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About

RAMmalogues is a space for intercultural, multigenerational, and community-wide dialogues around who we are and what matters to us. All students, staff and faculty are invited.

Come engage with students, faculty, and staff in our RAMmalogues sessions this year. Consider applying for our Facilitator Training in January 2022.

Contact

For more information, or to request RAMmalogues for a group, contact Jan Altman at (804) 828-8947 or iexcel@vcu.edu.

COVID-19 Information

RAMmalogues session on September 23 will be conducted remotely via Zoom. Other sessions are planned to be in-person.

Current Sessions

All sessions are from 4 - 5:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Sept. 23

RAMmalogues - Open Dialogue for All
Faculty, student and staff session

How has the last year and a half changed you? Do you wonder how that differs for others? Come engage with students, faculty, and staff in our fall RAMmalogues session about you and the pandemic. Share the wisdom you have developed over this time and bear witness to what others have to share in open dialogue.

Oct. 13

RAMmalogues - Open Dialogue on Socioeconomic Status
Faculty, student and staff session

Does cash rule everything around you? Do you wonder how that differs for others? Come engage with students, faculty, and staff in our upcoming RAMmalogues session about socioeconomic status and class. Share how socioeconomic status has impacted your life and bear witness to what others have to share in open dialogue.

Nov. 8

RAMmalogues - Open Dialogue on Race and Ethnicity
Faculty, student and staff session

How important is your racial identity to you? Do you wonder how that differs for others? Come engage with students, faculty, and staff in our upcoming RAMmalogues session about race and ethnicity. Share your experience navigating our racialized society and bear witness to what others have to share in open dialogue.

Feb. 2022

RAMmalogues - Open Dialogue on Sexuality
Faculty, student and staff session

How has your attraction to others shifted over time? Do you wonder how that differs for others? Come engage with students, faculty, and staff in our upcoming RAMmalogues session about sexuality.

Registration not yet available.

March 2022

RAMmalogues - Open Dialogue on Gender
Faculty, student and staff session

How does your gender impact your daily life? Do you wonder how that differs for others? Come engage with students, faculty, and staff in our upcoming RAMmalogues session about gender.

Registration not yet available.

 

Previous Sessions

April 16, 2021

Living and Learning Amid Racism and a Pandemic
Student session

March 30, 2021

Living and Learning Amid Racism and a Pandemic
Student session

Feb, 26, 2021

Living and Learning Amid Racism and a Pandemic
Student session

June 18, 2020

Living and Learning Amid Racism and a Pandemic
Faculty and staff session

June 17, 2020

Living and Learning Amid Racism and a Pandemic
Faculty and staff session

June 16, 2020

Living and Learning Amid Racism and a Pandemic
Student session

June 11, 2020

Living and Learning Amid Racism and a Pandemic
Faculty and staff session

April 24, 2020

Me and My People: Ethnicity and Stigma at VCU during a Pandemic (Online session)
Student session

March 30, 2020

How Coronavirus Affects Me (Online Session)
Faculty and staff session

March 27, 2020

How Coronavirus Affects Me (Online Session)
Student session

Feb. 28, 2020

Money, Family, Background: What Opens Doors at VCU?
Student session

Jan. 24, 2020

Intersectionality: Both...and...100% All of Me
Student session

Nov. 15, 2019

Who am I and Who I Love
Student session

Oct. 25, 2019

Gender: My Identity, My Expression, My Expectations
Student session

Sept. 25, 2019

What is Race to Me?
Student session

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