Social Justice Academy, Spring 2023: Great Migrations
“As a global community, we face a choice. Do we want migration to be a source of prosperity and international solidarity, or a byword for inhumanity and social friction?”
- António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General
The Department of Politics and Human Rights launches the Spring 2023 Social Justice Academy: Great Migrations. This third, interdisciplinary, semester-length, and college-wide academy features thought leaders and hands-on workshops illuminating theories and methods of social justice. Visit Politics and Human Rights for more information about the academy. See individual events listings here on MMC Engage to RSVP for academy key conversations, creative action, and site visits. For more information, write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Watch our Keynote Address (or listen to it as a podcast) here!
Feb 7: Site Visit to African Service Committee (multiservice human rights agency)
Feb 23: Alex Hannaford Lecture
Feb 28: What is Language Justice?
Mar 7: Site Visit to Bangla Patrika (Bangladeshi newsroom & TV station)
Mar 14: Conversation with Thomas Hollywood (Catholic Relief Services)
Mar 28: Keynote Address w/ Sana Mustafa
Apr 13: Migrant Arrivals in NYC
Apr 19: Making Visible: Migration and Identity
Apr 19: Names in New York City
Apr 20: From Here: Film Screening & Talkback
May 1: New Media, New Politics with Ricardo Miranda Zúñiga