Gaughan Week events include Step Afrika! performance

Gaughan Week events include an April 8 Step Afrika! performance.
Gaughan Week events include an April 8 Step Afrika! performance.

UNL is celebrating multiculturalism and inclusion through a series of events organized by the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center. The events run through April 12.

"Gaughan Week: Strengthening Multiculturalism and Inclusion" is designed to inform the campus community about what the Gaughan Center offers to campus and get participants to think about diversity.

Free, open to the public events include a rhythmic stomp performance, information on Zumba dancing, lectures and cultural presentations. The week closes with the Mexican American Student Association's annual banquet, 7 p.m. April 12 in the Nebraska Union. Tickets are required for the MASA banquet.

For more information, go to The Gaughan Week 2013 event schedule includes:

Monday, April 8

Rhythmic stomp performance by Step Afrika!, a Washignton, D.C.-based step team, 7 p.m., Nebraska Union Ballroom

Zumba presentation, 8 p.m., Gaughan Center, Ubuntu Room


Tuesday, April 9

Flute Juice, jazz flute performance by Galen Abdur-Razzaq, 11:30 a.m., Nebraska Union Plaza, and 4 p.m., Gaughan Center, Ubuntu Room

Exhibition, UNL Student Art and History Project, 2 to 5:30 p.m., Gaughan Center, Unity Room


Wednesday, April 10

Luncheon, "Thinking Outside the Box," student panel discussion on life as a multiracial and/or multiethnic student, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Gaughan Center, Unity Room

Lecture, "MSM Presents: Stereotypes in Advertising and Social Media," 8 p.m., Gaughan Center Ubuntu Room


Thursday, April 11

"Dish it Up: Late Night Edition" discussion on stereotypes, differences and similarities of what it means to be black and African, 6:30 p.m., Gaughan Center, OASIS Student Lounge


Friday, April 12

Asian Exhibition: Hall of Fame, food and making of traditional Asian crafts, 5 p.m., Nebraska Union Plaza

Mexican American Student Association banquet, 7 p.m., Nebraska Union Ballroom. Tickets required. Contact