Diversifest, hosted by the Coalition of Student Multicultural Organizations (COSMO)

Each year COSMO groups come together to sponsor a week of programs, events and opportunities to celebrate the intersections of cultural identity represented within the Agnes Scott community! We invite you to go global with COSMO!  

“Queer + ______” Panel
Thursday, October 20
7-8:15 p.m.
Alston Campus Center, Amelia Davis Luchsinger Lounge

With a focus on intersectionality, engage with a panel of your peers as they discuss their identity, stereotypes, and lived experiences while navigating Agnes Scott as a LGBTQ+ community member. Sponsored by Affinity, Ascend, and the Scottie Safe Zone Committee.

The Afropolitan Affair
Friday October 21
8 p.m.-midnight
Letitia Pate Evans Dining Hall

The African Student Association is partnering with other African
Student groups of Atlanta to host a night of celebration, networking, and music! Enjoy great food, performances, and meet new students! Sponsored by the African Student Association.

La Bomba: Annual Salsa Night
Saturday, October 22
9 p.m.-midnight
Alston Campus Center, The Hub

Latinas UNIDAS is partnering with the Caribbean Student Association for a night of Latin, West Indian, Top Hits music and dancing! There will be refreshments and opportunities to meet students from other college campuses. Donations raised will benefit Every Campus A Refuge at Agnes Scott. Sponsored by Latinas UNIDAS and the Caribbean Student Association.

Movie Showing: The Addams Family Values
Sunday, October 23
7-9 p.m.
Buttrick Hall, Room G-4

The Commuter Student Organization and Support Awareness, and Education (SAE) are partnering to host a film showing of Addams Family Values. Enjoy popcorn and other snacks with great company! Sponsored by the Commuter Student Organization and Support.

Awareness and Education - Diwali
Monday, October 24
7:30-9 p.m.
Letitia Pate Evans Dining Hall

We invite you to celebrate the Festival of Lights! Diwali is an autumnal festival that celebrates the victory of light over darkness, positivity and hope. There will be food, performances, and more! All funds raised will be donated to Raksha, a non-profit focused on uplifting the South Asian community in Atlanta. Sponsored by Masala SACE.

Film Showing: A Mighty Heart
Tuesday October 25
5 p.m.
Frances Graves Auditorium, Campbell Hall

The film A Mighty Heart centers on the search for Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl. Following the film screening, Mir Zubair Mahmood, the Karachi Police Captain from the investigation will share remarks, followed by a question and answer session. Sponsored by the Muslim Student Association and SUMMIT.

An Evening with Clint Smith and Alysia Harris: Poetry Reading and Conversation
Tuesday, October 25
7-9 p.m.
Alston Campus Center, Amelia Davis Luchsinger Lounge

Acclaimed poets and authors, Clint Smith and Alysia Nicole Harris will celebrate the release of their poetry collections- Counting Descent and How Much We Must Have Looked Like Stars To Stars-with an evening of poetry reading, conversation on Black literature, and a book signing to follow! Sponsored by the Gay Johnson McDougall Center for Global Diversity and Inclusion, the Agnes Scott College English Department, and Africana Studies Program.

How Slavery Built American Capitalism: A Dialogue on Who Benefits from Slavery in 2016
Wednesday, October 26
8-9:30 p.m.
Alston Campus Center, The Hub

This intersectional dialogue is hosted by Hillel and Witkaze, our Jewish student association and Black student association. Students are invited to participate in an open discussion on how a history of enslavement and its benefits on majority groups still affect how both marginalized communities experience the world in 2016. Sponsored by Hillel and Witkaze.

Global Fashion Show
Thursday, October 27
6-7:30 p.m. Letitia Pate Evans Dining Hall

This event brings together community members as they showcase traditional clothing and dress that represent the incredible diversity at Agnes Scott! Celebrate this night of fashion, style, and music while enjoying dinner! Sponsored by the International Student Association, Caribbean Student Association and Masala SACE.

Mentor Walk College Immersion Day
Friday, October 28
9 a.m.
Agnes Scott College

This annual program brings over 100 young girls to Agnes Scott for a day of sessions and activities in honor of International Day of the Girl! Sponsored by the Campus Community Partnership Foundation and Agnes Scott College.

Friday, October 28
1:30 p.m.
Agnes Scott College, Woodruff Quadrangle

This event is open to all—including friends, families, and Decatur community members. Join us for cultural activities, refreshments, music and more as we celebrate diversity at Agnes Scott! Sponsored by COSMO and Programming Board.

Dia De Los Muertos
Sunday, October 30
3-5 p.m.
Letitia Pate Evans Dining Hall

Celebrate the traditional Mexican holiday where communities come together to honor loved ones who have passed away. There will be music, crafts, and traditional snacks! Sponsored by Latinas UNIDAS.