Dream Week is sponsored by the Office of Diversity Education, the Diversity Enrichment Committee, the Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice, Race and Ethnicity Studies, Feminist Studies, the McMichael Fund, Student Activities, Student Life, and the Latina History Project.

Schedule of Events

Monday, Jan. 18
All Day
In observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, Southwestern University is closed.

Tuesday, Jan. 19
Just the FACTS by FACTUALITY is a facilitated dialogue, crash course, and virtual interactive experience that simulates real-life experiences in America.

Wednesday, Jan. 20

An intersectional space to start conversations about racism that are centered around the lived experiences of students of color on campus.

Thursday, Jan. 21
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Presented by Dr. Melissa Johnson (Anthropology), Kristine Velez, SU 2022 (Anthropology); Saul Zuniga, SU 2022 (History).  The presentation will briefly lay out the broader context of this area in the mid-1800s; and then delve into the specific histories of Rutersville College, McKenzie College, and Soule University. 

Friday, Jan. 22
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a performance from renowned scholar, poet, playwright, and activist Sonia Sanchez! 

Monday, Jan. 25
Readings and reflections from different faith traditions.

Monday, Jan. 25
In collaboration with Dr. Alicia Moore, Chair of SU Education Department

Tuesday, Jan. 26
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Presented by Dr. Brenda Sendejo (Feminist Studies), Angel Cantú, SU 2022 (Feminist Studies/LABS); Corrine Ramirez, SU 2022 (Anthropology/LABS); Adriana Romero, SU 2016 (Anthropology), and Tori Vasquez SU 2016, (LABS/RES).  The Latina History Project (LHP) is a faculty-student digital humanities collaborative that provides archival and educational resources on Chicana/Latina feminism and activism in Texas since the 1960s.