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Philosophy / Religion
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Battelle Tompkins, Room 120

Rivas, Flor I
Senior Administrative Assistant

Philosophy / Religion
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8056

Calendar of Events

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Fall 2014 Events:

9/5- Protest Arbitrary Arrests of Human Rights Defenders in Bahrain at Embassy of Bahrain

9/22- International Day of Peace Celebration: Celebration of World Peace Day with peace activists of the AU and DC community.

9/23- Reframing U.S. Foreign Policy & Respect for Human Rights: Does the US truly wage "noble" wars? Join us as we discuss the myths surrounding US foreign policy as it relates to human rights and democracy building.

9/24- President Obama's War on Whistleblowers and the Targeting of Journalists: Join us to discuss how the Obama administration, as well as preceding administrations, have waged a war on whistleblowers and skirted US accountability for fraud, dragnet surveillance programs, and war crimes.

9/25- The Morality and Legality of Targeted Drone Strikes- Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A regarding US targeted drone strikes and their impacts both in the US and abroad.

9/26- Film Screening & Discussion on The Realization of Human Rights in the Occupied Territories: Join us for a viewing of Voices Across the Divide, a documentary exploring the experiences of Palestinians through rarely heard personal stories, and a discussion with filmmaker Alice Rothchild, followed by a panel discussion with Palestinian guest speakers.

9/26- Human Rights Open Mic Night: Come read share a human rights or social justice-themed poem or passage that inspires you with the peace activist community of DC. Hosted by American University's Society for Ethics, Peace & Global Affairs to celebrate the end of Human Rights Week. Any and everyone is welcome!

11/4- Join the Ethics, Peace & Global Affairs Program for a screening of the documentary PAD YATRA: A Green Odyssey. PAD YATRA: A Green Odyssey is the adventure of 700 people trekking across the nHimalayas with a call to save the planet's "3rd Pole," a glacial region now devastated by the climate chaos associated with global warming.

Fall 2013 List of Human Rights Events

  • 9/26 from 12:00-1:00: Poverty and AIDS in South Africa (Kay Spiritual Center)
  • 9/26 from 6:00-8:00: Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark w/Matar Ebrahim Matar (MGC Wechsler Theater)
  • 10/1 from 6:00-8:00: Two-Sided Story (SIS Abramsom Family Founders Room)
  • 10/3 from 12:00-1:00: Salvadoran Enterprise of Women (Kay Spiritual Center)
  • 10/3 from 5:30-8:00: Dirty Wars Screening and Discussion (Katzen Arts Center)
  • 10/10 from 5:30-8:00: Valentine Road Screening and Discussion (Katzen Arts Center)
  • 10/15 from 12:00-1:30: Munching on Human Rights #2 (WCL 6th Floor Student Lounge)
  • 10/16 from 3:00-5:00: Bahrain Panel Discussion (SIS Abramsom Family Founders Room)
  • 10/17 from 5:30-8:00: Gideon's Army Screening and Discussion (Katzen Arts Center)
  • 10/24 from 12:00-1:30: Cool Human Rights Work I Did on My Summer Vacation (WCL 401)
  • 10/24 from 5:30-8:00: The Act of Killing Screening and Discussion (Katzen Arts Center)
  • 10/29 from 12:00-1:30: Human Rights in the Workplace: Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation (WCL 401)
  • 10/30 from 5:00-7:00: Critique of ICTY (SIS Abramsom Family Founders Room)
  • 11/6 from 12:00-1:00: A Bolivian Activist's Life (Kay Spiritual Center)
  • 11/15 from 12:00-1:30: Munching on Human Rights #3 (WCL 6th Floor Student Lounge)
  • 11/18 at 6:30: Ambassador Jeffrey, former ambassador to Turkey (SIS Abramsom Family Founders Room)

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