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American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity and Making a Difference

Join the Campus Read author, Bryan Stevenson, as he discusses his book, "Just Mercy." This lecture is free and open to the public. Due to expected demand, tickets can be picked up at the box office in the Mountainlair and at the Creative Arts Center from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4th and 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 7th or by calling 304-293-7469 on those days. Tickets are limited to one per person. The event will be streamed.

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Dance of Feminism and Human Rights

The Dance of Feminism and Human Rights Globally Over 25 Years

October 5, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.

Ming-Hsieh Hall

Charlotte Bunch, Founding Director and Senior Scholar, at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership, Rutgers University. Bunch will reflect on the past 25 years of campaigning to recognize women’s rights as human rights. As a key figure in rights based movements for four decades, she will highlight the influence of feminism on human rights and the role of human rights in women’s movements. In addition to advancements in the status of women globally, Bunch will discuss current challenges including notions of cultural relativism and the backlash against feminism. Support provided by the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies and Hamblen-Spencer Women’s and Gender Studies Fund.

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Seafood From Slaves

Seafood from Slaves

October 10, 2016 - 7:00 p.m.
Gold and Blue Ballrooms

Associated Press reporters Esther Htusan, Robin McDowell, Martha Mendoza and Margie Mason (BSJ, 1997) risked their own safety to uncover slavery and abuse in the Southeast Asian fishing industry. This event is co-sponsored by Reed College of Media, Ogden Newspapers Seminar Series and Diversity Week from the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. View Seafood from Slaves Event
Gravitational Waves and Black Holes

The Dawn of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy

November 1, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.
Brooks Hall Room 202

Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Sean McWilliams, will discuss the international collaboration that has detected gravitational waves. View The Dawn of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy Event
American Injustice

American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity and Making a Difference

November 7, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.
Gold and Blue Ballrooms 

Campus Read author, Bryan Stevenson, discusses his book, "Just Mercy."

Due to expected demand, tickets can be picked up at the box office in the Mountainlair and at the Creative Arts Center from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4th and 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 7th or by calling 304-293-7469 on those days. Tickets are limited to one per person. The event will be streamed.

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