Meeting the Moment: September 21, 2022

Sept. 21, 2022

Welcome to Meeting the Moment! This weekly series provides articles, event, books, movies, podcasts and more to expand our individual experiences as it relates to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Something to Read
‘This is an old story of heroism, of feminism’: the truth behind The Woman King via The Guardian

  • While most of the characters in the new epic The Woman King are fictional, the overall story of the Agojie warriors is based in fact, and Princeton professor Leonard Wantchekon is known as a leading Agojie scholar — so he provides some additional historical context around the film.
  • Read the story.


Something to Watch
Town Hall about new documentary Making Black America: Through the Grapevine


Something to Listen To
11 outstanding podcasts via podsauce

  • To celebrate Hispanic / Latine Heritage Month, podsauce put together a list of 11 outstanding podcasts “recognizing the outstanding contributions and achievements Hispanic Americans have made to history and culture in the U.S. and around the world.”
  • Some of the podcasts include: “Anything for Selena,” “Alt.Latino,” and “La Brega.”
  • Read the full list.


Dates & Events

  • Sep. 15 – Oct. 15 —Hispanic / Latine Hertiage Month; Fields Center Events
  • Sep. 22 at 5pm (100 Arthur Lewis Auditorium at Robertson Hall) — Artist Talk: Mario Moore; Additional Details
  • Sep. 22 at 5pm (010 East Pyne) — Tuning into the Caribbean: Sonic Practices and Technologies; Additional Details
  • Sep. 23 — Celebrate Bisexuality Day
  • Sep. 23 at 5pm (Betts Auditorium): A Belknap Global Conversation feat. award-winning director and screenwriter Ryusuke Hamaguchi (Drive My Car, 2021); Additional Details
  • Sep. 24 — International Day of Sign Languages
  • Sep. 25 — Sep. 27 — Rosh Hashanah
  • Sep. 26 at 6pm — Latine Town Hall; Additional Details
  • More events on the University calendar.
  • Looking Ahead — Oct. 14 at 8pm (Matthews Theater) — Indigenous Liberation; Additional Details