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Mvuyekure--Pierre-Damien (English Faculty)

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1 African American Children and Families Conference held in SEC
Stoffer--Emma (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:40, p.01
3/2/2020 The ninth annual African American Children and Families Conference was held in the Schindler Education Center on February 28. The theme was "Transforming Communities for the Betterment of the Lives of African American Children and Families;" photo.
2 Panther Portrait: African night this is New Africa
Barikor--Leziga (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 114:49, p.04
4/9/2018 The UNI African Union held their annual African Night. There were skits, music acts, a fashion show and a rap artist.
3 Genocide: 20 years after Rwanda
Wiese--Brooke (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 11:51, p.1
4/20/2015 The Writers Talk series held Pierre-Damien Mvuyekure, author of "Lamentations on the Rwandan Genocide"; photo.
4 UNI Stand holds Congo Week events
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:15, p.1
10/18/2011 Events will be held to raise awareness about the Republic of the Congo. The events are sponsored by the local chapter of the Student-Led Division of the Genocide Intervention Network. Events include films and speakers.
5 Panelists discuss revision of Mark Twain's classic
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:42, p.5
3/8/2011 Replacing the n-word with slave in the classic book makes the book even more difficult to teach. The book deals with race, murder, death, and cruelty. These are heavy topics to discuss and bring emotion into the discussion.
6 UNI announces second annual Diversity Matters award recipients.
Public Relations News Release 2010:189, p.1
1/27/2011 The award is in recognition of their efforts to help the university achieve its diversity-related goals.
7 UNI faculty, staff receive 2008 Regents Excellence Awards
Public Relations News Release 2008:271, p.1
12/11/2008 The awards are presented annually to faculty and to staff members in the professional and scientific ranks, and biennially to a member of the supervisory/confidential merit personnel, who have demonstrated outstanding professional contributions.
8 Black History Month Spotlight
Center for Multicultural Education
Northern Iowan 104:38, p.23
2/26/2008 Abraham Lincoln's legacy explored, a history of Black History shared; brief biographies of two influential African-Americans; photo.
9 Black History Month Spotlight
Center for Multicultural Education
Northern Iowan 104:37, p.10
2/22/2008 The roles of Abraham Lincoln and Carter G. Woodson in Black History Month. Pierre-Damien Mvuyekure and Deborah Berry present contributions to the advancement of Black Americans; photo.
10 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/13/2006 "An Evening of Poetry & African Music" will feature Pierre Damien Mvuyekure.
11 Learn more about African culture, join the African Union
Gathua--Grace M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:6, p.7
9/15/2006 The African Union at UNI strives to ease the transition for international students to college life; photo.
12 Professor examines genocide through poetry
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:54, p.11
4/25/2006 The genocide in Rwanda is reflected in the writings of Pierre-Damien Mvuyekure; photo
13 UNI poetry collection benefits from Iowa Arts Council grant
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/13/2006 Iowa Arts Council will donate money to help publish poetry collection written by UNI English professor.
14 Tuesday, Feb. 21
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
2/20/2006 School Counselors and Administrators Conference will be held; "Rock the House '06" concert will take place; Civic Discourse and Opposing Views series will host discussion of death penalty; "State of Hip Hop" panel discussion will be held at Maucker Union.
15 Panther recognition
Northern Iowan 102:17, p.4
10/25/2005 Recent achievements of UNI staff and students.
16 Mvuyekure named Hubbard Award recipient at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/5/2005 UNI professor of English and African American literature received the Philip G. Hubbard Award for Outstanding Education; brief profile included.
17 Recital to celebrate opening of UNI Center for Multicultural Education
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
11/11/2003 Event will consist of vocal performance by Darryl Taylor followed by a panel discussion, both concerning poet Langston Hughes.
18 Prominent poet passes through UNI
Schmitz--Lisa Marie (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 99:25, p.1
11/26/2002 Ray Young Bear spoke on "Native American Literature and Traditional Tribal Values" on November 21; photo.
19 Class disagrees with English-only legislation
Mvuyekure--Pierre-Damien (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 97:47, p.7
3/30/2001 Believes that forcing immigrants to speak English would destroy an important part of their culture.
20 Pierre-Damien Mvuyekure
Campus News Network 10:6, p.Insert 1
10/25/1999 Pierre-Damien Mvuyekure published a chapter and an article.
21 Black History Month celebration activities to begin soon at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1997:193, p.1
1/28/1998 List of activities and calendar explaining activities for Black History Month.
22 Celebration of Black History Month continues at University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1996:255, p.1
2/5/1997 Scheduled events for Black History Month.
23 Cultural Festival brings world to Union courtyard
Northern Iowan 93:4, p.9
9/13/1996 Ethnic foods and crafts filled the Union courtyard for the Diversity Week Cultural Festival; photo.
24 University of Northern Iowa Black History Month activities underway
Public Relations News Release 1995:197, p.1
2/1/1996 Black History Month is celebrated at UNI.
25 University of Northern Iowa English Department offering summer courses for enrichment of teaching and exploring diversity
Public Relations News Release 1994:534, p.1
6/20/1995 July will bring course offerings in the areas of diversity and multicultural issues at UNI.

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