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This coming week, the Friends of the Library Board will host an event on November 9th at 4:30pm for a talk by Christina Heatherton and Jordan Camp on their new edited volume, Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter. The gathering will be held in the in the Smith Reading Room at […]

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The Allbritton Center presents the second of our panels on the 2016 Election  Beyond the Curtain: Campaign Financing, Gerrymandering, and Barriers to Voting We have three wonderful panelists:                  Dave Daley, author of Ratfucked, an incredibly important recent book, reviewed in the NY Times and elsewhere, that explains gridlock in Congress as largely due to […]

Anthropology & #BlackLivesMatter A Discussion of research, activism in relation to the Decolonizing Anthropology Project Panel featuring:  Dawn Elissa Fischer (SFSU), Bianca Williams (UofC-Boulder) and Gina Athena Ulysse (Wes U) Tuesday, November 1st, 4:30-6:00pm, Beckham Hall About the speakers: Dawn-Elissa Fischer (Africana Studies, San Francisco State University) is completing two manuscripts entitled Blackness, Race and Gender Politics in […]

  The first of three panels on the Syrian refugee crisis will occur next week: The Development of the Crisis and the Response in Europe Robert Ford, former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Marcie Patton, Fairfield University Professor of Politics Bruce Masters, Wesleyan Department of History Moderator: Richard Grossman, Wesleyan Professor of Economics Wednesday, February 3, […]

Ownership Matters: Legal Structures for Social Enterprise On Wednesday, December 2nd, you will have the opportunity to hear from Jim Steiker ’81 in Usdan 108 from 4-5pm. Jim Steiker ’81 will speak about his experience in the financial and legal sector, specifically the options for legal structure and ownership of social ventures. Jim was a […]

Please join us this Wednesday for a talk and book signing event with Emma Sky, an international development expert and peace activist who was initially opposed to the war in Iraq, but later became a high profile advisor to the US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. “Unraveling Iraq” Talk and Book Signing with Emma Sky […]

On behalf of the Religion Department, I would like to invite you to a public lecture by Dr. Joshua Dubler ’97, Assistant Professor of Religion at the University of Rochester, this coming Monday, Nov. 24, at 4:15 pm, in 001 PAC. The lecture is entitled: “Prisons, Religion, and the Cultural Logic of Mass Incarceration.” Here is […]

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