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December 2014

Agnes Kamara-Umunna: “Healing pains, building futures: Hearing the voices of post-conflict Liberia”

December 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Olin 102

Straight from the Heart Straight (SFTH) was a radio call-in program in Liberia started by Kamara-Umunna in 2004, with funding from the United Nations Mission in Liberia. It allowed Liberians to phone in live and share their stories from the second civil war (1999-2002.)  Former soldiers, many of whom were child soldiers at the time of the civil war, were frequent call-in guests, in particular. Kamara-Umunna’s call-in show was a daring experiment in how radio could be used to facilitate open conversations…

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Academic Freedom: A Roundtable Discussion

December 9 @ 7:00 pm
Campus Center MPR

Tuesday Dec. 9th at 7PM Campus Center- MPR Please join Bard College’s Human Rights Project, Hannah Arendt Center, Center for Civic Engagement, Students for Justice in the Middle East, Political Studies Program, History Program, Language and Literature Program for “Academic Freedom: A Roundtable Discussion” Panelists include: Andrew Ross is a Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University. His most recent books include Creditocracy and the Case for Debt Refusal (2014), Nice Work If You Can Get It: Life and Labor in Precarious Times (2009), and,…

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