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Awakening Democracy: The Catalytic Role of Higher Education

Social Sciences Forum
“Awakening Democracy: The Catalytic Role of Higher Education”
Harry Boyte, Senior Scholar in Public Work Philosophy, Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship, Augsburg University
Wednesday, February 6, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library, 7th Floor

In a time of profound civic challenges, can higher education be a catalyst for a democratic awakening? (Click heading for full description.)

CIRCA presents Andrew Keiper and Kei Ito

CIRCA presents Andrew Keiper and Kei Ito
Wednesday, February 13, 12 – 1 p.m.
216 Performing Arts and Humanities Building (Dresher Center Conference Room)

The Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts presents Andrew Keiper and Kei Ito, a collaborative artist team whose large-scale visual and sound installations probe the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and their intertwined family histories. Ito’s grandfather witnessed the explosion of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima that killed his family, while Keiper’s grandfather was an engineer who contributed to the effort to develop the bomb. Their collaboration grapples with this history while asserting its pertinence to a contemporary audience living in an increasingly unstable political landscape. (Click heading for full description.)

Linehan Concert Hall

Maryland All-State Jazz Band

Maryland All-State Jazz Band
Saturday, February 23, 3:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Maryland All State Jazz Band Concert, hosted by the Maryland Music Educators Association, is a culmination of the hard work of students from all over the state of Maryland. (Click heading for full description.)

Claiming a Death

Social Sciences Forum — Health Inequality Lecture
“Claiming a Death: Rights, Small Activisms, and State Violence”
Clara Han, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University
Thursday, February 28, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

How are legal claims made by criminalized, low-income residents in the face of police brutality and death? In what way are state institutions interpenetrated by neighborhoods? (Click heading for full description.)

Effects of Unauthorized and Refugee Status on Youth Development 

Social Sciences Forum — Distinguished Lecture in Psychology
Effects of Unauthorized and Refugee Status on Youth Development 
Hirokazu Yoshikawa, New York University
Tuesday, March 26, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library, 7th Floor

Unauthorized and forced migration create social exclusion for millions of migrants worldwide. This exclusion can threaten child and youth development in multiple ways. (Click heading for full description.)

The Future of Aging in South Korea

Social Sciences Forum
“The Future of Aging in South Korea: Improving Lives through the Longevity Economy”
Joo Hyung Han, MBA, PhD., Founder and President, 50+ Korean
Thursday, March 28, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library, 7th Floor

South Korea is a ‘super aging’ society, confronting decades of accelerated longevity and steep declines in fertility. (Click heading for full description.)

Birthright Citizens

Social Sciences Forum — Low Lecture
“Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America”
Martha Jones, Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor and Professor of History, Department of History, Johns Hopkins University
Wednesday, April 10, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery   

Martha Jones will discuss her recent book, Birthright Citizens, which tells how African American activists radically transformed the terms of citizenship for all Americans. (Click heading for full description.)