News briefs, Feb. 1

Monday, Feb. 2

Teach and Learn in Korea Program (TALK) Informational Meeting

Korea Ministry of Education sponsored scholarship based Study Abroad program which will address teaching students in the public elementary school of rural areas of Korea for 15 classes a week. The program offers free round-trip air fare, housing, settlement fee and a $1500 monthly stipend and will be from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m in room 122 of the Porter building.

A Black History Month Expert Panel Discussion - "Assessing Barack Obama's 2-term presidency: how would history judge it?"

Kicking off Black History Month, Panelists will discuss President Barack Obama's presidency. Pannelists include Barbara Patrick, Jerome Reide, Eric Brown, Solange Simoes, Ravi Perry, Patrick Pieh and moderator Victor Okafor. The discussion will be held in room 310A of the Student Center from 12p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free refreshments will be available. Contact Victor Okafor at 734-487-3460 for questions.

Sex Posi+ive: What's your kink? BDSM, 50 Shades of Grey and more!

Love it or hate it, 50 Shades of Grey made some serious waves. Find out what the BDSM community has to say and learn about the mysterious world of kinky sex in room 320 of the Student Center from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contact Ellen Lassiter Collier at 734-487-0364 if you have any questions.

Tuesday, Feb. 3

Black History Month Panel Discussion

Students for Life is sponsoring "A Woman's Choice?", a Black History Month panel discussion on abortion. The panelists include ministers, community leaders and the president of Students for Life in Halle Library room G03 at 7 p.m. Contact Alice Jo Rainville at 734-487-0430 for details.

Wednesday, Feb. 4

Ann Arbor Vitae Women’s Center, Family Planning and Pregnancy Support

Ann Arbor Vitae Women’s Center is a pregnancy counseling center that empowers women with the knowledge, tools and caring support needed to embrace a bright future into motherhood. The center will be in room 300 of Halle Library from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Contact Simone Dixon at 734-487-4282 with questions.

Thursday, Feb. 5

The Vagina Monologues: Untold Monologues

TVM gave women the chance to talk about their vaginas… but only some women. Women who aren’t straight, cis, white or American did not get their fair share of the mic. Not anymore. The event will be in room 310B of the Student Center from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Contact Ellen Lassiter Collier at 734-487-0364 for details.

Compiled by Curt Allain

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