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Human Rights and Social Justice Program "A Call to Action" Nov. 18-21

The annual Human Rights and Social Justice Program will be held on the Miami University Oxford campus Nov. 18-21. Events, organized and sponsored by the Center for American and World Cultures with the support of many campus organizations, will be held in MacMillan Hall. 

hrsj-posterThe program this year recognizes the U.N. 2013 International Year of Water Cooperation as an essential instrument of peace.  

"A Call to Action" events are:

• “The Water of Life: Artistic Expressions” by Caroline Orr, co-president of A Drink for Tomorrow, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. At 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, 212 MacMillan Hall. 

• “Speaking for a Purpose:” Students' Perspectives on Human Rights and Social Justice. At 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 212 MacMillan Hall

• “Su Historia: Chronicling the Contributions of Latinos in Southwest Ohio. At 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 212 MacMillan Hall

A student-led presentation of interviews conducted by students in LAS 260 “Latin Americans in the U.S.”


• Human Rights and Social Justice Information Fair. At noon-3: p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, MacMillan Hall Lobby

Supported by students from the Social Justice Studies program

Includes a reading of a proclamation from the City of Oxford, address of the program and students' presentations at 2:15 p.m. For more information:  https://www.facebook.com/events/618054338250969/ 

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• Gaming to Change the World – an Interactive Media Engagement Program

Noon-2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, 212 MacMillan Hall

This gaming session extends the conversation begun with the Summer Reading Program and at Convocation with Jane McGonigal’s Reality is Broken: Why Games Make us Better and How They Can Change the World.  Challenges associated with water management will be explored via a selection of board games – complementing the United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation. Games hosted by Miami’s League of Geeks. (Sponsored by King Library and the Center for American and World Cultures).

A Film Festival will be held in conjunction with the program:

• “Robatierra/Stolen Land” at 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18, Room 100 of the Art Building

“Tambien la Lluvia/Even the Rain” at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 312 McGuffey Hall

usiplogoThe Human Rights and Social Justice Program is organized and sponsored by the Center for American and World Cultures (CAWC) with grant support from the United States Institute for Peace Public Education for Peace Building Support Initiative (USIP) and support from many campus organizations.

The United States Institute of Peace is the independent, nonpartisan conflict management center created by Congress to prevent and mitigate international conflict without resorting to violence. 

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