AUSTIN, Texas—Unity among people of races and ethnicities will be celebrated at The University of Texas at Austin on Thursday (March 23) during the One World, One Night, One Celebration,which begins at 7 p.m. in the Texas Union Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.
Kip Fulbeck, associate professor of art studio and Asian American studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will provide the keynote address, I Hope You Don’t Mind My Asking, But. . .
Fulbeck, who also is a comedian and performance artist, will creatively explore multiraciality and the mixed racial heritage of persons with partial roots in Asian and/or Pacific Islander heritage). Fulbeck’s videos have aired on PBS and earned several awards at film festivals.
The event celebrating diversity education is hosted by Students for Equity and Diversity, which is part of the Multicultural Information Center at UT Austin. The Students for Equity and Diversity seeks to promote awareness and an appreciation of self and others through interactive exercises, discussions, video presentations, skits and peer facilitation.
For additional information, contact Tatem Oldham at the Multicultural Information Center, (512) 232-4300.