The Stamp, Hoff Theatre

Think Beyond Pink: No Pride in Apartheid

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

When: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Adele H. Stamp Student Union, Hoff Theater

Description: What is pinkwashing and how does it affect our perception of the Israeli occupation of Palestine? Join Pride Alliance, Students for Justice in Palestine, and Jewish Voices for Peace for a night of performance and Q&As about the lived experiences of Palestinian people, including LGBTQ+ Palestinian people. Our featured guests are Remi Kanazi, George Abraham, and Stephanie Skora!

Attendance is FREE. Doors open at 7:30 PM, performance starts at 8:00 PM.

This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Involvement & Community Advocacy, Students for Justice in Palestine, Jewish Voices for Peace (DC Metro), Jiménez-Porter Writers' House, the Department of English, the Department of American Studies, the LGBT Equity Center, and the Nyumburu Cultural Center.
Contact: Pride Alliance

SEE Presents: "Chappaquiddick" Advance Screening and Q&A featuring Mark Ciardi

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us March 12 at 7 p.m. in Hoff Theater for a FREE advance screening of Chappaquiddick and Q&A with Mark Ciardi! Tickets are available Feb. 22 at the Stamp Ticket Office and online at "Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed after he is involved in a fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne" IMDb A ticket and UMD ID is required to attend this event. A ticket guarantees entry. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Bags are allowed. Thank you Omicron Delta Kappa, Office of Student Affairs, and Adele H. Stamp Student Union for sponsoring this event!
Contact: Student Entertainment Events

"The Shape of Water" Screening & Discussion

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

With a staggering 13 nominations for this year's Academy Awards, join the disability community and UMD for a very special screening of Guillermo del Toro's THE SHAPE OF WATER and come see what everyone is talking about! There will be discussion on the disability planned immediately afterward.

Contact: Office of Diversity & Inclusion

The Black Monologues

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

The Black Monologues is designed to give students, staff, and faculty an opportunity to share their stories through the performance of original monologues, while educating the broader campus community on institutional issues and experiences affecting African-descended members of the University of Maryland community. The program will give audience members an opportunity to think critically and challenge their individual biases, while dispelling stereotypes and hopefully stimulating important dialogue surrounding critical issues of identity, equity, retention, and social justice.
Contact: Office of Multicultural Involvement & Community Advocacy

SEE Presents: Hear the Turtle featuring Yvonne Orji

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Nigerian-American actress, comedienne and writer Yvonne Orji, known for her role in HBO's "Insecure" will feature as the keynote speaker of SEE's Hear the Turtle. 

Hear the Turtle aims to shed light on combating hate and start a conversation about promoting diversity on campus. The event will feature a moderated conversation with Yvonne Orji, followed by a roundtable conversation featuring student speakers and an audience Q&A.

This event is sponsored by the Black Alliance Network (BAN).

"Chasing Coral" Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for a special screening of the new documentary CHASING CORAL at 9am followed by a panel discussion at 10:30am with the film's director and coral reef and climate experts.

Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world. The result was the groundbreaking documentary Chasing Coral.

The panel discussion following the film will include the film's director Jeff Orlowski, coral reef expert Mark Eakin and climate expert Thomas Ackerman. They will answer questions about the impact of climate change on coral reefs and mitigation solutions. The panel will be moderated by Rachel Pritzker, a philanthropist and advocate.

Untold Stories of the Immigrant Experience

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Often times immigrants feel forced to remain silent in order to assimilate to the greater American identity. We will be challenging this notion by creating a platform in which their stories can be openly heard and celebrated. In a time where there is more stigma surrounding immigration than ever, we must center these stories and experiences. Join us for a night of reflection and appreciation as we listen to the untold stories of people who are connected to the immigrant experience. We will be featuring poetry, stories, and art from immigrants, children of immigrants, and people who feel deeply connected to the immigrant experience.

Around the World Film Festival

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

 On October 16, the St. Mary's Language House will present the annual Around-the-World Film Festival in the Hoff Theater of the Stamp Student Union. Short films from 10 language clusters (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Italian, Persian, Russian, Spanish) rely largely on humor to tackle cultural issues. After presenting the films, refreshment will be provided at St.Mary's hall.

Voices of Social Change: An Evening with Jerry Greenfield

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:00pm

For the last 39 years, Ben & Jerry's has been a pioneer in terms of how businesses can have an impact on social change in the world they are creating a new model for how businesses can use their voice to have an impact on important social movements while helping the bottom line. The Ben & Jerry's brand has also been praised for taking progressive stances on issues of climate change and marriage equality. 

Come hear from one of the founders of a company that seeks innovative ways to make the world a better place. 


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