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Past Programs

2017-18

Spinning Stories
A year-long invitation to examine what story we want to tell with our lives. How do our identities influence how we interpret stories? To whose stories do we listen, and whose do we ignore or silence? And how does listening affect us, challenge us, and cause us to reinterpret our own stories? How can we spin new stories together?

Date Event
Aug. 30, 2017

Cool It At the CVC: Your New Favorite Study Space

Freezy pops. Comfy chairs. Cool people. Chill. A Week of Welcome signature program.

CVC
Sept. 16, 2017

Celebrating Stories Community Day

A day full of stories–reading, telling, sharing and connecting. A family-friendly open house on campus that had DIY books, bookmarks and more during the entire day.

Story-Thon
SNC students read aloud books about difference and diversity, connection and friendship.

StoryCorps Live
The nationally-recognized org visited campus to share their history and mission, as well as presented their year-long storytelling collaboration with the Cassandra Voss Center.

Academic Partners: Emmaus Center for Spiritual Life & Vocation and the Center for Norbertine Studies
storycorps.jpg
Sept. 18, 2017

Cassandra Voss Center Benefit Concert featuring Deuves Wild! Dueling Pianos

A wonderful annual celebration with terrific music benefiting a transformative center.
Deuces wild logo
Oct. 2, 2017

Art as Subversive Storytelling: Eric J. Garcia

"My art is historically based and politically charged, with the goal of creating dialogue about contemporary issues. I try to visually examine the versions of "American" history that have been overlooked, whitewashed, or flat-out deleted."

Artist, air force veteran, and Alburquerquean Eric Garcia, MFA, is a multi-faceted and award-winning artist who uses posters, political cartoons and public murals to educate and challenge spectators. Garcia discussed the power of storytelling through art during his visit to campus.

Academic Partners: St. Norbert College Art Department
eric
Nov. 29, 2017
Chat and Chow

Students gathered over a family-style dinner to learn about and engage in authentic dialogue. The dinner provided tools for deep listening, asking open and honest questions and other cooperative dialogue methods. The event was part of the CVC Olive Branch Initiative, aimed at bridging divides and promoting genuine dialogue.
chatchows

Mon., Dec. 4, 2017

Olive Branch Series: Fr. James Martin 

Bringing together members of the St. Norbert College and Green Bay community, this Skyped event engaged participants in conversation about LGBTQ persons and the Catholic church in order to foster a community of understanding and empathy. Co-sponsored with Titletown Publishing.

Fr. James Martin

Thurs., Feb. 1, 2018

Book Reception: The Great Vanishing Act: Blood Quantum and the Future of Native Nations. 

A book reading, dialogue and reception with co-editors Norbert Hill and Kathleen Ratteree. Their newly published book brings together various writers from around the world who explore and grapple with what it means to be indigenous in the 21st century.  

invitation
Mon., Feb. 12 or Tues., Feb. 13
Reclaiming Conversation Faculty/Staff Book Discussion

Discussion of the book, Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk In a Digital Age, written by digital-culture scholar and MIT professor, Sherry Turkle. This event focused on thinking about how to reclaim authentic conversation, relationship, empathy and productivity in the age of technology.
Reclaiming conversation
Feb. 15, 2018
Human Library

Community members from around the Greater Green Bay area shared their stories from the margins as “human books.” Readers listened to human books and engaged in transformative conversations.
Human Library
March 21, 2018
Spinning Stories with Professor M. Shawn Copeland

M. Shawn Copeland, Ph.D., is Professor of Systematic Theology in the Department of Theology at Boston College. Copeland is recognized as one of the most important influences in North America in drawing attention to issues related to the religious, cultural and social experience of African American Catholics. Copeland focused on three questions related to our theme of Spinning Stories: What is your vocational story as a Catholic, womanist theologian? What are the stories that have most profoundly shaped your identity and vocation? And, whose stories do you think we must listen to today in order to do theology – and be church – in a compelling and authentic way?
copeland
April 12, 2018
SNC StoryCorps Culminating Showcase

An immersive, community showcase where community members reflected on their experiences recording stories and those gathered listened to selected StoryCorps interviews – highlighting those related to identity, underrepresented voices and overlooked experiences.
storycorps.jpg

April 17, 2018

From Certainty to Faith: Sr. Joan Chittister in Dialogue

Joan Chittister, O.S.B., told stories alongside St. Norbert College alum, Breanna Mekuly '12. Sr. Joan shared her vocational story as a Benedictine nun, spiritual writer and prophetic peacemaker. She also reflected on whose stories need to be heard in order to live out gospels with authenticity.

joanchittister

2016-17

Masculinity: Untied Now
Masculinity is trending. Think fatherng, athletic risk, incarceration, gendered violence, evolving norms- all on our minds, among our families, in the news. What's new? We need public dialogue guided by experts to create a just community, together. Yearlong programs highlight Masculinities Studies: examining questions related to men, masculinity, and identity. #untied #masculinity now 

DateEvent
2016-17 Program Theme Masculinity: Untied Now

Masculinity is trending. Think fathering, athletic risk, incarceration, gendered violence, evolving norms - all on our minds, among our families, in the news. What’s next? We need public dialogue guided by experts to create a just community, together. Yearlong programs highlighted Masculinity Studies: examining questions related to men, masculinity and identity.
UntiedLogo

Aug. 31, 2016

Cool It At The CVC: Your New Favorite Study Space

Freezy pops. Comfy chairs. Cool people. Chill. A Week of Welcome signature program. 

 

CVCatNight

Sept. 16, 2016

 

Cassandra Voss Center Benefit Concert

An annual celebration with terrific music that benefits a transformative center. Featured Andy Davis & Street Corner Symphony. 

Collaborator: AmeriLux International

 

concert

Sept. 17, 2016

 

Wonder Crew Toy Midwest Launch: Featuring CEO & inventor Laurel Wider

Exclusive Midwest toy launch: Wonder Crew, targeted to boys with the adventure of an action figure + emotional connection of a stuffed animal.


Corporate Sponsor: Immel ConstructionAcademic Sponsor: SNC Schneider School of Business

wondercrew

Fall Semester 2016

Dr. Harry Brod: Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Masculinity Studies

Dr. Harry Brod was the first ever Distinguished Visiting Scholar for a semester at St. Norbert. A Masculinity Studies founding figure and author/editor of eight books, Brod taught the College’s first ever Masculinities courses and study groups as well as gave talks on violence, anti-racism, & Judaic Studies..

Learn more: Masculinity Study Group for SNC faculty/staff

brod

Nov. 2-3, 2016

 

Masculinity Summit

Masculinities Studies founders Harry Brod, Michael Kaufman and Michael Kimmel, this historic two-day summit started with a historic founders dialogue and continued with a community conversation and workshop series with community partners on how masculinity impacts our lives.


Co-sponsor: SNC Counseling & Psychological Services NCAA GrantCollaborators: SNC Athletics, Fox Valley Voices of Men

summit

Feb. 4, 2017

 

LSE's Student Leadership Conference

Juan Ramos of "A Call to Men", an anti-violence organization, discussed networking, skill-building and leadership training while on campus for the annual Student Leadership Conference.


Sponsored by: SNC's Office of Leadership, Student Engagement and First Year Experience
Co-sponsored by Cassandra Voss Center. 

Ramos

Feb. 15, 2017


SNC Human Library

Green Bay community members shared stories from the margins as “human books,” readers listened & engaged toward transformation.

Co-sponsor: SNC Mulva Library

 

 

library

March 3, 2017

 

 

Power Yak 2017

Robyn Davis, President of Freedom House Ministries, talked about connecting Greater Green Bay women leaders and SNC female students to yak: talk and learn from one another. 

 

poweryak

March 3-5, 2017

Green Bay Film Festival

A regional film festival held at St. Norbert College. The Cassandra Voss Center sponsored a special advanced screening that featured two short films "Solitary" and "If I Retaliate" folllowed by a panel of experts.

 

filmfest

April 3-7, 2017


bell hooks Residency 2017

Social justice scholar and writer of over 40 books, bell hooks returned for her final visit in a four-year historic residency series with SNC's Cassandra Voss Center, sister center to the bell hooks Institute at Berea College. hooks spoke about identity, loveand spirituality. She also discussed her dialogues with artists, scholars and writers.

 

bhr
May 6, 2017

OpEd Project Part II

Michele Weldon, Ph.D, in a returned seminar hosted by the Cassandra Voss Center. 

pen

2015-16

Delight in the Fight
We're obsessed with funny. Clips, tweets, vines, books, snaps, meme - all going viral. But how do we think about humor, its limits, and its power? Do we see comedy and joy working in the midst of violence or revolution? Who resists, laughs, and survives in the face of injustice? Yearlong programs explore comedians, creators, tricksters, and outlaws as models of gumption, hilarity, resilience.  

Date Event
2015-16 Program Theme Delight in the Fight

We’re obsessed with funny. Clips, tweets, vines, books, snaps, memes-- all going viral. But how do we think about humor, its limits, and its power? Do we see comedy and joy working in the midst of violence or revolution? Who resists, laughs, and survives in the face of injustice? This yearlong programs explored comedians, creators, tricksters and outlaws as models of gumption, hilarity, resilience. Disarming injustice with humor and joy.
delight in the fight

Sept. 18, 2015

Mirrors, Monsters, & Webcams: Consequences of Tweenage Twerking on YouTube

Featured Kyra Gaunt

mirrors monsters webcams

Sept. 18, 2015

Cassandra Voss Center Celebration Benefit Concert

Benefit concert that featured Street Corner Symphony.

Concert

Sept. 19, 2015

SNC Day: Jump Around! Double Dutch Delight Day/ Whose Turn in the Ropes

Featured Double Dutch to Dreams, Kyra Gaunt and DJ Afrekete

jump around

Sept. 25, 2015

Who’s Laughing Now!?: On Gender & Humor

Featured Dr. Gina Barreca

In partnership with the Women's Fund of Greater Green Bay Community Foundation

who's laughing now

Oct. 2, 2015

That’s Not Funny!: Humor, Satire, & Sexual Violence

Featured Joe Samalin of Breakthrough

that's not funny!

Nov. 11, 2015

You just tweeted WHAT?!: race, gender, & comedians in the digital age

Featured Beck Krefting & Micia Mosely, Ph.D.

delight in the fight
Jan. 18, 2016

"Freedom is a Constant Struggle": Reading & Hearing civil rights icon Dr. Angela Davis

Reading Group + Community Lecture

Angela Davis

Feb. 25, 2016

Human Library

Co-sponsor: SNC Mulva Library

Wisconsin's First Human Library, of International Human Library Organization

National Coverage of SNC Human Library: Today.com

Human Library
March 14, 2016

Sasheer Zamata Video Fest

Featured Saturday Night Live's Sasheer Zamata

 

Video Fest
April 1, 2016

Power Yak 2016 

Check out past Power Yak's here.

Sponsored by Schneider National 

Power Yak 2016
April 18-22, 2016

bell hooks Residency 2016 

Featured bell hooks in dialogue with Parker J. Palmer and Hari Kondabolu.

bell hooks Residency 2016

2014-15

Kapow: Who’s Your Hero?
Yearlong programs focusing on heroes, power, comics, and identity. Kapow! Wonder Woman. Batman. Storm. Hulk. Amidst capes, masks, and spandex unfold epic tales of our heroes and their stories. Through the lens of fantastical identity narratives, superheroes and comics provide a vehicle to talk about gender, race, sexuality, and class. These heroes are poised to speak. Who's your hero? 

Date Event

May 9, 2015

Power to the Pen: OpEd Project Workshop

Featured Deborah Siegel, Ph.D.

oped

April 20-24, 2015


bell hooks Residency 2015

Featured bell hooks, Gloria Steinem, and Beth Richie

bhr

March 27, 2015

Power Yak 2015

Featured Kavita Carlson

Speed networking with Green Bay women leaders & SNC women students in STEM.

py

March 6, 2015

 

Gender & Comics: The Hero you Think you Need

Featured Professor Anne Elizabeth Moore

aem

March 4, 2015

Human Library

Featured community members as "books." Don't Judge a Book by its Cover!

hl

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
3 p.m. 

SkypeTacular! Behind the Mask: (Re)Creating the first Asian-American Superhero

Featured Gene Luen Yang

gl

Feb. 19, 2015

Guitar Hero Workshop: Write Lyrics Like you Mean It

Featured Carrie Newcomer

guitar

Dec. 5, 2014

Flame On!': Nuclear Families, Unstable Molecules, and Queer History of 'The Fantastic Four.'

Featured Dr. Ramzi Fawaz

fawaz

Nov. 7, 2014

“People of the Comic Book”: It’s a Man! Is He Jewish? It’s Supermensch!

Featured Harry Brod

sup

Oct. 31, 2014

SkypeTacular! “Ms. Marvel and the League of Marvel Women Speak”

Featured Marvel Entertainment's Sana Amanat

mzm

Sept. 13, 2014

SuperHero SuperFun Action Fest

Took place during SNC Day.

sncday

Sept. 12, 2014

SkypeTacular! "Super Black" Pop culture and Black Superheroes

Featured Adilifu Nama

blk

2013-14

Year of bell hooks

Date  Event

May 20, 2014

Home Base

The Cassandra Voss partnered with the Sport & Society Conference at St. Norbert College bring players from the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League visited campus.

power yak poster
May 2, 2014

Power Yak 2014

Keynote by Celestine Jeffreys, Networking Facilitated by CVC staff.
py
April 15-17, 2014
 
year of bell hooks

In its inaugural year, the Cassandra Voss Center presented programs that celebrate bell hooks, the prolific scholar, social justice advocate, feminist and canonical writer, culminating with her visit to St. Norbert College.

bell hooks poster
April 1, 2014

Undergraduate Research Forum Presentation

Featured George Yancy

April 1, 2014

"Fear of Black Bodies and the Problem of Whiteness"

Lecture co-sponsored Killeen Chair & Cassandra Voss Center
yancy
March 26, 2014
Prof, PJs and the Prez

A reading of children's books by bell hooks
prez
March 13, 2014
 
Unlearning Homophobia

Talk by St. Norbert alum, Billy Korinko '09.
un
March 13, 2013

Writing Beyond Race

Book discussion led by St. Norbert alum, Billy Korinko ’09.
race
Feb. 21, 2014

Trans 101

This series included a book discussion with pizza and a public talk.
trans
Dec. 4, 2013
    
Reel to Real: "42: The Jackie Robinson Story"

A movie screening, discussion and treats.
reel
Nov. 22, 2013 Lean In: Is that what it takes?

Book discussion
lean
Oct. 28, 2013 You Don't Know MACK[lemore]

An analysis. A contest. A response.
mack
Oct. 14, 2013

Making Masculinity: Men, masculinities, and a future without homophobia

An interactive historical look at how men & masculinity have been created throughout American history
macs
Oct. 11-13, 2013
 
The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love

Event related to men, masculinity and love.
will
Sept. 21, 2013

Disrupting the Pink Aisle: Gender, Toys, & How We Play

The Midwest launch of GoldieBlox with a talk by GoldieBlox CEO, Debbie Sterling.
pink
Sept. 20, 2013

Build a Movement: How to Invent a Toy, Launch a Business and Start a Revolution in 30 Days

A talk with GoldieBlox CEO, Debbie Sterling.
deb

2017-18

Spinning Stories
A year-long invitation to examine what story we want to tell with our lives. How do our identities influence how we interpret stories? To whose stories do we listen, and whose do we ignore or silence? And how does listening affect us, challenge us, and cause us to reinterpret our own stories? How can we spin new stories together?

Date Event
Aug. 30, 2017

Cool It At the CVC: Your New Favorite Study Space

Freezy pops. Comfy chairs. Cool people. Chill. A Week of Welcome signature program.

CVC
Sept. 16, 2017

Celebrating Stories Community Day

A day full of stories–reading, telling, sharing and connecting. A family-friendly open house on campus that had DIY books, bookmarks and more during the entire day.

Story-Thon
SNC students read aloud books about difference and diversity, connection and friendship.

StoryCorps Live
The nationally-recognized org visited campus to share their history and mission, as well as presented their year-long storytelling collaboration with the Cassandra Voss Center.

Academic Partners: Emmaus Center for Spiritual Life & Vocation and the Center for Norbertine Studies
storycorps.jpg
Sept. 18, 2017

Cassandra Voss Center Benefit Concert featuring Deuves Wild! Dueling Pianos

A wonderful annual celebration with terrific music benefiting a transformative center.
Deuces wild logo
Oct. 2, 2017

Art as Subversive Storytelling: Eric J. Garcia

"My art is historically based and politically charged, with the goal of creating dialogue about contemporary issues. I try to visually examine the versions of "American" history that have been overlooked, whitewashed, or flat-out deleted."

Artist, air force veteran, and Alburquerquean Eric Garcia, MFA, is a multi-faceted and award-winning artist who uses posters, political cartoons and public murals to educate and challenge spectators. Garcia discussed the power of storytelling through art during his visit to campus.

Academic Partners: St. Norbert College Art Department
eric
Nov. 29, 2017
Chat and Chow

Students gathered over a family-style dinner to learn about and engage in authentic dialogue. The dinner provided tools for deep listening, asking open and honest questions and other cooperative dialogue methods. The event was part of the CVC Olive Branch Initiative, aimed at bridging divides and promoting genuine dialogue.
chatchows

Mon., Dec. 4, 2017

Olive Branch Series: Fr. James Martin 

Bringing together members of the St. Norbert College and Green Bay community, this Skyped event engaged participants in conversation about LGBTQ persons and the Catholic church in order to foster a community of understanding and empathy. Co-sponsored with Titletown Publishing.

Fr. James Martin

Thurs., Feb. 1, 2018

Book Reception: The Great Vanishing Act: Blood Quantum and the Future of Native Nations. 

A book reading, dialogue and reception with co-editors Norbert Hill and Kathleen Ratteree. Their newly published book brings together various writers from around the world who explore and grapple with what it means to be indigenous in the 21st century.  

invitation
Mon., Feb. 12 or Tues., Feb. 13
Reclaiming Conversation Faculty/Staff Book Discussion

Discussion of the book, Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk In a Digital Age, written by digital-culture scholar and MIT professor, Sherry Turkle. This event focused on thinking about how to reclaim authentic conversation, relationship, empathy and productivity in the age of technology.
Reclaiming conversation
Feb. 15, 2018
Human Library

Community members from around the Greater Green Bay area shared their stories from the margins as “human books.” Readers listened to human books and engaged in transformative conversations.
Human Library
March 21, 2018
Spinning Stories with Professor M. Shawn Copeland

M. Shawn Copeland, Ph.D., is Professor of Systematic Theology in the Department of Theology at Boston College. Copeland is recognized as one of the most important influences in North America in drawing attention to issues related to the religious, cultural and social experience of African American Catholics. Copeland focused on three questions related to our theme of Spinning Stories: What is your vocational story as a Catholic, womanist theologian? What are the stories that have most profoundly shaped your identity and vocation? And, whose stories do you think we must listen to today in order to do theology – and be church – in a compelling and authentic way?
copeland
April 12, 2018
SNC StoryCorps Culminating Showcase

An immersive, community showcase where community members reflected on their experiences recording stories and those gathered listened to selected StoryCorps interviews – highlighting those related to identity, underrepresented voices and overlooked experiences.
storycorps.jpg

April 17, 2018

From Certainty to Faith: Sr. Joan Chittister in Dialogue

Joan Chittister, O.S.B., told stories alongside St. Norbert College alum, Breanna Mekuly '12. Sr. Joan shared her vocational story as a Benedictine nun, spiritual writer and prophetic peacemaker. She also reflected on whose stories need to be heard in order to live out gospels with authenticity.

joanchittister

2016-17

Masculinity: Untied Now
Masculinity is trending. Think fatherng, athletic risk, incarceration, gendered violence, evolving norms- all on our minds, among our families, in the news. What's new? We need public dialogue guided by experts to create a just community, together. Yearlong programs highlight Masculinities Studies: examining questions related to men, masculinity, and identity. #untied #masculinity now 

DateEvent
2016-17 Program Theme Masculinity: Untied Now

Masculinity is trending. Think fathering, athletic risk, incarceration, gendered violence, evolving norms - all on our minds, among our families, in the news. What’s next? We need public dialogue guided by experts to create a just community, together. Yearlong programs highlighted Masculinity Studies: examining questions related to men, masculinity and identity.
UntiedLogo

Aug. 31, 2016

Cool It At The CVC: Your New Favorite Study Space

Freezy pops. Comfy chairs. Cool people. Chill. A Week of Welcome signature program. 

 

CVCatNight

Sept. 16, 2016

 

Cassandra Voss Center Benefit Concert

An annual celebration with terrific music that benefits a transformative center. Featured Andy Davis & Street Corner Symphony. 

Collaborator: AmeriLux International

 

concert

Sept. 17, 2016

 

Wonder Crew Toy Midwest Launch: Featuring CEO & inventor Laurel Wider

Exclusive Midwest toy launch: Wonder Crew, targeted to boys with the adventure of an action figure + emotional connection of a stuffed animal.


Corporate Sponsor: Immel ConstructionAcademic Sponsor: SNC Schneider School of Business

wondercrew

Fall Semester 2016

Dr. Harry Brod: Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Masculinity Studies

Dr. Harry Brod was the first ever Distinguished Visiting Scholar for a semester at St. Norbert. A Masculinity Studies founding figure and author/editor of eight books, Brod taught the College’s first ever Masculinities courses and study groups as well as gave talks on violence, anti-racism, & Judaic Studies..

Learn more: Masculinity Study Group for SNC faculty/staff

brod

Nov. 2-3, 2016

 

Masculinity Summit

Masculinities Studies founders Harry Brod, Michael Kaufman and Michael Kimmel, this historic two-day summit started with a historic founders dialogue and continued with a community conversation and workshop series with community partners on how masculinity impacts our lives.


Co-sponsor: SNC Counseling & Psychological Services NCAA GrantCollaborators: SNC Athletics, Fox Valley Voices of Men

summit

Feb. 4, 2017

 

LSE's Student Leadership Conference

Juan Ramos of "A Call to Men", an anti-violence organization, discussed networking, skill-building and leadership training while on campus for the annual Student Leadership Conference.


Sponsored by: SNC's Office of Leadership, Student Engagement and First Year Experience
Co-sponsored by Cassandra Voss Center. 

Ramos

Feb. 15, 2017


SNC Human Library

Green Bay community members shared stories from the margins as “human books,” readers listened & engaged toward transformation.

Co-sponsor: SNC Mulva Library

 

 

library

March 3, 2017

 

 

Power Yak 2017

Robyn Davis, President of Freedom House Ministries, talked about connecting Greater Green Bay women leaders and SNC female students to yak: talk and learn from one another. 

 

poweryak

March 3-5, 2017

Green Bay Film Festival

A regional film festival held at St. Norbert College. The Cassandra Voss Center sponsored a special advanced screening that featured two short films "Solitary" and "If I Retaliate" folllowed by a panel of experts.

 

filmfest

April 3-7, 2017


bell hooks Residency 2017

Social justice scholar and writer of over 40 books, bell hooks returned for her final visit in a four-year historic residency series with SNC's Cassandra Voss Center, sister center to the bell hooks Institute at Berea College. hooks spoke about identity, loveand spirituality. She also discussed her dialogues with artists, scholars and writers.

 

bhr
May 6, 2017

OpEd Project Part II

Michele Weldon, Ph.D, in a returned seminar hosted by the Cassandra Voss Center. 

pen

2015-16

Delight in the Fight
We're obsessed with funny. Clips, tweets, vines, books, snaps, meme - all going viral. But how do we think about humor, its limits, and its power? Do we see comedy and joy working in the midst of violence or revolution? Who resists, laughs, and survives in the face of injustice? Yearlong programs explore comedians, creators, tricksters, and outlaws as models of gumption, hilarity, resilience.  

Date Event
2015-16 Program Theme Delight in the Fight

We’re obsessed with funny. Clips, tweets, vines, books, snaps, memes-- all going viral. But how do we think about humor, its limits, and its power? Do we see comedy and joy working in the midst of violence or revolution? Who resists, laughs, and survives in the face of injustice? This yearlong programs explored comedians, creators, tricksters and outlaws as models of gumption, hilarity, resilience. Disarming injustice with humor and joy.
delight in the fight

Sept. 18, 2015

Mirrors, Monsters, & Webcams: Consequences of Tweenage Twerking on YouTube

Featured Kyra Gaunt

mirrors monsters webcams

Sept. 18, 2015

Cassandra Voss Center Celebration Benefit Concert

Benefit concert that featured Street Corner Symphony.

Concert

Sept. 19, 2015

SNC Day: Jump Around! Double Dutch Delight Day/ Whose Turn in the Ropes

Featured Double Dutch to Dreams, Kyra Gaunt and DJ Afrekete

jump around

Sept. 25, 2015

Who’s Laughing Now!?: On Gender & Humor

Featured Dr. Gina Barreca

In partnership with the Women's Fund of Greater Green Bay Community Foundation

who's laughing now

Oct. 2, 2015

That’s Not Funny!: Humor, Satire, & Sexual Violence

Featured Joe Samalin of Breakthrough

that's not funny!

Nov. 11, 2015

You just tweeted WHAT?!: race, gender, & comedians in the digital age

Featured Beck Krefting & Micia Mosely, Ph.D.

delight in the fight
Jan. 18, 2016

"Freedom is a Constant Struggle": Reading & Hearing civil rights icon Dr. Angela Davis

Reading Group + Community Lecture

Angela Davis

Feb. 25, 2016

Human Library

Co-sponsor: SNC Mulva Library

Wisconsin's First Human Library, of International Human Library Organization

National Coverage of SNC Human Library: Today.com

Human Library
March 14, 2016

Sasheer Zamata Video Fest

Featured Saturday Night Live's Sasheer Zamata

 

Video Fest
April 1, 2016

Power Yak 2016 

Check out past Power Yak's here.

Sponsored by Schneider National 

Power Yak 2016
April 18-22, 2016

bell hooks Residency 2016 

Featured bell hooks in dialogue with Parker J. Palmer and Hari Kondabolu.

bell hooks Residency 2016

2014-15

Kapow: Who’s Your Hero?
Yearlong programs focusing on heroes, power, comics, and identity. Kapow! Wonder Woman. Batman. Storm. Hulk. Amidst capes, masks, and spandex unfold epic tales of our heroes and their stories. Through the lens of fantastical identity narratives, superheroes and comics provide a vehicle to talk about gender, race, sexuality, and class. These heroes are poised to speak. Who's your hero? 

Date Event

May 9, 2015

Power to the Pen: OpEd Project Workshop

Featured Deborah Siegel, Ph.D.

oped

April 20-24, 2015


bell hooks Residency 2015

Featured bell hooks, Gloria Steinem, and Beth Richie

bhr

March 27, 2015

Power Yak 2015

Featured Kavita Carlson

Speed networking with Green Bay women leaders & SNC women students in STEM.

py

March 6, 2015

 

Gender & Comics: The Hero you Think you Need

Featured Professor Anne Elizabeth Moore

aem

March 4, 2015

Human Library

Featured community members as "books." Don't Judge a Book by its Cover!

hl

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
3 p.m. 

SkypeTacular! Behind the Mask: (Re)Creating the first Asian-American Superhero

Featured Gene Luen Yang

gl

Feb. 19, 2015

Guitar Hero Workshop: Write Lyrics Like you Mean It

Featured Carrie Newcomer

guitar

Dec. 5, 2014

Flame On!': Nuclear Families, Unstable Molecules, and Queer History of 'The Fantastic Four.'

Featured Dr. Ramzi Fawaz

fawaz

Nov. 7, 2014

“People of the Comic Book”: It’s a Man! Is He Jewish? It’s Supermensch!

Featured Harry Brod

sup

Oct. 31, 2014

SkypeTacular! “Ms. Marvel and the League of Marvel Women Speak”

Featured Marvel Entertainment's Sana Amanat

mzm

Sept. 13, 2014

SuperHero SuperFun Action Fest

Took place during SNC Day.

sncday

Sept. 12, 2014

SkypeTacular! "Super Black" Pop culture and Black Superheroes

Featured Adilifu Nama

blk

2013-14

Year of bell hooks

Date  Event

May 20, 2014

Home Base

The Cassandra Voss partnered with the Sport & Society Conference at St. Norbert College bring players from the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League visited campus.

power yak poster
May 2, 2014

Power Yak 2014

Keynote by Celestine Jeffreys, Networking Facilitated by CVC staff.
py
April 15-17, 2014
 
year of bell hooks

In its inaugural year, the Cassandra Voss Center presented programs that celebrate bell hooks, the prolific scholar, social justice advocate, feminist and canonical writer, culminating with her visit to St. Norbert College.

bell hooks poster
April 1, 2014

Undergraduate Research Forum Presentation

Featured George Yancy

April 1, 2014

"Fear of Black Bodies and the Problem of Whiteness"

Lecture co-sponsored Killeen Chair & Cassandra Voss Center
yancy
March 26, 2014
Prof, PJs and the Prez

A reading of children's books by bell hooks
prez
March 13, 2014
 
Unlearning Homophobia

Talk by St. Norbert alum, Billy Korinko '09.
un
March 13, 2013

Writing Beyond Race

Book discussion led by St. Norbert alum, Billy Korinko ’09.
race
Feb. 21, 2014

Trans 101

This series included a book discussion with pizza and a public talk.
trans
Dec. 4, 2013
    
Reel to Real: "42: The Jackie Robinson Story"

A movie screening, discussion and treats.
reel
Nov. 22, 2013 Lean In: Is that what it takes?

Book discussion
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Oct. 28, 2013 You Don't Know MACK[lemore]

An analysis. A contest. A response.
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Oct. 14, 2013

Making Masculinity: Men, masculinities, and a future without homophobia

An interactive historical look at how men & masculinity have been created throughout American history
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Oct. 11-13, 2013
 
The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love

Event related to men, masculinity and love.
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Sept. 21, 2013

Disrupting the Pink Aisle: Gender, Toys, & How We Play

The Midwest launch of GoldieBlox with a talk by GoldieBlox CEO, Debbie Sterling.
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Sept. 20, 2013

Build a Movement: How to Invent a Toy, Launch a Business and Start a Revolution in 30 Days

A talk with GoldieBlox CEO, Debbie Sterling.
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