Dr. Buffy Smith, an expert on racial and class disparities in higher education, is visiting the IU Bloomington campus Sept. 28 and 29 for a series of workshops, “Mentoring and Empowering a New Generation of Leaders,” hosted by Faculty Mentoring Initiatives, a program under the auspices of the Office of Mentoring Services and Leadership development in IU’s Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA).

James Wimbush

The group of 14 IU students will take classes with Cuban dance professionals and attend performances and lectures focused on the social, historical and cultural aspects of the performing arts. They'll also perform Rosa's choreography on the festival stage, sharing it with dance companies representing countries like Mexico, Haiti and Curacao. 

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