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Adams Symposium: Martha C. Nussbaum

April 21, 2017

Martha Nussbaum will give a lecture on justice and public life on Friday, April 21 as part of the First Annual Maynard Adams Symposium on the Humanities, a new initiative to bring scholars and the general public into dialogue on issues … Continued

The Political Geography of Immigrant Rights in the United States

April 5, 2017

This talk will focus on how immigrant rights in the United States are dependent on place.  Although federal immigration law, including deportation policies, applies uniformly to all fifty states and their political subdivisions regardless of local culture or political leanings, … Continued

Student Action with Farmworkers Program

March 29, 2017

Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF) has been working with young activists to improve the lives of farmworkers and their families for 25 years. The majority of activists come from the farmworker families.

Buddhist-Muslim Conflicts in Burma/Myanmar

March 29, 2017

Myanmar, the former Burma, is the site of ethnic violence targeting the Muslim Rohingya people, who are regarded by some in the Buddhist majority as culturally incompatible immigrants. In response, numerous Rohingya are seeking and often being rejected asylum in neighboring … Continued

Humanities Happy Hour: American Anxiety and Islamic Terrorism

March 22, 2017

Join Professor of Sociology, Charles Kurzman at Top of the Hill’s Back Bar from 6:00-7:00 p.m. on January 18 for Humanities Happy Hour. During this free casual event, Dr. Kurzman will discuss why American fears of Islamic terrorism are often exaggerated. Come raise a … Continued