Events

Pope Francis

Panel Discussion: "The Peace Dimensions of Fratelli Tutti"

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Location: Virtual Event

Pope Francis’ new encyclical, "Fratelli Tutti," has much to contribute to the theory and praxis of peace, but this is a theme that has received relatively little attention since its release in October 2020.

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"Meeting Gorbachev": Virtual Film Screening plus Q&A session with Werner Herzog

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Location: Online

Werner Herzog meeting Mikhail Gorbachev opens a fresh door to some of the most significant happenings of the late 20th Century from nuclear disarmament to the unification of Germany. It also puts into perspective today’s era of populist political leadership....

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Lecture: "Why India's Farmers are Angry with the Narendra Modi Government"

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Location: Zoom

Since late November, hundreds of thousands of farmers in India—many of them from the northern states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh—have been protesting on the outskirts of New Delhi. They are demanding the repeal of three laws enacted...

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Lecture: "Christianity and White Supremacy" (part of the Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary series)

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Location: via Zoom

Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Damon Berry, St. Lawrence University, explores connections between religious and racialized discourses and violence. Berry is an assistant professor of religious studies, and author of "Blood and Faith: Christianity in American...

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Asian American Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Ai-jen Poo, National Domestic Workers Alliance

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Location: Virtual

"Advancing Visibility, Dignity and Rights for Domestic Workers" featuring Ai-jen Poo, cofounder and executive director, National Domestic Workers Alliance. Moderator: Marie Lynn Miranda, Charles & Jill Fischer Provost, University of Notre Dame…

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Lecture: "Implicit Bias" (part of the Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary series)

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Location: via Zoom

Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Dolly Chugh, New York University, explores the complexities of racial bias. Chugh is associate professor of management and organizations at the Stern School of Business, and author of "The Person You...

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Winter Soldiers

Webinar: "Winter Soldiers against War and Racial Injustice: Vietnam, Iraq, and Today"

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Location: Virtual Event

This webinar commemorates the Winter Soldier Investigation organized by Vietnam Veterans Against the War 50 years ago, as well as similar hearings planned by Iraq Veterans Against the War 37 years later.

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Hostin

Lecture: "Identity" (part of the Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary series)

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Location: via Zoom

Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Sunny Hostin, '94 law alumna, explores racial identity. Hostin is senior legal correspondent & analyst for ABC News and co-host of ABC Daytime’s morning show The View, and author of I Am...

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Lecture: "Misuse of Civil Rights History" (part of the Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary series)

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Location: via Zoom

Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Jeanne Theoharis, Brooklyn College, explores how the civil rights movement has been misrepresented and compromised through myth-making. Theoharis is Distinguished Professor of Political Science and author of "A More Beautiful and...

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Mediating Justice

Lecture: "Mediating Justice: Law, Violence, and Ethnography"

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Location: Virtual Event

Inspired by these events, the “Mediating Justice” series asks what it is that we mean when we talk about justice. To do this, the series takes an unusual approach. Instead of the usual turn to philosophy or jurisprudence for a...

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Lecture: "Politics of Racial Resentment"

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Location: via Zoom

"Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary." Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Jonathan Metzl, Vanderbilt University, explores the tension between racial prejudice and economic self-interest. Metzl is a professor of sociology and psychiatry, director of the Department of Medicine, Health,...

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Tim Fort

Lecture: "The Role of Business in Creating Common Ground: Music, Sports, Pets, and Other Cultural Artifacts as a Tool for Bridging Divides"

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Location: Virtual Event

In this presentation, Timothy Fort will review literature from the past 20 years that sets out a matrix of the orientations of businesses toward peace and explore the differing roles businesses can play in promoting peace.

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Lecture: "Curricular Race Gap"

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Location: via Zoom

Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary lecture series. Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Ernest Morrell explores race-based inequities in curricular design in the United States. Morrell is the Coyle Professor of Literacy Education at the University of Notre Dame,...

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Lecture: "Policing Reform"

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Location: via Zoom

"Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary" lecture series. Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as prominent civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson discusses the systems and structures that have led to mass incarceration and police killings of black and other minority populations....

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