Category Political Science

Mark Graber

Constitution & Citizenship Day Lecture: Counter-Stories: Protecting Civil Rights and Civil Liberties in Wartime

Social Sciences Forum
Mark Graber, Jacob A. France Professor of Constitutionalism, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Tuesday, September 15 | 4:30 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Mark Graber examines the problems of how and why the U.S. has often enacted restrictive policies during wartime, and how military conflicts and tensions influence civil liberties and civil rights in the United States. (Click heading for full description.)

We are subjects of history

We Are Subjects of History: Indigenous Communities’ Fight for Autonomy and Human Rights in Chiapas and Beyond

Social Sciences Forum
Guadalupe Moshan Álvarez, principal attorney, Fray Bartolomé Human Rights Center, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico
Bárbara Suárez Galeano, Interpreter, Autonomous University of Social Movements, Centro Autónomo de Albany Park, Chicago
Thursday, September 24 | 4:30 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Mexico is at a critical moment: the forced disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa rural teachers and college students set off a tidal wave of indignation and massive protests. In the context of a war on drugs that has left more than 25,000 disappeared, Guadalupe Moshan Álvarez will speak on the human rights situation in Chiapas, Mexico, FrayBa’s work, and the role of international solidarity. (Click heading for full description.)

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