Past Events

Monday, April 9, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Winners of the Human Rights Essay Contest are invited to present their papers and discuss their human rights research with faculty and fellow students. Please join us and add your perspective to the discussion.

Confirmed Presenters:

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Sandy Grande of Connecticut College on Aging, Precarity and the Settler State: The Struggle for Indigenous Elsewhere

Respondent: Kevin Bruyneel of Babson University

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Trump’s assault on Native American sacred sites demands a concerted response. This symposium explores the implications – social, archaeological, environmental, spiritual, historical, artistic and legal – of the current threats to Bears Ears National Monument and Chaco Canyon.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Jaskiran Dhillon of the New School on Reflections on Prairie Rising: Indigenous Youth, Decolonization, and the Politics of Intervention.

Respondent: Manu Vimalassery of Barnard, Columba University

Monday, March 19, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Democracy and human rights in Turkey are deteriorating at an astonishing speed. Wholesale abuses of the rule of law and human rights – ongoing since the imposition of the state of emergency following the July 2016 attempted coup – have become even more grave in 2018.