Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 11:30pm 120 David Lawrence Hall
The opening session of the Human Rights & Housing in the 21st Century Summit, featuring keynote speaker Mindy Thompson Fullilove, professor of urban policy and health at The New School.
Friday, November 11, 2016 -
Explore the culture of homophobia in Jamaica through the eyes of gay Jamaicans who are forced to choose between their homeland and their lives after their sexual orientations are exposed. A discussion and Q&A with Maurice Tomlinson, who is featured in the film, follows the screening.
Saturday, November 12, 2016 120 David Lawrence Hall
The Human Rights & Housing in the 21st Century Summit's evening reception features keynote Speakers: Desiree Fields, urban geographer at the University of Sheffield (UK) and Ernesto López-Morales, Associate Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Chile in Santiago.
Saturday, November 12, 2016 -
Human Rights and Housing in the 21st Century Summit panel featuring Max Rameu, organizer and author of "Take Back the Land" and Rob Robinson of the International Alliance of Inhabitants & National Economic and Social Rights Initiative.
Cassey Ho, also known by the alias Blogilates, is an Asian American social-media fitness entrepreneur with a YouTube channel with over 3 million subscribers. Come take part in a special fitness class instructed by Cassey and hear her speak about her experiences about how being Asian American shaped her journey to where she is today. Presented by the Asian Student Alliance.
Monday, November 14, 2016 -
The documentary "I Go Home" tells the story of Pennhurst State School and Hospital through the eyes of a long-time resident of the institution. Following the screening, a panel discussion will take place with Tom Gilhool, a renowned disability rights attorney who was involved in landmark cases in Pennsylvania.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 -
Larry E. Davis, Dean of the School of Social Work and Director and founder of the Center on Race and Social Problems, will discuss his book "Why Are They Angry With Us?" Presented by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:00pm 3703 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Have “religious freedom” and “religious liberty” become code words for intolerance? How do individuals reconcile their personal religious beliefs with government laws? Join a multidisciplinary panel of Dietrich School experts to explore religious persecution within the broader historical context of civil rights in America.
Thursday, November 17, 2016 -
Celebrate gender diversity in the Geosciences with Dr. Tracey Holloway, president of Earth Science Women’s Network and professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison, as she presents "Satellite Data to Support Air Quality Policy and Planning."