Student Chat with Ijeoma Oluo: Feb 4th, 2:30pm
New York Times bestselling author and cultural critic, Ijeoma Oluo, is coming to campus on February 4th! She will be joining her brother, Ahamefule Oluo, for an event entitled "On Being Mixed Race," hosted by The Clarice in partnership with Diversity Training & Education in ODI, The Graduate School, and Voices for Social Change.

Ijeoma has requested to meet with a small group of both undergraduate and graduate students in the afternoon for a chance to have a more closed setting for engagement. Students who have a particular interest in issues related to the event (mixed race identity, racial justice, for example) are especially encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity.

Space is limited, so expressing interest via the form does not necessarily guarantee an RSVP. Participants will be selected based on the relevance of their interests and involvement with the event topic.

If you are interested in the student chat (Feb 4th at 2:30pm in Nyumburu) please fill out the form below.

"On Being Mixed Race" with both Ijeoma and Ahamefule Oluo will be at 5:30 pm in the Stamp Atrium and is a campus-wide event open to the public. If you are also attending this event, see here:

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What is your year & area of study?
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Are you familiar with Ijeoma Oluo?
Describe what about racial justice and/or mixed race identities interests you.
This can be related to your academic work, personal experiences or goals, etc.
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What is one question or conversation you might have for Ijeoma?
Students will meet once beforehand with a staff member in ODI to discuss how to make best use of this opportunity-- if you're not sure what you would want to talk about with Ijeoma, that is okay!
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Briefly describe what identities are salient to you.
Identities might include things like religion, sexual orientation, race, gender, etc. We ask this question to ensure that there is as much meaningful diversity as possible in this group. We will not share your information beyond this form.
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