Monthly Archives: April 2019


Sexual Assault Action Week Keynote: Deborah Parker

Deborah Parker, seen above with her son, Wetuah Dewey, is a member of the Tulalip Tribes. (Photo by Nancy Bleck, Slangy Sp’ak’wus) Indigenizing Social Justice: Sexual Assault Activism and Human Rights​ Tuesday, April 16Noon-1:30 p.m.Monroe 205Keynote and Q&A Take a journey with Social Activist Deborah Parker as we begin from a place of hope and move toward action. Learn how Ms. Parker inspired a nation.  Food and beverages for this event are provided by our friends in Health, Wellness, and Prevention Services. Activating our Inner Voices to Create Social Change Tuesday, April 162-3 p.m.Monroe 205 Learn how to find and use your inner voice [...]

Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen: The Forgotten People

Wednesday, April 10, noon-2 p.m. PUB NCR – Keynote: Dr. Aisha JumaanThe EWU Political Science Department has invited Dr. Aisha Jumaan to speak on the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen. The theme of this lecture revolves around (1) Saudis’ air-strikes and air, land, and naval blockade; (2) American bombs and logistical support for the Saudi-led coalition; and (3) the starvation of 24 out 29 million Yemenis as we speak. As a scholar native of Yemen and the Director of Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation, Dr. Jumaan has first-hand knowledge of what could be categorized as genocidal war. Given Dr. Jumman’s field experience, [...]

Visiting Artist Matt Lipps comes to EWU

Los Angeles artist Matt Lipps will be on campus at noon on Thursday, April 18, in the Art Building Auditorium (room 116) to talk about his work. Matt Lipps has collected photographs from both high and low sources like Time and Life magazines, and art history books since childhood. With these images Lipps builds three dimensional collages and tableaus, then photographs them using theatrical techniques with a large format analog camera. This unique hybrid of sculpture and photography breathes a new life into familiar and historical images. The thought-provoking arrangement of forms and figures help to reveal how these images have reflected and [...]

Welcome to InsideEWU

This spring, Eastern Washington University is improving the way you access important university info and learn about campus happenings! Eastern 24/7 and a number of other internal websites will be begin to be phased out with the introduction of InsideEWU, which will provide users with a comprehensive overview of all things Eastern.  The following is an InsideEWU FAQ to help you find answers to your questions:  What is InsideEWU? InsideEWU is a new website meant to serve as the starting point for students, faculty and staff when accessing EWU resources online. The site will bring many of the diverse EWU web [...]

Diversity and Inclusion Institute

The Institute for Diversity Education is a four day, 30-hour curriculum session that uses intercultural communication techniques to promote cross-cultural learning and build diversity education and facilitation skills. This is designed to promote cross-cultural understanding and inclusiveness while addressing the needs of campus, local and regional professionals who are interested in and committed to advancing mutual understanding and cultural competence. While held on the Eastern Washington University campus, the session is open to all community members. When: May 28 – 31Location: Eastern Washington University, Cheney campus Reserve your Spot Space is limited to the first 30 people on a first come, first served [...]

EWU to Host the 2019 Pacific & Western Disability Studies Symposium

Eastern Washington University’s Disability Studies program is hosting a two-day symposium to inform participants about disability-studies principles and to provide students, faculty, staff and the Spokane community with a better understanding of disability-rights practices. Scheduled for May 17-18 at the EWU Spokane Campus, the 2019 Pacific & Western Disability Studies Symposium will present work that addresses and informs individuals on a topic that, at times, goes undiscussed.  “EWU is the best in encouraging diversity,” said Elles Starke, an EWU graduate in Addiction Studies and Disability Studies who is helping to organize the event. “As a university, we are in a great position to [...]

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