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RamEvents is excited to continue serving the CSU community, providing diverse and affordable events that both entertain and enrich the CSU experience.

Most RamEvents events will be virtual for the fall 2020 semester.  Below you will find a list of our events with details and links.  Check back often as we will add to the list throughout the semester.

Missed an event you were interested in? When possible, we will be providing a recording of events.  Find the event you were interested in below to see if there is a recording available.

ASL interpreters will be available at most events, please check the event details to confirm. For reasonable accommodations at any event, contact RamEvents at (970) 491-2727 or email lsc_ca_reception@mail.colostate.edu at least three days prior to the event.

Upcoming Events

Join Dr. Jennifer Ho as we discuss Anti-Asian Racism & how COVID-19 give it a new face. The daughter of a refugee father from China and an immigrant mother from Jamaica, Jennifer Ho is the director of the Center for Humanities & the Arts at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she also holds an appointment as Professor of Ethnic Studies. She is the president of the Association for Asian American Studies and the author of three scholarly monographs. In addition to her academic work, Ho is active in community engagement around issues of race and intersectionality, leading workshops on anti-racism and how to talk about
race in our current political climate. You can follow her on Twitter @drjenho.

ASL interpreters will be present at this event.  This event is in collaboration with the Asian/Pacific American Cultural Center.

Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Time: 5:00p.m. MT
Platform: Zoom
Event Link: https://zoom.us/j/93359622066

Raquel Willis is a Black Transgender activist, award winning writer, and media strategist to help elevate the dignity of marginalized people, particularly Black Transgender people. She is the former executive director of Out magazine and former national organizer for the Transgender Law Center. She is a director of communications for the Ms. Foundation. We’re excited to spend an evening learning from her.

ASL interpreters will be present at this event. This event is in collaboration with the Pride Resource Center.

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Time: 6:00p.m. MT
Platform: Zoom
Event Link: https://zoom.us/j/98518931190

The virtual escape room will consist of students forming groups and logging into a zoom conference where they will interact with each other to try and escape. Each team encounters a wide variety of digital clues, puzzles, and challenges that they must work together to solve before time runs out!
For this event, students are required to be in groups. There will be a maximum of 10 members per group. If you would like to be in a group with your friends make sure you all sign up for the same group!
*Every member of the group must fill out this form
For reasonable accommodations, or questions/concerns, please contact ramevents_ep3@mail.colostate.edu

Date: Thursday, October 28, 2020
Time: 5:00p.m. MT
Platform: Zoom
Sign up for the event here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfet704a8NOTRW1Iabo-RijJlurwoNHGaprzaokO_ZvdWYZgw/viewform

Join us for our celebratory end to our month with music videos & songs from queer/trans past and present and interactive bingo via Zoom. Featuring drag performances by special guest, Yvie Oddly.

ASL interpreters will be present at this event. This event is in collaboration with the Pride Resource Center.

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020
Time: 7:00p.m. MT
Platform: Zoom
Event Link: https://zoom.us/j/92156862858

We are excited to welcome Porsha Olayiwola to campus for Poetry Night.  Olayiwola, who is featured on Button Poetry, is a self-described futurist.  Using her identities as a black, queer, woman, Porsha writes about her experiences and how they can be used to shape a better future.  This event will feature her work, as well as the work of several different students here on campus!

ASL interpreters will be present at this event.

Date: Thursday, November 5, 2020
Time: 7:00p.m. MT
Platform: Zoom
Event Link: https://zoom.us/j/95636784480

ASL interpreters will be present at this event.  This event is in collaboration with the Pride Resource Center and the Asian/Pacific American Cultural Center.

Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Time: 6:00p.m. MT
Platform: Zoom
Event Link: Come back closer to the event for the link.

Join us for an evening with Megan Red Shirt-Shaw (Oglala Lakota). Megan is an inspiring educator, writer, and researcher in Higher Education. Passionate about Indigenous rights issues, college admissions, and greater Native presence in media​ and higher education​, Megan believes in empowering young people to use their voices for the issues they care about in their communities.

This event is in collaboration with the Native American Cultural Center.  ASL interpreters will be present at this event.

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020
Time: 5:30p.m. MT
Platform: Zoom
Event Link: https://zoom.us/j/92888498392

Past Events

Together, we will discuss how we can unpack the ways fatphobia and diet culture control our lives, dehumanize fat people, and show up distinctively in this COVID-19 pandemic.  ASL interpreters will be present at this event.  This event is in partnership with the Women’s and Gender Advocacy Center

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Time: 5:00p.m. MT
Virtual Platform: Zoom

This event was recorded for members of the campus community and will be posted shortly.  Once posted, the event will be available here.  Please note, you will be required to log in using your eID to access this webpage.

JULISSA CALDERON is an Afro-Latinx actress, writer, producer, and director from Miami. She can be seen playing the dynamic role of Yessika Castillo, a strong-willed, heart driven activist, in the MACRO/Netflix series, GENTEIFIED. The bilingual dramedy, with executive producers America Ferrera and Teri Weinberg, premiered to great notoriety this past February 2020. 

Julissa is passionate about Afro-Latino representation and challenging Latino stereotypes. Some of her videos such as “Pelo Bueno, Pelo Malo,” “Sammy Sosa’s skin color rant” and “How I Went from Waitress to Buzzfeed Producer” have been featured in numerous news outlets, including The Huffington Post and CNN Español. She also just wrapped a multi-city speaking engagement tour where she used her platform to share and celebrate her experiences as a Latinx woman. Julissa is based in Los Angeles.

ASL interpreters will be present at this event.  This event is in collaboration with El Centro and the Black and African American Cultural Center. 

Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Time: 6:00-7:00p.m. MT
Platform: Zoom

This event was recorded for members of the campus community and will be posted shortly.  Once posted, the event will be available here.  Please note, you will be required to log in using your eID to access this webpage.

Johanna Toruño, a self-taught visual artist, based in New York City and now living in Washington D.C, uses the streets of NYC as her public art gallery and calling for unity on matters that affect folks of color, particularly women of color, to deliver powerful, poetic messages of community heritage and activism, while also making people around the states be confronted to messages of pride and rebellion. She Founded her series called, “The Unapologetic Street Series”, where she puts posters throughout various neighborhoods to bring attention to conditions that are dividing communities, in turn she hopes to build solidarity. With her work being displayed on Instagram platform, and with over 175k followers she states, “Instagram is a platform, but the streets are my mic.”

ASL interpreters will be present at this event.  This event is in collaboration with El Centro.

Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020
Time: 5:00p.m. MT
Platform: Zoom

This event was recorded for members of the campus community and will be posted shortly.  Once posted, the event will be available here.  Please note, you will be required to log in using your eID to access this webpage.

In honor of World Mental Health Day, The Student Disability Center and RamEvents presents Button-Up.  World Mental Health Day is an international day that raises awareness, teaches, and condemns against the stigmatizing of global mental health.

Create and share your own “button” with a positive message or optimistic image that encourages you! You can either add to a pre-made button template or create your own on a graphic design site like Canva.  If you prefer paper, print out a design and fill in as you like!

Once you’ve made the button your own and feel encouraged, you can save it for yourself or share it with the Student Disability Center (SDC) at sdctest@colostate.edu or in an instagram post with #Button-Up #WorldMentalHealthDay, and don’t forget to tag SDC and RamEvents!  Submitted buttons will be shared on Thursday, October 8th!

NACC and RamEvents are excited to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday, October 12th, and we have invited one of our favorite local artist and activist, Gregg Deal to speak. Gregg Deal (Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe) is a provocative contemporary artist who challenges Western perceptions of Indigenous people, touching on issues of race, history and stereotypes. Through his work—paintings, murals work, performance art, filmmaking and spoken word—Deal critically examines issues and tells stories of decolonization and appropriation that affect Indian country. Deal’s activism exists in his art, as well as his participation in political movements.

ASL interpreters will be present at this event. This event is a collaboration with the the Native American Cultural Center.

Date: Monday, October 12, 2020
Time: 6:00p.m. MT
Platform: Zoom

This event was recorded for members of the campus community and will be posted shortly.  Once posted, the event will be available here.  Please note, you will be required to log in using your eID to access this webpage.

The Borderlands Speaker is an intentional collaboration between the Pride Resource Center, El Centro and Ram Events to honor the overlap of Latinx Heritage Month and LGBTQ+ History Month. The Borderlands Speaker seeks to honor the intersectional experiences, stories and contributions of the Queer Latinx community. Join us as we hear poetry from La Espiritista, a writer, performance artist, and healer based out of Seattle whose art is a manifestation of their exploration of queer spirituality.

ASL interpreters will be present at this event. This event is a collaboration with the Pride Resource Center and El Centro.

Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Time: 6:00p.m. MT
Platform: Zoom

This event was recorded for members of the campus community and will be posted shortly.  Once posted, the event will be available here.  Please note, you will be required to log in using your eID to access this webpage.

Virtual streaming of the film, First Vote, followed by a Q&A session with Director Yi Chen! Following the stories of four politically engaged voters during the 2018 midterm elections, First Vote crafts an insightful look at Asian Americans’ diverse experiences at the polls. Taking her camera on the road, Filmmaker Yi Chen introduces us to a diverse cross section of politically engaged Chinese Americans. Speaking with distinct political voices, they share the common goal of seeing Asian Americans take their rightful place in American political life.

ASL interpreters will be present at this event. This event is in collaboration with the Asian/Pacific American Cultural Center.

Date: Friday, October 23, 2020
Time: 5:30p.m. MT
Platform: Zoom

Last updated: October 27th, 2020 @ 04:40 pm