A collaboration between College of Arts and Sciences students, faculty, staff, alumni and others in our community promoting voters’ rights. We’re creating projects, performances and events celebrating different voices — especially in underrepresented communities.
Prepare yourself before voting. Celebrate women’s right to vote. Discuss racism and diversity issues. Explore the arts. It’s all at our Fall Arts Festival—with most events taking place online this year due to the coronavirus.
Raise Your Voice
It is vital to create space for voices to be heard, particularly in the current social climate.
“This year presents us with new opportunities to think outside the box,” said Maggie Lally, College of Arts and Sciences associate dean and festival co-organizer, by “doing some things we couldn’t do live.”
Our festival “will be centered on speaking up on important social justice issues during this poignant moment in history and momentous election year,” said Kellyann Monaghan, art and art history chair and festival co-organizer.
Fall Arts Festival Highlights
- Allies Conversation: Taking a Stand with Transgender Rights Artist and Activist Imara Jones
- Constitution Day: A Century of Votes for Women with Christina Wolbrecht: online synchronous with Q&A
- Film Screening: Asian American Civil Rights Documentary ‘Beyond Activism: Four Decades of Social Justice
- International Student Forum
- International Perspectives on Advocacy and Activism
- International Perspectives on Social Movements and Social Action
- Keynote Speaker: Vanessa German
- Post-Election Analysis: with the Political Science Department
- Prep for the Election
- Presidential and Vice Presidential Debate Watch Parties
- Primetime at Adelphi
- Student Virtual Art Exhibit: Your Voice Matters Poster Drawing Contest
- Student Voices on Arts and Social Justice: art student panel discussion
- Suppressed 2020: The Fight to Vote: film screening
- Virtual Spoken Word with Joan ‘Lyric’ Leslie
- Art In Public Spaces
- Cast Your Vote Election Simulator
- Dance Film
- Diverse Voices Project: This past July, Adelphi students took quotes from primary sources written by persons of color about voting. Check out @adelphicsi’s Instagram story to hear from your peers.
- Raising Voices USA
- Sculpture Installation: The Piñata Project Addressing Issues of Voter Rights and Societal Rebirth During COVID-19