event to raise AIDS awareness and funds to help HIV+ men, women and children in North Texas.
The Center for Psychosocial Health Research had a goal to raise $2,000 dollars for LifeWalk. They were able to meet and exceed this goal, raising a total of $2,167.55.
Thank You CPHR for all that you do for the community!
On November 10, 2010 The College of Business, The Jewish Studies Program, and The Office of Equity & Diversity will present a film screening and panel discussion of "The Laramie Project", as part the Responses To Hate series. This gripping film, adapted from the play by Moisés Kaufman, focuses on the reaction to the grisly murder of Matthew Shepard, which recieved national attention in 1998 as a widely publicized hate crime. This event will take place in the Chemistry Building, Rm 109.
Arthur Dong will visit UNT on Oct 18th and 19th for a two night engagment, as the Departments of English, Sociology, International Studies, and Radio TV, and Film come together to present 4 of this director's award winning films. The documentaries of filmaker Arthur Dong include works that examine the roots of anti-gay attitudes in American culture and society. Dong studied filmaking at San Francisco State University and at the American Film Institute. Dong's provocative films are renowned for thier complexity and humanity.
On Oct 18th the University will showcase "Forbidden City U.S.A" an exploration of the history of the notorious and groundbreaking Chinese-American San Francisco nightclub and it's performers, which had an international reputation in the 1930s-40s. Also showing, Dong's "Hollywood Chinese", an examination of the representation of Chinese in American films. It won the Best Documentary Award at the Golden Horse International Film Festival in Taipei, often referred to as the Chinese Oscars.October 19th will see the screening of "Coming Out Under Fire", this film takes aim at the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy of the U.S. military by focusing on a group of gay and lesbian veterans of World War II. "Family Fundamentals" focuses on three families in which fundamentalist Christian parents reject their gay son or daughter.
Both events will occur at the Lyceum in the Student Union at 7:30PM. Admission is free for all students and the general public.