Events

Ecuadorian Indigenous Marriage Rites and Traditions

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Location: Zoom (link below)

When two people join their lives in a marriage, it is a perfect excuse for a big celebration. For Ecuadorian indigenous people, there are rites and traditions before and after marriage, such as: how the couple gets engaged, how the...

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Ten Years Hence Lecture: "Disinformation, China, and Beijing’s Broader Global Media Influence"

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Location: Online

Presented by Sarah Cook, research director for China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan at Freedom House. This is the seventh lecture of eight online lectures in the Ten Years Hence Speaker Series. All lectures are free and open to students, faculty, staff...

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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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Bride Wealth System in Kenyan Communities

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Location: Zoom (link below)

In Kenya, the bridewealth system is very important. One is considered married after bridewealth/dowry is paid to the bride's family. In this language table hosted by the CSLC’s Swahili FLTA, Jossy Mutisya, we will discuss all things “dowry” in Kenya...

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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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Ten Years Hence Lecture: "The End of Privacy: How Intimacy Became Data, and How to Stop It"

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Location: Online

Presented by Danielle Citron, professor of law, University of Virginia School of Law. This is the final lecture in the Ten Years Hence Speaker Series. All lectures are free and open to students, faculty, staff and the public but you must...

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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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Seminar: "La liturgia nella Commedia e nella Firenze del Duecento" (Liturgy in the Commedia and in Thirteenth-Century Florence)"

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Location: Zoom