Human Rights and Social Justice Events Announced at Miami Regionals

Human Rights and Social Justice Awareness Month November 2016Miami University Regionals is sponsoring a number of events focused on Human Rights and Social Justice, beginning Nov. 10. Admission to all events is free and open to the public.

Flow: For Love of Water
Nov. 10,  4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Harry T Wilks Conference Center, Seminar Room 3, Hamilton campus
Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. in Johnston Hall, Room 136-137, Middletown campus
This film screening and discussion will focus on the myriad of ways multinational companies control the infrastructure of water for their financial gain at the expense of local people worldwide, including the United States. This documentary features interviews with water activists, community activists, and scientists. Light refreshments provided.

Sweatshop: Deadly Fashion
Nov. 14, the first screening is at 9:15 a.m. in Johnston Hall, Room 120 with a second screening at 1 p.m. in Johnston Hall, Room 115 both at the Middletown campus
This film follows the story of three Norwegian fashionistas on their journey to Cambodia to meet and live with garment workers.

The Water Front
Nov. 14,  4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Harry T Wilks Conference Center, Seminar Room 3, Hamilton campus
This film screening and discussion will focus on residents of Highland Park, Michigan, known as the birthplace of the auto-industry, who have received water bills as high as $10,000; they have had their water turned off, their homes foreclosed, and are struggling to keep water, a basic human right, from becoming privatized. Light refreshments provided.

Ask a Muslim
Nov. 16,  11:30 a.m. Johnston Hall, Hawk Haven, Middletown campus
Take this opportunity to chat with local Muslims about any issue you wish.

Protest at the Dakota Access Pipeline
Nov. 16, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Hamilton campus
Roxanne T. Ornelas, Associate Professor of Geography and Director of Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, will speak about indigenous and environmental rights in the context of the Dakota Access Pipeline project. A question and answer session will follow. Light refreshments provided.

What's Up With the Water in Flint, Michigan?
Nov. 17,  4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Seminar Room 3, Hamilton campus
Donnie Johnson Sackey, Assistant Professor at Wayne State University, will speak about human rights and environmental justice in the context of the Flint, Michigan water crisis. A question and answer session will follow. Light refreshments provided.

Human Rights and Social Justice programs at the Hamilton campus are generously sponsored by the Center for American & World Cultures (CAWC), the Miami Regionals Office of Diversity & Multicultural Services, the Miami Regionals Dean's Office, the Department of English, the Department of Literatures, Languages, & Writing, and Rentschler Library. For more information on events at the Hamilton campus, located at 1601 University Blvd., call (513) 785-3034.

Human Rights and Social Justice programs at the Middletown campus are generously sponsored by Miami Middletown's Diversity Council. For more information on events at the Middletown campus, located at 4200 N. University Blvd., call (513) 217-4177.

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