Prof. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Princeton University, Department of African American Studies, presents "#BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation," Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. in Ellis Library, Room 114A
Most Missourians probably are aware of their state’s Native American heritage, if for no other reason than the plethora of Native American place names such as Miami, Neosho, Osceola, and Tecumseh, to name just a few.
WHAT: Geoff Eley, contemporary history professor at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, will visit the University of Missouri to present, “Placing the Holocaust in History: Shifting Perspectives, 1960-2010.” Eley’s talk will focus on ways historians have represented the Holocaust to the public and how viewpoints have changed over time.
Awarded to outstanding peace studies majors; requires a minimum GPA of 3.0.
One or more annual scholarships to upper-level undergraduate students in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in peace studies or in international studies with an emphasis in peace studies. Recipients must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above and have demonstrated active involvement and leadership in promoting the peaceful resolution of conflicts. The amount of the scholarship award shall be a minimum of $1000 per year per award.
WHAT: The MU Peace Studies Department will present “Don’t Give Up on Human Rights,” a discussion about the history and viability of the human rights project as the 2015 Peace Perspectives lecture.
The MU Peace Studies Department will present “ISIS, Domestic Terrorism, and Gun Violence: The Problems and What Should Be Done,” a panel discussion.
Jamila Raqib wlll give a public lecture on, "Nonviolent Action as a Means for Social Empowerment." Raqib advises groups around the world about nonviolent tactics during campaigns for democracy and human rights. During her visit to MU, Raqib will talk to classes and will meet with student leaders and faculty about movements of students concerned about racial justice, nonviolence, and social change.