Day of Dialogue

Friday, September 10 at 10:00am to 4:00pm

Wolfe Center for the Arts, Donnell Theatre
Wolfe Center for the Arts, Bowling Green, OH 43403

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Day of Dialogue is an opportunity for BGSU to engage in our responsibility as a public university for the public good. This event will bring together students, faculty, staff, alumni and community to listen, talk and learn as active participants as we attempt to change the culture around addressing racial issues in the United States.

Attend the virtual session 

Sept. 10, 2021 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Donnell Theatre in the Wolfe Center for the Arts

Keynote: 10:15-11 a.m. | Q&A: 11-11:20 a.m.

Dr. Tony Anderson

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Tony Anderson

“When Your Passion and Purpose Collide: How Hip-Hop Became My Career”

Assistant Principal at the Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center

Former Assistant Artist Manager for The Roots


Day of Dialogue Event Schedule

Attend the virtual session 

10–10:15 a.m. - Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:15–11:15 a.m. - Keynote - Dr. Tony Anderson

11:15–11:30 a.m. - Dr. Anderson Q&A

11:30–11:40 a.m. - Break

11:40 a.m.–12:25 p.m. - Panel: Acknowledging Land and Presence - Dr. Heidi Nees, Jamie Oxendine, Remey Schneider and Jessie Walton

12:25–1 p.m. - Lunch

1–1:45 p.m. - America Undivided: Uniting Our Communities - Tony Lowe

1:50–2:20 p.m. - Creating a New Counter-Narrative - Will Stafford

2:20–2:30 p.m. - Break

2:30–3:15 p.m. - Black Trauma, Black Belonging, and BG - Dr. Frank Dobson

3:20–3:50 p.m. - The Heresy of Black Feminist Creativity: Esther Rolle and Black Belonging in '70s Television - Dr. Angela Nelson

3:50–4 p.m. - Closing Remarks


Sponsored by the Division of Diversity and Belonging and the College of Musical Arts. For more information, contact Ana Brown at acbrown@bgsu.edu.


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This event is part of Weeks of Welcome. This celebration kicks off during move-in week and concludes with Family Weekend on Oct. 9. Learn more about the events>>

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