'Strange Like Me' promotes acceptance
In celebration of National Diversity Day (Oct. 5), Minot State University is sponsoring "Strange Like Me," an interactive theatrical performance in Aleshire Theater, 3 p.m. GTC Dramatic Dialogues, a Minneapolis theater troupe, will present the program. This event is designed to encourage students to examine and discuss their feelings and actions when confronting people who are "different" from themselves. Two scenes follow six students as they navigate the sometimes difficult terrain of multicultural campus relationships. During talk-backs, audience members can confront the characters and voice their own opinions on issues of racism, sexism and homophobia. The diversity discussion is capped off by a short theatrical scene that reveals the lasting scars prejudice leaves on its victims.
For more information, contact Bethany Keusch, global education coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-4645 or Annette Mennem, Native American Center director, at email@example.com or 858-3112.