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Human Rights Conference
To be Held at UW-Eau Claire
MAILED: Nov. 2, 2001
EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will host its third annual Human Rights Day Awareness Conference, "Issues of Peace," Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 12-13.
The conference will include a series of presentations and discussions to focus on and examine issues of peace. The following events are open to the campus and Eau Claire communities for free - or for a charge included with the listing.
Monday's events include:
Tuesday's events include:
- Naseer Aruri, political scientist and chancellor professor emeritus of political science at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, will be part of a panel discussion at 2 p.m. in Schofield Auditorium. Other participants will include Ali Abootalebi, associate professor of political science; A. David Gordon, professor of communication and journalism and department chair; Katherine Lang, assistant professor of history; and Morton Sipress, professor emeritus of political science.
- Katherine Rhoades, assistant professor of foundations of education, and Tamara Lindsey, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction, will present "Reading, Writing and Responding to Peace" at 3 p.m. in the Wisconsin Room of Davies Center.
- Naseer Aruri will present "Peace and Coexistence in the Middle East" at The Forum lecture series at 7:30 p.m. in Zorn Arena. Admission is $7 for the public; $5 for those 62 and older and UW System or Chippewa Valley Technical College faculty and staff; or $3 for those 17 and younger and UW System or CVTC students. Tickets are available at the University Service Center in Davies Center and will be sold at the door.
The UW-Eau Claire Student Senate is sponsoring the event. For more information, contact Erin Brandt, student life and diversity director in the Student Senate office, (715) 836-4646.
- Robert Nowlan, assistant professor of English, will present "Terrorism, State Terrorism, War and Peace: Socialist Reflections" at 11 a.m. in the Menominee Room of Davies Center.
- Rose-Marie Avin, professor of economics, will present "Peace and Economic Development: A Feminist Perspective" at 12:30 p.m. in the Menominee Room of Davies Center.
- Ingolf Vogeler, professor of geography, will present "Who's Right About Human Rights? The Ideology of Human Rights" at 12:30 p.m. in the Ojibwa Room of Davies Center.
- Selika Ducksworth-Lawton, associate professor of history, will present "World War II and Vietnam Lessons for Today's American Conflicts" at 2 p.m. in the Menominee Room of Davies Center.
- Barbara Blackdeer-Mackenzie, Knight journalist-in-residence of communication and journalism, will present "Human Rights of Indigenous People in Native America" at 2 p.m. in the Ojibwa Room of Davies Center.
- Ali Abootalebi, associate professor of political science, will present "American Policy and Afghanistan" at 3 p.m. in the Menominee Room of Davies Center.
- Brett Greider, assistant professor of philosophy and religious studies, and Justin Lehmann, a biology major and comparative studies in religion and anthropology minor, will present "Creating a More Sustainable Future: Peace and Non-Violence Activism in the 20th and 21st Century" at 3 p.m. in the Ojibwa Room of Davies Center.
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Updated: Nov. 2, 2001