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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.)

LucidBeings – The Edge Effect

Dance
The Edge Effect
Sunday, April 28, 3 p.m.
Dance Cube, Performing Arts and Humanities Building

LucidBeings Dance premiers an original production, The Edge Effect, featuring choreography by Franki Graham and Jeanna Riscigno and sound score by composer Timothy Nohe. Inspired by the extraordinary biome created at the merging of two ecosystems… (Click heading for full description.)

Joseph Beuys Sculpture Park

Visual Art
Joseph Beuys Sculpture Park
Open year-round
UMBC campus, inside Hilltop Circle between Administration Drive and Commons Drive

Joseph Beuys was an influential German artist known for his performances, sculptures, environments, vitrines, prints, posters, and thousands of drawings. Beuys highlighted the need for greater environmental awareness across the globe through his ongoing social sculpture project entitled, 7000 Oaks. With the help of over 20 organizations, 7000 Oaks inspired the planting of over 350 trees and several stones by over 500 people in Baltimore Parks and at the UMBC sculpture site in 2000. (Click heading for full description.)