David Zarembka will be presenting Peacemaking After Deadly Conflict at Zamora’s Market Friday, Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m. He has 49 years of involvement in the Great Lakes region as he first worked in the area in 1964 when he taught Rwandan refugees in now Tanzania. Since 1998, he has been the coordinator of the African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams, a Quaker organization that promotes peacemaking activities with local groups in the region.
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Ariel Harris ’13 hopes to one day found a school for inner city girls. First step: a two-year stint with Teach For America in Houston.
Fredrick Gooding Jr., founder of The Minority Reporter website, asserts that mainstream movies can have a strong cultural impact, particularly regarding the perpetuation of racial imagery and how Americans relate around notions of race.
English and Ethnic Studies major Claire Solak explains why she’s so glad she chose Cornell.
The flexibility of OCAAT gave student Ian Watt the chance to found OCTAVE Living and Learning Community, which gives free music lessons to children in need, while still excelling academically.
A facilitated discussion on the issue of identity (dismantling stereotypes and myths, assimilation, straddling both fences, etc.).
On Feb 9th, director of “The Silence of Neto,” Luis Argueta, will show and discuss his documentary film “abUSed – The Postville Raid” which tells the story of the most aggressive and largest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids in the history of the United States.
Eager to explore her interest in forensic pathology, See-yin So found the perfect outlet: a summer internship in New York City’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner sponsored by the Dimensions program. She earned a Cornell Fellowship the following summer to conduct biotech research in Baltimore, and she hopes to enter medical school after graduating […]
In West Indian People and Culture, students spend three weeks immersed in the cultures of Trinidad and Barbados, two very distinct island nations. Special attention is given to Carnival – steel drums, calypsos, and masquerade — and also to folklore, pluralism and religion.
Brittany Atchison knows she will dedicate her life to addressing issues of social justice and inequality, and she already boasts a two-page resume documenting her efforts. For starters, she’s completed internships with U.S. Senator Tom Harkin in Washington, D.C. and with the grassroots organization Bread for the World in Minneapolis. She also interned with the […]