Spring 2013 Events

Inaugural Community Teach-In Series

CGHR Speaker Series / DGA Colloquium
Gender and Violence

Thursday, January 3
Professional Development Workshop
Co-Sponsored with Center for Peace, Justice and Reconciliation-Bergen Community College
8:30-4:30pm
Armenian Genocide Education Initiative
Northern Valley Curriculum Development Center
Demarest, NJ

 

Monday, March 4
Lecture
12-2pm
Sexual Violence in War: The Role of the United Nations and the International Community
Pablo Castillo-Diaz (UN Women)
Dana Room
4th Floor, Dana Library

 

Wednesday, March 13
Panel Discussion
4:30-6pm
Women Human Rights Defenders: Talking Back & Creating Change
Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building
Jolly Kamuntu (DRC)
Hon. Hannah Lona Bona Nimaya Bakheit Korocho (South Sudan)
Rich Ochieng (Uganda)
Dr. Renu Rajbhandari (Nepal)
1st Floor Conference Room, Douglass Campus
Rutgers, New Brunswick

 

Monday, March 25
Lecture
12-2pm
Gendered Erosions of Safe Spaces and Strategies of Resistance
Janie Leatherman (Fairfield University, Politics & International Studies)
Dana Room
4th Floor, Dana Library

 

Monday, April 1
Lecture
12-2pm
Measuring Violence against Women Globally: The Power of Categories
Sally Engel Merry (NYU Law School, Anthropology)
Dana Room
4th Floor, Dana Library

 

Tuesday, April 2
11-2pm
Information Literacy: Conducting Effective Research Workshop
Community Based Capstone Research Projects (YouthBuild)
Dana Public Library

 

Thursday, April 4

Lecture

3:55-5:15pm

Ruth Fischer and the Communist Movement

Mario Kessler (University of Potsdam)

Art History Building, Room 200

 

Monday, April 8

Lecture

12-2pm

Feminicide in Guatemala: Tracing Gender Violence from the 20th Century Genocide to the Present

Victoria Sanford (CUNY-Lehman, Anthropology)

Dana Room

4th Floor, Dana Library

 

Monday, April 15

Symposium

12-2pm

Art, Gender, and Postmemory in Cambodia

Pierre Bayard (University of Paris VIII)

Soko Phay (University of Paris VIII)

Toni Shapiro-Phim (Bryn Mawr College, Dance Program)

Baker Trial Room

Center for Law and Justice

 

Monday, April 22

Lecture (Inaugural Community Teach In Series) & Film Screening

11-2pm

How Can We Stop Violence Against Women? (Parts I & II)

Makiko Oku (CGHR)

Conklin Hall 352 (11-12pm)

Hill Hall 106 (1-2pm)

 

Tuesday, April 23

Lecture (Inaugural Community Teach In Series)

11-2pm

Young People Respond to Rwandan Genocide

Eugenie Mukeshimana (Genocide Survivors Support Network)

Hill Hall 106

 

 

Tuesday, April 23

10-4pm

Professional Development Workshop

Genocide Education: Promoting Peace, Raising Awareness

Bloomfield School District

155 Broad Street

Bloomfield, New Jersey

 

Wednesday, April 24

10:30-12pm

Amnesty International, International Justice Project, and CGHR

The Forgotten Genocide: Darfur

Paul Robeson Campus Center, Essex Room

 

Wednesday, April 24

2:30-4pm

CGHR & DGA Student Association

Film Screening and Discussion

The Crisis of Civilization

Conklin Hall 446

 

Thursday, April 25

Lecture and Film Preview Screening

6:15-7:15pm

Ordinary People and an Extraordinary Crime: The Culture of Violence during the Armenian Genocide

Suren Manukyan (Fulbright Visiting Scholar CGHR 2013)

Conklin Hall 346

The Citizen: Challenges and Opportunities in the Post 9-11 Era

Sam Kadi (Flim Director and Producer, Founding Director of Marya Halab Theater Company)

Conklin Hall 346

 

Monday, April 29
Lecture
12-2pm
Women, War and Peace: What It Takes to Be an Agent of Change
Abigail Disney (Pray the Devil Back to Hell, Peace Is Loud)
Dana Room
4th Floor, Dana Library

 

Thursday, May 9
Lecture and Workshop
11-2pm
Fear of a Black Planet: The Histories of African American Literacy, Schooling, and Life... and What We Can Learn From Them
Carmen Kynard (Associate Prof, Director of Writing Institute-St. John’s University)
Engelhard Hall 201

 

Friday, May 17
Lecture and Workshop
11-2pm
The Legacies of Slavery: Reparations and Historical Responsibility
Jeff Benvenuto (Rutgers DGA and CGHR)
Conklin Hall 352

 

Tuesday, May 21
Lecture (Inaugural Community Teach In Series)
11-2pm
Education and Equity 
Joanna Chichon (CGHR-Education Team)
Conklin Hall 446 (11-12pm)
Hill Hall 106 (1-2pm)

 

 

Thursday, May 30

Lecture (Inaugural Community Teach In Series)

11-2pm

LGBT Rights and Challenges

Derek Demeri (CGHR student associate)

Conklin Hall 446

 

Thursday, June 7

Lecture  and Workshop (Inaugural Community Teach In Series) Lecture

11-2pm

Fear of a Black Planet: The Histories of African American Literacy, Schooling, and Life... and What We Can Learn From Them

Carmen Kynard (Associate Professor and Director Writing Program, St John's 

University)

Conklin Hall 446

Thursday June 27
Lecture (Inaugural Community Teach In Series)
11-2pm
Being Muslim and Young in the post 9/11 World: Lessons and Opportunities
Noor Suleiman  (CGHR student associate)
Conklin Hall 446

Thursday, June 27
Film Screening and Lecture 
5:30-7:30pm
Syria: Real to Reel
Sam Kadi  (Movie Director/Writer/Producer)
Engelhard Hall