“The Expo is an opportunity for people to see their community and their world as a caring, thoughtful, and generous place,” says emcee Jerome McDonnell. “Join us as we make a difference with our love, respect, and compassion.”
The shooting of Trayvon Martin has prompted weeks of public protest. What does this fatal shooting -- and the multi-faceted responses of Americans -- reflect about the politics of race and racial violence in the 21st century?
Some critics see the Hunger Games as an allegory for today: staggering world poverty amidst growing economic inequality. This panel will explore real world economic injustices and possibilities for creating a more equitable and fair system locally and globally.
The Kony 2012 controversy raised important questions about activism at home and abroad. How can those in the United States building meaningful transnational solidarities in Africa and around the globe? What should informed activism look like?
“Breaking up is hard to do,” the old song goes, but is that still the case in a world of text messaging and Facebook? Of course new technologies are changing our behaviors, but how exactly, and with what consequences?