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Upcoming Civic Engagement Events

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am - Film Showing and Discussion
In person film showing:
February 17, 2021
7 - 9 pm

Virtual Movie Access:
February 19 - 21, 2021
To access the movie, click here.

Zoom Discussion: 
February 22, 2021
7 - 8 pm
Join us in the conversation by clicking here.

In honor of Black History Month, the Office of Multicultural Programs, the Student Activities Office and Campus Attractions are hosting the Toni Morrison film showing and discussion. Join us and celebrate Black History Month by learning the history of those who have impacted our society. We will be hosting an in person film showing on February 17th. If you are unable to join us on the 17th, you will have the opportunity to watch the film virtually starting on the 19th through the 21st. You will need to log in with your NDSU credentials to access the movie. Check back the week of the event for the movie link. Lastly, to close the event, you can attend the film discussion over Zoom on February 22nd. 

Rage Against the Machine: Technology, Rebellion and the Industrial Revolution
March 2, 2021
5 pm - 8 pm
Prairie Rose - Memorial Union

A reacting to the past game/student simulation. Experience life among the different classes of people living and working in Manchester, England during the early years of the Industrial Revolution. Dinner is included. All students must sign up by February 23, 2021. Confirm your participation here. Sponsored by Student Activities Civic Engagement, the Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth, and the Center for Public Choice and Private Enterprise. 

Previous Civic Engagement Events

Hillbilly Elegy
January 26, 2021

5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Prairie Rose - Memorial Union

New York Times best-seller Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis is a 2016 memoir by J.D. Vance about growing up in America's white working class. A deeply moving memoir with its share of humor and vividly colorful figures, Hillbilly Elegy is the story of how upward mobility really feels. It tackles the struggles of a family and culture trying to escape a legacy of abuse, alcoholism, poverty and trauma. A film version was adapted in 2020 and is available on Netflix. 

We are hosting a one-night discussion of the book and film Hillbilly Elegy. Students who sign up will receive a free copy of J.D. Vance's book. The event will begin with a book discussion at 5 p.m., followed by dinner and a showing of the film. This event is open to all NDSU students who register. Secure your copy of the book by clicking here

Sponsored by the Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth, Center for Public Choice and Private Enterprise, and Student Activities - Civic Engagement. 


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