MEDIA CONTACT: Carol Lewis
FAU Hosts ‘Looking for
Understanding and Acceptance in a Diverse World,’
a Panel Discussion on Being LGBT
Florida Atlantic University Libraries
will host “Looking for Understanding
and Acceptance in a Diverse World” a
panel discussion and open forum on being
lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
WHEN: Thursday, June 17, at 7 p.m.
Wimberly Library Fifth Floor
777 Glades Road
FAU Boca Raton campus
COST: Panel discussion and open forum is free
and open to the public
CONTACT: For more information, contact Sara
Landset at 561-297-3921.
A multicultural, multigenerational panel of community activists , FAU staff and students
will discuss topics relevant to the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender community, and share personal perspectives and obstacles they face in achanging and diverse culture.
FAU Libraries are hosting the panel discussion and forum in June to commemorate Gay and Lesbian Pride Month, and the event is being held in conjunction with “The Harlem Renaissance: As Gay As it Was Black,” the library’s current exhibition on the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s, which was organized by Stonewall Library & Archives in Fort Lauderdale.
“The Harlem Renaissance: As Gay as it was Black” exhibition can be viewed during library hours, which can be found at www.library.fau.edu/geninfo/hours.htm?boca or by calling 561-297-3770.
For more information on the events, call Sara Landset at 561-297-3921.
About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. Building on its rich tradition as a teaching university, with a world-class faculty, FAU hosts 10 colleges: College of Architecture, Urban & Public Affairs, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science, the College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Engineering & Computer Science, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Graduate College, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. For more information, visit www.fau.edu