by Jessica Reppert
Rohrbach Library will be hosting an event as part of the Frederick Douglass Institute (FDI) Colloquium for Spring 2012:
Researching Freedom w/ Alvernia University Librarian Marietta Dooley
- Date: February 8, 2012
- Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
- Place: Rohrbach Library — Room 100B
All are welcome to attend — students, faculty, staff, and administration.
The FDI is a “collaborative effort of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to promote multiculturalism,” according to it’s website. Their own mission statement reads:
“The Frederick Douglass Institute at Kutztown University is an organization that encourages development of equality and diversity among faculty, staff and students through scholarships, research, forums, exhibits, conferences and visiting scholars.
The Frederick Douglass Institute at Kutztown University encourages scholarship and facilitates the exchange of ideas around issues of cultural diversity and social equality among members of the campus community.
The Institute specifically promotes activities such as discussions, forums, conferences, fellowship programs and exhibits in order to increase awareness of multicultural issues and promote racial harmony.”
For more information on the Frederick Douglass Institute at KU, click here.
For more information on the event, visit the Library’s event page.